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Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master

Alpharetta, GA 30005

Posted: 09/05/2019 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Agile - Scrum / Kanban / Product Owner / Coach Job Number: 11063

Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master

Our client is a data and technology company fostering on innovation, growth and collaboration. The fast-paced, team-driven environment provides the opportunity to work as a key contributor on high priority initiatives by developing new products, solutions and platforms, and supporting technology operations while maintaining the highest standards of quality.

They are seeking a Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master to join their team in Alpharetta, GA! 

Here' s what you' ll be doing:
  • Functioning as an Agile Project Manager for tracking and managing tasks that are timeline driven
  • Acting as a Scrum Master to deliver platform and product initiatives for net new functionality
  • Facilitating  sprint planning, daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews, retrospectives and demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders
  • Assisting key business users (product owners / BA' s) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization
  • Identifying and removing  impediments to prevent distractions
  • Maintaining  and publishing agile metrics (e.g. velocity and burn-down)
  • Collaborating  closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to facilitate release management across teams to coordinate release scheduling
  • Maintaining software release schedule and acting as a liaison between teams to ensure proper communication
  • Serving  as a coach while empowering team self-organization and self-management
  • Cultivating  robust and sustainable working relationships between business and technology teams to foster a cross-functional team environment
  • Making  recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance effectiveness
  • Adhering to internal SDLC and review processes and standards

Here' s what our ideal candidate has:
  • 3+  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  experience as a Scrum Master or Project Manager to manage Agile projects with Agile software development methodologies, specifically Scrum, Lean or Kanban
  • Bachelor' s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency  with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint, and SharePoint 2010 /SharePoint 2013
  • Experience in leading process improvement and/or change initiatives, especially as it related to software development is a plus
  • Scrum Master or other agile certification is a plus
  • Experience working with Salesforce technologies a plus

Benefits: Our IT consultants enjoy a wide array of benefits including: medical, dental, 401K, life insurance, and much more.

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