Sr. Program Manager - SCRUM (eCommerce exp)
Dew Software - California

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Job Responsibilities: • Create and manage program, project plans, timelines and deliverables. Communicate schedules and deliverables in a concise manner and ensure that deadlines are met. • Work with engineering, product development, QA, TechOps and other departments to resolve resource and schedule conflicts and dependencies. • Run weekly project status meetings, track status of existing issues and identify new issues and risks. • Act as a central point of contact for all communications relating to the project(s). • Engage and represent PMO on strategic planning for the business stream. • Run stream intake sessions and coordinate resourcing allocation for roadmap projects. • Manage day to day operational, project and resource allocation issues. • Communicate project status at all management levels. • Ensure that projects adhere to established standards and methodology practices. Help define new development processes and industry best practices. • Assess impact of change requests. • Make recommendations on how to best approach a software development project keeping in mind the business goals. • Work with product managers to define requirements and ensure integrity of product. • Know at all times the health of projects, critical path items, risks and impact to timelines. • Facilitate problem solving and escalations to maintain schedule. • Coordinate project deliverables between team leads. • Coach project teams in the capacity of scrum master.

Job Requirements: • 8+ years of program/project management experience. • Strong working knowledge of web development and eCommerce for an international company. • Strong understanding of and applied experience with Agile development principles. • Ability to coach teams in the scrum master capacity. • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic development environment with matrix reporting structure. • Strong facilitation skills. • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and succinctly, complex design and technical issues, as well as business and product requirements . • Demonstrated leader throughout career. • Demonstrated project management fundamentals. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Solid understanding of web technology, browsers, user interface issues and quality assurance. • Ability to think “outside the box” and contribute to the improvement of internal processes. • Ability to understand and challenge technical proposals. • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment. • Highly organized and detail oriented. • Ability to multi-task with minimal supervision. • Demonstrated ability with affecting change. • Must be hard working, highly motivated and a self-starter. • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. • Knowledge of JIRA and Rally tools a plus. • PMP certification a plus. • Scrum master certification a plus.