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Job ID: 5277

Job Description

IT Project Manager / Scrum Master

Position Summary:

The IT Project Manager/Scrum Master is responsible to effectively and efficiently manage the project and development sprints from planning to execution in an agile environment to deliver identified business value.

The Project Manager/Scrum Master shall:

  • Develop project and sprint plans that support the business objectives, timelines, budgets, resources, milestones, and project deliverables. 
  • Lead teams in implementing Scrum in order to maximize velocity. Work with Product Manager and key business stakeholders to ensure high value features are delivered at agreed time.
  • Facilitate/participate in key Agile rituals across Scrum teams.
  • Actively participate in assisting the team resolving issues, removing roadblocks and escalate as needed.
  • Prepare and conduct periodic status reports to update project teams and executive management regularly on progress, risks and issues 
  • Track progress daily through burn up, burn down and velocity tracking. Understand and help manage product back log.
  • Possess a deep understanding of agile metrics (tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.) to analyze and improve sprint planning.
  • Coach team members as needed, including resolving conflict.

Required Qualifications 

  • 8+ years IT Project Management experience 
  • 5+ years Scrum Master experience
  • Demonstrable expertise of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Proven ability to drive project planning and execution process and add value beyond just a task-oriented doer or project manager
  • Familiarity with Waterfall software development lifecycle (SDLC) 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; Excellent communicator in person, over the phone and through email
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to function in a fast moving and rapidly evolving environment
  • Self-motivated, organized

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree, Advanced degree a plus
  • PMP
  • CSM
  • SAFe Agilist certification 
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence and Planview

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