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Sr. IT PM / Scrum Master

  • Location: Addison, 75001
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Sr. IT Project Manager
Location: Addison, TX - Hybrid model on-site 1 day a week
Term: 18 months


DESCRIPTION:
Seeking a Waterfall/Agile hybrid Project Manager/Scrum Master to manage IT projects and assist team members with transitioning the way the teams deliver work. The Project Manager/Scrum Master will work with the various BTS teams, managing projects and overseeing the development of backlogs. They will begin to train teams on the agile methodology and oversee the development of agile to ensure effective outcomes for BTS. Responsibilities include guiding teams through the implementation to delivery process and encourage team members and project owners to embrace the change in the way we do work. The ultimate goal of the role is to arm teams with the right knowledge, tools, and training so that they'll be able to effectively utilize their skillsets and time.

SPECIFIC SKILL SETS REQUIREMENTS:
Experience with Agile and Waterfall Project Management Methodologies required
Possess strong knowledge of terminologies for both methodologies
Strong understanding of planning and management of both IT and IT-related projects
Proficient understanding of use of project management tools (e.g., MS Project, MS Teams, SharePoint).
Proficient understanding of use of Agile planning tools (e.g., Azure DevOps, JIRA)
Experience with managing backlogs, creating dashboards and reports
Preparing and maintaining project documentation-including action, risk, tasks, dependencies, and status reports; creating and maintaining project deliverables
Consistent interaction with key project owners to keep them informed of matters requiring timely action with associated projects
Possess strong interpersonal skills, along with communication skills (verbal and written) to effectively mentor team members and collaborate with organizational stakeholders
Have some background or coursework in development, infrastructure, and data center

SPECIFIC SKILL SETS DESIRED, BUT NOT NECESSARILY REQUIRED:
Be technically capable to work with Azure DevOp

WHAT EXACTLY WILL THIS INDIVIDUAL BE WORKING ON?
Manage multiple, concurrent projects ranging from moderate to high degree of complexity and scope
Work in conjunction with project owners to ensure quality service delivery
Ensures all project resources are appropriately utilized
Help teams to embrace a cultural shift in the way they work
Mentor and Educate
Coach the team and organization on how to apply Scrum/Kanban practices and values
Provide hands-on support to mentor and guide teams on how to create and groom backlogs, providing feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing organizational growth and answering questions.
Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity
Work with the teams to help them transform to being self-managing and accountable
Work with Project Owners to drive business value and retain the project vision to keep the projects in motion

CERTIFICATION(S) REQUIRED OR DESIRED:
Scrum Master Certification-Desired