Software Project Manager - Healthcare

KForce   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 280 days ago

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Kforce has a client in search of a Software Project Manager - Healthcare in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ). Responsibilities Include:

  • Drives development teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance
  • Works with the PMO office to prioritize, plan, and execute the development schedule for major product releases
  • Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the product development initiatives
  • May perform hands-on reviews of product backlog, designs, code, test scripts, and results in addressing delivery impediments or product quality issues
  • Ensures deliverables across engineering teams are high quality and clearly documented
  • Conducts daily stand-ups and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensures that the team is continuously learning from the past
  • Manages and tracks team velocity, burndown and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred
  • PMI and/or Scrum Master certification is a plus
  • 6+ years of technical project managementexperience managing IT Software Development projects
  • Experience managing Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality
  • Experience with healthcare industry is a big plus, but not required
  • Experience in the Healthcare industry is a plus
  • Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams
  • Experience with web services and open API development, as well as SOA concepts, is a plus
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to effectively communicate across third parties and technical and business product managers
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software

JobID: 1708949-WQG