IT Project Management Advisor

IT Project Management Advisor

02 Nov 2021
Tennessee, Nashville, 37202 Nashville USA

IT Project Management Advisor

job summary:

Agile Scrum Master/Coach


JOB DESCRIPTION


Agile Project Manager/Coach within a transformative agile environment focused on Data Analytics and Management. The successful candidate will be a self-starter that can drive efficient improvements in alignment with Scaled Agile for Enterprise (SAFe) framework principles within a new or existing Scrum team. This role reports into the IT Project Management Office and is matrixed to the Data Management Services organization.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies such as story grooming, sprint planning, release planning, sprint retrospective, demo, and product backlog review.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the sprint delivery, including analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment activities.
  • Define and implement structured release plan, including forecasting, tracking, and reporting.
  • Drive all committed user stories through completion during the sprint.
  • Maintain and share relevant metrics that give teams and stakeholders visibility into their performance.
  • Drive the Scrum team and stakeholders to collaboratively negotiate scope and delivery schedule.
  • Ensure the current state of the sprint/release is accurately and clearly represented in TFS/Rally/Jira, and provides status updates to business and IT stakeholders.
  • Eliminate impediments making sure the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the sprint.
  • Monitor daily issues impacting the team; facilitate resolutions and escalation as necessary.
  • Work with Product Owner to effectively manage product backlog.
  • Ensure that improvements identified during sprint retrospective are being executed.
  • Coach and help the team self-organize and work cross-functionally.
  • Manage interdependencies with other teams in the ART (Agile Release Train).
  • Partner with Release Train Engineers to drive continuous improvement in alignment with SAFe principles within a release train
  • Quickly learn and apply organizational and SAFe Scrum knowledge to drive effective, efficient delivery
  • Aptitude to identify and act upon coachable moments in the spirit of Agile transformation is integral to this role

QUALIFICATIONS:



  • 5+ years of related work experience as a project manager and scrum master in a transforming organization
  • SAFe Scrum Master Certification and 3+ years of formal scrum master experience required, SAFe 5.0 highly preferred
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the SAFe Agile Scrum framework required
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed environment
  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
  • Able to demonstrate experience leading teams and increasing effectiveness
  • Able to network across a large organization to facilitate team needs
  • strong leadership, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience using TFS/Jira/Rally strongly preferred

EDUCATION:



  • Bachelor's degree in technical field required



location: Nashville, Tennessee

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors



responsibilities:


  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies such as story grooming, sprint planning, release planning, sprint retrospective, demo, and product backlog review.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the sprint delivery, including analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment activities.
  • Define and implement structured release plan, including forecasting, tracking, and reporting.
  • Drive all committed user stories through completion during the sprint.
  • Maintain and share relevant metrics that give teams and stakeholders visibility into their performance.
  • Drive the Scrum team and stakeholders to collaboratively negotiate scope and delivery schedule.
  • Ensure the current state of the sprint/release is accurately and clearly represented in TFS/Rally/Jira, and provides status updates to business and IT stakeholders.
  • Eliminate impediments making sure the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the sprint.
  • Monitor daily issues impacting the team; facilitate resolutions and escalation as necessary.
  • Work with Product Owner to effectively manage product backlog.
  • Ensure that improvements identified during sprint retrospective are being executed.
  • Coach and help the team self-organize and work cross-functionally.
  • Manage interdependencies with other teams in the ART (Agile Release Train).
  • Partner with Release Train Engineers to drive continuous improvement in alignment with SAFe principles within a release train
  • Quickly learn and apply organizational and SAFe Scrum knowledge to drive effective, efficient delivery
  • Aptitude to identify and act upon coachable moments in the spirit of Agile transformation is integral to this role





qualifications:


  • Experience level: Manager
  • Education: Bachelors


skills:
  • Project Management



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Job Details

  • ID
    JC5439222
  • State
  • City
  • Job type
    Contract
  • Salary
    USD $42 per hour 42 per hour
  • Hiring Company
    Randstad Corporate Services
  • Date
    2020-11-02
  • Deadline
    2021-01-01
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