26 days old

Niche It Program Manager

Charlotte, NC 28262
  • Job Code
    574592
  • Payrate
    $55 To $76

Note: The contract can be extended once funding is confirmed for next year.


Essential Duties:


- Guide team on Agile / Scrum practices, including:


o How to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers


o How to get the most of self-organization


o Self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks


o Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization


- Clearly understand the goals/outcomes of the team


- Accountable for managing and tracking the performance/velocity of the team, identifying opportunities and driving adjustments to continually enhance the efficiency of their delivery


- Responsible for managing the capacity and demand of the team (including defect management) to optimize the throughput of the team


- Responsible for preparing, facilitating and documenting the key meeting routines within the team


- Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work


- Responsible for keeping release/product information consolidated, organized and up to date


- Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches


- Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise, facilitate resolution and elevate them to management


- Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment


- Responsible for driving continuous improvement in the team by facilitating retrospectives and identifying and managing opportunities within and across release cycles.


- Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches to manage oneself and a team


- Responsible for coaching team members and mediating conflicts to resolution


- Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving


- Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution


- Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information


- Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog


- Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example; Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done


- Must be high-energy


Required Skills/Experience


- First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)


- Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.


- Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency


- Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)


Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)


- Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II)


- Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory


- Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc


- Experience implementing and executing Enterprise Agile and Scaled Agile Framework


- Experience delivering in a multi-scrum with waterfall, hybrid variations


- Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD,


- Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games


- Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team


- Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc)


- Previous experience as a team lead


- Excellent communication and mentoring skills


- Experience with RRC/RTC and other agile tools

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