Software Project Manager For Govt Projects

Job Description:

Experienced Candidate Required for : Government ERP Implementation Project.

Position Role & Responsibilities:

  • Management: This is a management position – on the technical side. Teams of software developers headed by Team Leads will be reporting to this position.
  • Multi-tasking: Managing multiple projects in parallel and also some non-project activities like sales support.
  • Delivery: Overall responsibility of delivering the software project(s) as per schedule and within budget(s).
  • Sales support: Help sales by reading & understanding scope of Work in an RFP and prepare cost estimates for various bids & proposals. Marketing Support Activities including solution architecture, Data analysis, developing solution plan, coordinating with internal support teams like Transition/Data connectivity/BCP /Deal Financials /Proposal responses /Client presentations etc.
  • Quality: To ensure that organizational standards of Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Performance, and Efficiency are maintained.
  • SDLC: Our Projects involve complete Software Development Life Cycle. All activities including Project Kick-off, Systems Study, Analysis, Freezing Application Specifications, selection of appropriate technology, program coding, testing, user training, User Acceptance Testing, Master Data Creation / Conversion, Go Live, and Software Maintenance, are to be managed by Project Manager. Customer interfacing is an important aspect of this position.
  • Documentation: Creation of all Technical Project Documents, including various user manuals in relation with CMMI audits, since we are a CMMI 5 company.
  • Scrum/Agile Methodology: Knowledge and experience of working with Scrum/Agile methodology and other best practices for project management is expected.
  • Technology: Hands-on experience on either Microsoft or Open Source technologies required .Net, MVC, PHP, Java, MySQL/MariaDB, Oracle, MS-SQL. Further, capability to learn, adapt and use latest tools & technologies, software development platforms, databases, is needed.
  • Team Handling: Team handling, guiding and providing solution to Team Leads, Developers, and other employee reporting to this position.
  • Reviews: Position also involves facilitating solution reviews with internal stakeholders for Delivery / TGP / QA approvals.
  • Client Handling: Client communication, co-ordination and Project requirement analysis and providing cost estimation, proper deployment of resources, managing project completion time for on time deliveries, etc.

Required Candidate Profile:

  • Qualification: Must be having a B. Tech. or MCA degree. Relevant post Graduation is desirable. Certification like PMP, Scrum, ITIL, and SCRUM will be added advantages.
  • Project Management Tool: Hand on with any of Project Management tool like JIRA, REDMINE, PRINCE2, MS Project
  • Experience: Minimum 8 years full time working experience with min 3 years into Project Management role for System Development/Integration, IT Application Development.
  • Last Position Held: Must be serving as a Project Manager, Technical guide and a Leader with hands on knowledge of Microsoft or Open Source technologies.
  • Quality of Experience: Proven experience in managing a team of technology professionals at different hierarchy levels (i.e. Software Developers, Technical Leads, Business Analyst, Solution Architect). Experience of managing multiple projects in parallel.
  • SDLC Experience: Rich experience on managing complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is required and not just an offshore programming project.
  • Business Applications: Must have basic knowledge of either the business processes (like Accounting, Inventory, Sales, Production Planning etc.) or on e-Governance projects of State or Central governments.
  • Customer Facing: Your role is current project(s) must require interaction with end-customers involving software delivery commitments to customers and flag issues appropriately. You must be acting as an interface between Application and Technology.


  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines for timely deliveries.
  • Work with Senior Management team to define best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time.
  • Experience and ability to bring in software engineering life cycle best practices.
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Expected to be capable of sitting down with engineers to constructively review designs and debug live production issues.
  • Communicate cross-functionally, collaborate with Business teams, Product managers, engineers and QA to plan, own and deliver solutions on time.
  • Risk plan and mitigation.


UG: BCA in Any Specialization, B.Tech/B.E. in Any Specialization

PG: MCA in Any Specialization, MBA/PGDM in Any Specialization

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