Senior IT Project Manager - Scrum Master
Information Technology - Boca Raton, FL

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Duties:
: Serves as a dedicated team member who has the primary responsibility to support their self-organizing, self-managing team successfully achieve their daily, iteration, and release goals and delivery objectives.

: Influences the team to effectively apply, implement and enforce Scrum principles and practices, facilitating continuous improvement, and identifying and removing team impediments.

: Will help protect the team from outside influences, which could otherwise interfere with the team's ability to deliver value in a short time-box (iteration).

: Will mentor and assist the team in its transition to the new method, and continuously facilitate a team dynamic intended to maximize team performance.

Additional Responsibilities include:
: Uses agile estimation techniques to help the team and program estimate features, epics, and user stories.

: Ensures that daily stand-up meetings take place.

: Facilitates review sessions intended to prioritize tasks and mitigate road blocks.

: Facilitates sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos.

: Assists the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed.

: Ensures cross-team coordination.

: Reaches out to the larger organization for impediment removal.

: Encourages transparency and associated metrics.

: Maintains relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing.

: Liaises between Developers and User Experience/Visual Designers to foster better communication between the disciplines.

: Ensures that project status, issues and successes are documented appropriately and communicated to project team, stakeholders, sponsors, steering committee and all levels of management.

: Acts as a project manager when necessary. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between assigned team and third parties or between assigned team and other scrum or traditional development and/or infrastructure teams.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

: At least 3 years experience working in an agile environment, preferably in a variety of situation.

: Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.

: Familiarity with common Agile practices and service-oriented environments.

: Knowledge of the software development life cycle.

: Certified scrum master/scrum practitioner.

: Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures.

: Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics.

: Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development.

: Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise.

: Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form.

: Familiarity with user acceptance testing and principles.

: Familiarity with automated testing practices and principles.

: Has an ability to understand people and systems, and an ability to know what questions to ask to guide someone through solving a problem (without knowing the subject matter).

: Be communicative and social, assertive, situationally-aware, enthusiastic.

: Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches

: Puts others and their priorities first - a servant leader able to garner respect from his/her team and has the ability to influence positive transformations.

: Excellent listener, direct, concise, patient.

Requirements:
: Required 6 Years - Working Project Management experience with IT Projects (IT infrastructure projects)

: Required - Oracle implementation experience

: Required 3 Years - Work Experience

: Required - Certified Scrum Master/Scrum Pracitioner

: Required - Familiarity with user acceptance testing and principles

: Required - Familiarity with automated testing practices and principles

: Required - Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity and task definition

: Required - Familiarity with common Agile practices and service-oriented environments

: Required - Knowledge of the software development life cycle

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