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About the Position

We currently have an opening for an IT Consultant and Project Manager who will execute the project management, business analyst, technical writer, and quality assurance roles in support of the implementation of our products. Initial tasks will include working with other team members to support existing implementation projects. Product knowledge gained in this capacity will lead to greater responsibility, including working directly with our clients as a project manager. All candidates must be comfortable working directly with customers in a collaborative environment.

This full-time position is based at our headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Candidates must be willing to travel up to 15% locally and 10% nationally.

Primary Duties

  • Learn the intricacies of our core products
  • Collaborate with product management, software engineers, and project managers to write and update product documentation (client business requirements, functional specifications, test cases, and user manuals)
  • Perform deployments and quality assurance of our systems and products
  • Assist with all project tasks, including documentation, functional testing, and client walkthroughs and training sessions
  • Participate in welcoming and assisting new employees
  • Develop business analyst and IT consulting skills
  • Promote Cobalt at industry eventsRequired Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 – 3 years of work experience
  • An interest in IT project management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Organizational and task management skills
  • Great personality (patient, upbeat, friendly and professional)
  • Experience contributing to a team

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in the Consultant, Business Analyst or Technical Writer roles
  • Experience with Microsoft CRM, association management software or other CRM software and business intelligence/reporting projects
  • Prior positions working with associations or certification boards
  • Client or customer facing work experience

Compensation

Cobalt provides all employees with medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, a 401K plan with employer matching and free parking as well as a relaxed work environment in Alexandria. Cobalt hires talented, motivated people that like to see the results of their work and that strive to grow the company and develop their own skills. The Level 1 Consultant position pays an annual salary of $60,000 – $70,000, based on experience with the opportunity to make up to 10% more in annual performance-based bonuses.

To Apply

Please send the following to jobs@cobalt.net with “IT Consultant / Project Manager” as the subject line:

  • Current Resume
  • Cover Letter

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