Iteration Manager
ManifestSolutions - Columbus, OH

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Manifest Solutions is currently seeking an Iteration Manager for a job in Columbus, Ohio. Qualified candidates will coordinate all aspects of Agile development , provide coaching, drive team performance, manage risks, and manage vendor/contractor relationships.

Key Skills:
Coordinate all aspects of Agile development (planning, monitoring throughout and velocity, scope/issues management, ect.) throughout completion to achieve iteration goals and commitments.

Proficient in managing Agile teams responsible for medium to large sized project delivery.

Facilitates effort estimates with the team to support release, iteration and project forecasting/funding process within the team.

Leads iteration planning collaboratively, working with the Business Lead or Product Owner to build and maintain a prioritized product backlog.

Drives team performance by eliminating waste and fostering and environment of continuous improvement, including facilitating decision making and protecting the team from outside forces or distractions.

Performs peer-to-peer coaching, training, and mentoring to improve process competencies across multiple standing teams.

Leads retrospective, daily standup and show-and-tell meetings to encourage collaboration, communication, feedback, and learning among the team.

Reports project health to needed levels in the organization, sometimes in partnership with the Project or Program Manager.

Communicates obstacles needing outside help to the Project Manager.

Manages risks through each iteration and assesses impact to project timeline, scope.

Works with Agile team and leadership team as needed to resolve any issues that become a reality.

Manages vendor/contractor relationships within the Agile team in conjuction with project leadership.

Ensures the team is ready for release and iteration planning by inspecting functional requirement quality.

Capable of closely managing velocity and tracking teams progress and assess changes needed for future iterations.

Continuously improves iteration management capabilities within team by identifying best practices, adopting consistent, standard work and coaching/pairing across teams.


1-3 years of iteration management experience, handling multiple teams.

Excellent interpersonal and conflict management/negotiation skills.

Experience and skills influencing teams and leadership.

Insurance experience preferred, but not mandatory.

Please submit qualified resumes to

Applicants only, no third parties or agencies please.

Manifest offers competitive compensation with flexible employment status, comprehensive insurance package, 401(k) retirement plan, company paid holidays, vacation, and sick time, referral bonuses and a flexible schedule in a family atmosphere.

About us. For the past 17 years, Manifest Solutions has been the preferred provider of Information and Business Systems consulting services through our dedication to quality and entrepreneurial spirit. Our Clients range from small development shops to Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries.