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Project Manager/Scrum Master

  • Location: Atlanta, 30309
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Position: Project Manager/Scrum Master
Location: Atlanta, GA 30309
Term: 6 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Drive the on-schedule completion of deliverables in accordance with the Program Roadmap.
  • Own the Sprint plan and milestones/deliverables and contribute to the program-wide Roadmap/PI plan.
  • Create and publish Scrum framework artifacts and metrics.
  • Manage cross-Squad dependencies in collaboration with the Program Manager/RTE.
  • Guide and coach the team and organization in the understanding of agile principles and values and the use of the Scrum framework.
  • Contribute to Project Governance and Budget management by owning Squad-level budgets and actuals monitoring
  • Facilitate effective execution of Squad-level Scrum events. (sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint review/demo, retrospective, standups)
  • Work with Product Owner to ensure effective product backlog refinement.
  • Build a trustful, safe work environment based on openness and transparency.
  • Proactively protect the team from external distractions.
  • Guide and coach team discussions, decision making, conflict resolution, and working agreements.
  • Guide and coach continuous improvement of solutions and delivery processes.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science is preferred or commensurate with relevant work experience.
  • Scrum Master/Coach with over 3 years of experience working in an HR systems environment. (project management skills are also preferred)
  • Experienced engaging with business partners, establishing project schedules, and leading technical discussions.
  • Knowledgeable of various SaaS solutions in the HR/Payroll space and Commercial Off the Shell (COTS) solutions.
  • Familiarity with JIRA and scaled Agile.
  • Expertise in MS Office, including MS Visio.  Must also possess the ability to produce high-level Executive Presentations.
  • Ability to analyze project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives.
  • Proven record of successfully managing within a complex task, schedule-sensitive, and fast-paced environment. Must be a detail-oriented, self-starter with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to lead a project team in documenting the current state and developing future state processes, using tools such as process mapping, statistical analysis, and other process improvement tools.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Self-directed, able to work in a team and independently with minimal direction.
Even better if you have:
  • Master’s degree (or equivalent)
  • Certifications in project management
  • Certifications as a Scrum Master
  • Experienced in implementing Workday HCM or other HCM SaaS solutions.
  • Knowledge of the Human Resources and Payroll domain.

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

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