Sr. Project Manager, Scrum Master

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $51 - $63.76 per hour

job description

Sr. Project Manager, Scrum Master

Job Summary:

The resource will work in the Production Services & Architecture group at client company. The Scrum Master/Project Manager will work closely with the Product Owner / Program Manager and Project Managers assigned to the Automation Program team to manage the execution of stories entered in JIRA for the different workstreams aligned to the program. The project team is using Agile project management methodology with 2 - 3 week sprints so the Scrum Master/Project Manager must have worked in a similar engagement.

The Scrum Master/Project Manager will also work closely with the Product Owner and Development Teams to understand the issues and blockers to their tasks and work with the Scrum Team to resolve them quickly without impacting the deliverable schedules. The resource will also be involved in creating, reviewing and updating the project documentation and creating/presenting weekly status updates to the program team.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Run the daily/weekly/monthly scrum meetings efficiently
  • Work with multiple agile development partners and support teams in a matrixed organization
  • Track work progress on a daily basis and ensure that the status is documented correctly
  • Identify blockers and work with the Project Managers to remove the impediments
  • Ensure that the stories contain the right level of detail before development starts
  • Provide weekly status with the progress and issues
  • Run retrospectives after each sprint and implement process improvements
  • Drive partnership with business, IT and technical SMEs from different groups e.g. Database, Security, Networking and Operations
  • Analyze/interpret business requirements and perform current/target/gap/impact analyses, articulate business needs, gaps, impact across all areas and provide clear proposals to close gaps and translate them to JIRA stories
  • Drive and lead the software development life cycle (SDLC) which includes authoring documents, ensuring completion of review, approval, and sign-off of documents, assisting throughout the Solution Design, Development, QA, UAT, and defect resolution process, and handoff to Production
  • Lead understanding and delivery of change management procedures and release deployments as related to the Public Cloud program
Qualifications:

  • 2 - 3 years as Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager with relevant certifications
  • 3 - 5 years in Agile Development Environment as a BA/Project Lead/Project Manager
  • 2 - 3 years running infrastructure projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills to the senior executives and program leadership
  • Experience running Scrum with JIRA
  • Experience with managing multiple work-streams in a large program
  • Advanced capabilities using Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, ALM, Visio, and RTC
  • Highly skilled in data mapping, process flows and use case development
  • Highly skilled in collaboration across multiple teams
  • Ability to lead complex projects using Agile Methodology
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

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