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Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master

Posted about 1 month ago

IT Project Manager / Scrum Master - Atlanta, GA

Global organization seeking a Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master for visible projects within the enterprise IT environment.  This PM/SM will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Agile development (Scrum, SAFe, etc), removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving standards of work. This role is a pivotal part of a broader Scrum team that partners with Solution Architects and Product Owners to ensure solution needs become reality. This role will be primary Scrum Master for a Finance team and will also serve as Project Manager to hybrid project teams moving to Agile. This role serves growing agile teams needing support on path to maturity.  Looking for a DRIVER and a PM/SM that truly understands "messy Agile" in the evolution from Waterfall to Agile. 

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as team Primary Point of Contact for status on work on board, team capacity, and team blockers.
  • Organize and facilitate Sprint sessions, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings with efficiency and motivation.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Facilitate and lead the team in adoption of Agile best practices.
  • Support the Director of Agile and the Agile Management Office in team development.
  • Serve as Technical Project Manager on hybrid projects

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information technology or a related field.
  • 5+ years agile project management / Scrum Master experience.
  • 3-5 years of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Proficient in JIRA.
  • Background or experience in Finance applications and/or Manufacturing support
  • Strong communication, planning, critical thinking, and organizing skills required.
  • Experience in Waterfall or Hybrid project management

Must be able to analyze data, solve problems, make decisions, remain open minded to alternative thinking and solutions and continuously improve.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and developing relationships with team members and customers.
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential.
  • Collaborative in driving decisions.
  • Scrum Master certification required.
This is an excellent opportunity to work within the Agile Management Organization to help drive exciting & visible projects and help lead in the Agile journey of this well known organization.  Please send your resume AND a link to your LinkedIn profile.

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

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