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Scrum Master / Project Manager
Ref No.: 19-09415
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 12/09/2019
Genesis10 is seeking a Scrum Master/ Project Manager for a direct hire position with a financial services client located in New York, NY.

Summary:
The Scrum Master / Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of IT projects. They will provide guidance on adopting agile methodology where its' best suited within the organization.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Accountable for developing detailed project plans, agile artifacts and status reports as well as working with teams of infrastructure engineers, security engineers and developers.
  • Identifiy and manage key milestones, timelines, deliverables, roadblocks and budget.
  • Support the implementation process and ensure production readiness by coordinating all aspects of the business partnering with the infrastructure, application development, and production support teams.
Requirements:
  • Utilize internal project management processes, methodologies, and tools to ensure projects / programs are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Establish and champion recommended project requirements, design, and planning standards including delivery methodology such as Agile, Lean, etc. based on project needs.
  • Work with project stakeholders to clearly define and manage expectations, objectives, assumptions, measurements, schedule, scope, requirements, risks, issues, changes, metrics & success criteria, communication, change control, and successful deployment. After deployment, work with project stakeholders to measure project results, ensure achievement of business outcomes, and successfully operationalize project deliverables.
  • Manage project planning, progress, and close out meetings with project teams & stakeholders.
  • Develop, maintain and evolve project / program budget, costs and schedules. Account for resource capacity, organizational change capacity, competing initiatives and project / program constraints.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to achieve business objectives with specified quality levels. Drive tough decision making, balancing business goals, technical implications and time to market.
  • Manage partner / vendor outsourcing engagements and foster accountability for deliverables, timeline, and quality during program / project delivery.
  • Anticipate, track and drive others to resolve blocking issues, make tradeoffs and manage escalations to meet committed delivery timelines.
  • Actively communicate with project / program stakeholders. Ensure alignment, visibility and transparency into all aspects of assigned projects and programs.
  • Prepare and communicate information for the appropriate audience level including presentations to senior management.
  • Drive change and provide continuous feedback on how project / program teams can work more efficiently.
  • Lead best practice improvement efforts in support of program and project management capability development.

Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience managing full life-cycle technical projects or programs of an increasingly large and complex scale in a related industry.
  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline or 4+ years equivalent work experience is required.
  • Experience in creating and managing complex, cross-team project plans; prior success in driving execution of large-scale project plans with teams in multiple time zones.
  • Experience managing technology projects in distributed locations creating solutions with in-house and outsourced teams. Requires strong partner and vendor management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical teams.
  • A solid grasp of the business side of technology with an understanding for metrics and analysis to deliver on business objectives.
  • Preferred: CSM -certified scrum master, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification, PMI-ACP

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”

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