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Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

  • Location: Woodland Hills, 91365
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

Come work for one of the largest insurance companies in the U.S. and help people and businesses become smarter and better prepared to protect the things that matter most to them.
 
Position: Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master
Location: Woodland Hills, CA, 91365
Term: 6 months
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for end-to-end management of project, i.e. all phases of project from project planning, development, execution, monitoring to project close down.
  • Must have ability to blend traditional waterfall and agile methodologies seamlessly.
  • Contribute to well-defined project management processes and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 10+ years project management experience.
  • 3-5 years Agile experience.
  • Must have prior experience leading multiple medium to large projects within the SAFe Agile framework for project tracking. (preferably in Insurance and Financial industry)
  • Must have prior experience working on Information Security Projects. (Identity & Access management, Cloud Security, Application Security or Infrastructure)
  • Solid understanding of Information Security business function including Cyber Security and Security Engineering.
  • Must have prior experience leading medium to large projects preferably in Insurance and Financial industry within the SAFe Agile framework for project tracking.
  • Prior experience working on Information Security Projects. (Identity & Access management, Cloud Security, Application Security or Infrastructure)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate through complex organizations.
  • Ability to step up to address difficult issues with courage with a clear intent towards finding solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively clear, relevant information to project team, executives and project stakeholders.
  • Effectively lead project teams in a matrix environment playing a consultative and coaching role to other team members as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team.
  • Hold teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work.
  • Expertise in Project Management related software and applications, including MS Project, and the MS Office suite of products. (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with project team members and customers.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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