Project Manager – Software

  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #7912
DataStaff, Inc is seeking a Software Project Manager for a long-term contract opportunity with one of our direct clients located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze current PM methodologies and implement changes to increase speed and quality of delivery
  • Transform business and technical requirements into project scope and statement of work that supports strategic, and customer satisfaction goals
  • Lead the team to prioritize signed off project work based on analysis of strategic importance, tasks outstanding, obstacles or barriers, budgets, resources and deadlines
  • Manage the stakeholder sand team members, to design a solution and establish associated project timelines and budgets that allow for the delivery of the most strategic functionality within the project constraints
  • Manage multiple concurrent IT projects of various sizes, from start to finish
  • Be an agent of change and a source of positive influence
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget and meet/or exceed business outcomes
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of IT project management experience
  • PMP certification required
  • Demonstrated ability to use the principles and practices of project and program management
  • Agile Methodology experience preferred
  • ITIL, Six sigma or Six Sigma Lean training or certification preferred. 
  • An exciting portfolio of software and services implementations and other IT projects
  • A strong belief that project management structures deliver exceptional value
  • The ability to receive, offer and process critical feedback in a positive way, and to explain or defend work when appropriate
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Sharp, energetic, assertive, results-oriented and able to shift gears when needed in a rapidly evolving environment
  • Ability to present ideas, collaborate effectively and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Creativity and flexibility in analytical skills to facilitate

This opportunity is available as a W2 position with a competitive benefits package. DataStaff, Inc. offers medical, dental and vision coverage options as well as paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.  As many of our opportunities are long-term, we also have a 401K program available for employees after 6 months


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