Project Manager

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $75 - $77.65 per hour

job description

Project Manager


  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Pragmatic Agile/Scrum/Kanban practices combined with traditional Project Management/Release Management practices to efficiently drive software delivery.
  • Use and guide the team on pragmatic Agile/Kanban/Scrum practices; Also able to use waterfall and PMI Project Management practices
  • Removing impediments and facilitating the removal of impediments/risks
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems are efficiently resolved, despite ambiguous requirements and within a fast-paced environment
  • Facilitating getting software development/delivery work done effectively
  • ScrumMaster/Drive the work of 2-3 small teams
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
Required Skills/Experience

  • 3+ years hands-on experience as Scrum Master for software development teams
  • 3+ years hands-on experience as a Project Manager with PMI-skillsets and waterfall
  • 5+ years hands-on experience managing projects in a corporate environment
  • Effective skills in communication, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous, challenging, fast-paced environment
Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Rally experience is a plus
  • Experience leading Release Management for Product Software Development is a plus
  • Experience with Kanban and Scrum is a plus

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