Agile Scrum/PM in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Agile Project Manager

Key Areas of Responsibilities 
  • Act as a Scrum Master to leads key initiatives to deliver project objectives for medium to large sized agile projects 
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews, retrospectives and demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders 
  • Assist key business users (product owners) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization 
  • Identify and remove impediments to prevent distractions 
  • Maintain and publish agile metrics (e.g. velocity and burn-down) 
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to facilitate release management across teams to coordinate release scheduling 
  • Maintain software release schedule and act as a liaison between teams to ensure proper communication 
  • Serve as a coach while empowering team self-organization and self-management 
  • Cultivate robust and sustainable working relationships between business and technology teams to foster a cross-functional team environment 
  • Promote and evangelize Agile across the organization 
  • Make recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance effectiveness 
  • Adhere to internal SDLC and review processes and standards 

Qualifications 
  • 5 or more years of professional experience managing technology projects with cross-functional, matrix staff (including vendors) with high integration across multiple lines of business and technical discipline 
  • 2 years minimum experience as a Scrum Master or Project Manager to manage Agile projects with Agile software development methodologies, specifically Scrum, Lean or Kanban 
  • Experience in leading process improvement and/or change initiatives, especially as it related to software development is a plus 
  • Proven ability as a servant leader able to lead and work with multiple diverse roles and personalities 
  • Self-motivated driver able to make progress despite obstacles and to solve problems 
  • Strong time management skills and sense of timeliness in meeting commitments 
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level 
  • Demonstrated aptitude for acquiring knowledge and skills 
  • Ability to understand the key metrics to measure, observe and optimize 
  • Exceptional facilitative skills, must be able to lead and demonstrate value add principles with transparency (e.g. desire to bring disclosure and grow trust)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both oral and written 
  • Proficient with GSuite, Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint, and SharePoint 2010 /SharePoint 2013 
  • Scrum Master or other agile certification is a plus 
  • Bachelor' s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent experience