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Project Manager-Scrum Certified
Ref No.: 18-05821
Location: Cary, North Carolina
  
Job Description:
  • 8-10+ years of experience. 
  • Responsible for the coordination, stability, and status reporting of cross-functional project oriented work efforts.
  • Manages processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget, and meet customer specifications.
  • Assembles project plans and team assignments.
  • Directs and monitors work performance by managing resource requirements, performance quality analysis, and escalating timeline concerns in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for tracking project deliverables and adjusting project plans and/or resource needs to meet customer requirements.
  • Schedules meetings and coordinates communication regarding project progress and risks that impact budget and/or timeline. Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high intensity.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business management, or other related field.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments. Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • The successful Candidate will have 5+ years' experience as an effective Business Analyst/ Project Manager/Scrum Master and will be able to: 
  • Manage/Lead Software development projects from inception through implementation following agile lifecycle methodologies 
  • Form teams and build strong relationships with the Business Partners and IT delivery teams 
  • Serve as an Agile Scrum Master -responsibilities include 
  • Project Chartering 
  • Story Mapping 
  • Grooming requirements/user stories 
  • Sprint Planning and management 
  • Daily Touch Point facilitation 
  • Tracking/driving issues to resolution /ensure any project impediments are addressed 
  • Facilitating technical deign/testing discussions 
  • Conduct /participate in retrospective 
  • Possess Excellent Written and Oral Communication skills to act as a liaison between marketing, other sponsor organizations, and IT organizations 
  • Demonstrate highly proficient skills using Microsoft Office including Project, Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Effectively prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Have a strong technical background and understand the aspects of telecommunications/system functionality 
  • Work with various system contacts at all levels in order to achieve project results. 
  • Provide recommendations to management regarding approach, schedule, implementation issues and changes to project plan as appropriate 
  • Serve as an individual contributor in a position responsible for managing large, complex, IT projects while working independently with little direction. 
 
Other Key Qualifications/Considerations 
  • Experience in 1 or more areas of product or system development, testing, planning and project management 
  • Experience using JIRA and One Confluence 
  • Knowledge of agile lifecycle software development methodologies 
  • BS/BA required 
  • Master's and PMP, Scrum Master Certifications preferred 
  • 2 or more year relevant telecommunications experience 
  • 2 or more years IT experience