16 days old
2018-07-312018-08-28

Project Manager

Jersey City, NJ 07310
  • Job Code
    636263
  • Payrate
    $70 To $75
job summary:

Scrum Master

Essential duties:

Agile Facilitation

Guide the team and organization on Agile/Scrum practices and values

Facilitate regular Agile meetings

Help the team assess and continuously improve its Agile maturity

Fostering a safe environment for the team

Build cohesion and a healthy team culture.

Building a safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or retribution

Support the team

o Create transparency for impediments impacting the team and assist in resolving them.

o Be the advocate for the teams needs within the larger organization.

o Shield the team from external forces that could be detrimental to progress.

o Support and educate the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Communication - Foster communication within the team as well as outside the team. This includes but is not restricted to project timelines, scope changes, inter project dependencies, etc.

Present progress, risk, issues at leadership/intern-stakeholder meetings.

Planning

Ensure that regular planning takes place.

Participant in and manage logistics around squad cadence (Sprint planning, review, retrospectives, story grooming, release planning, etc).

 
location: Jersey City, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 75 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

Essential duties:

Agile Facilitation

Guide the team and organization on Agile/Scrum practices and values

Facilitate regular Agile meetings

Help the team assess and continuously improve its Agile maturity

Fostering a safe environment for the team

Build cohesion and a healthy team culture.

Building a safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or retribution

Support the team

o Create transparency for impediments impacting the team and assist in resolving them.

o Be the advocate for the teams needs within the larger organization.

o Shield the team from external forces that could be detrimental to progress.

o Support and educate the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Communication - Foster communication within the team as well as outside the team. This includes but is not restricted to project timelines, scope changes, inter project dependencies, etc.

Present progress, risk, issues at leadership/intern-stakeholder meetings.

Planning

Ensure that regular planning takes place.

Participant in and manage logistics around squad cadence (Sprint planning, review, retrospectives, story grooming, release planning, etc).

 
qualifications:

Required Skills/Experience:

At least a year of experience as a Scrum Master in large multiphase projects not just GUI projects.

Ability to work with geographically disperse teams.

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

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

Experience in project dealing with data base modelling and migration of data.

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

Awareness and experience with Agile techniques: Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, SaaS, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing.

Applicable knowledge of JIRA, Sharepoint, MS Teams or other agile tools.

Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

 
skills: Required Skills/Experience:

At least a year of experience as a Scrum Master in large multiphase projects not just GUI projects.

Ability to work with geographically disperse teams.

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

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

Experience in project dealing with data base modelling and migration of data.

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

Awareness and experience with Agile techniques: Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, SaaS, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing.

Applicable knowledge of JIRA, Sharepoint, MS Teams or other agile tools.

Excellent communication and mentoring skills.


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