CERTIFIED PROJECT MANAGER (PMP)

Kikoda is seeking a PMI-Certified Project Manager with IT experience to join our powerhouse team. The ideal candidate will be able to lead multiple projects that would include the development and implementation of new applications or system enhancements/ functionality for our customers.

The Project Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of small to large sized software development projects and ensure that goals and objectives are completed within time and budget parameters. Local candidate is preferred due to occasional on-site requirements.

Required Experience:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or another related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful IT Project Management experience
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
  • Experience with project-management frameworks in a software-development environment including writing statement of work, project plans, detail design documents
  • Knowledge of tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers
  • Experience with management of quality assurance and testing efforts on software
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Preferred Experience:

  • General working knowledge with SQL
  • Knowledge of typical State and Local Government processes
  • Successfully implemented projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) desired but not required
TECHNICAL LEAD / SENIOR DEVELOPER

Kikoda is seeking an experienced technical lead/senior developer to join our powerhouse team.

As the Technical Lead for one of our teams, you will take charge of the end-to-end development process, collaborating closely with a small team of developers, designers, and product owners. Your primary goal will be to ensure the successful and timely delivery of the project, meeting high-quality standards, and exceeding customer expectations.

To be successful in this role, you will need the following:

  • Must be comfortable with, and capable of, communicating project specifics with client leadership, Kikoda leadership, and development team members. Must be able to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide strong technical direction, set clear expectations, and promote best practices with the development team to achieve optimal performance and results.
  • Architecture and Design: Collaborate with product owners and designers to translate product requirements into scalable and innovative technical solutions.
  • Hands-on Development: Lead by example through hands-on coding and problem-solving. Write high-quality, clean, and efficient code as needed, contributing to the development process.
  • Cloud and Automation: Work with and grow an AWS infrastructure, using Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD pipelines, to ensure scalability, security, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Technical Experience: Strong firsthand experience in one or more of AWS, Expo, CDK/Terraform, TypeScript, and React a plus

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