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Iteration Manager
Ref No.: 18-04663
Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri
Start Date / End Date: 05/07/2018 to 12/28/2018
Description:
Overall:
- perform basic planning, facilitate prioritization and oversees delivery of features and/or enhancements that meets client expectations (scope, schedule, costs, risks)
- bring high visibility and transparency into the team's progress
- develops communication management plans, performs stakeholders analysis, identifies risks and take neccessary actions including escalation
- demonstrate basic knowledge of information systems.

Agile:
- run projects/activities using lean/agile methods such as Scrum, Kanban etc.
- demonstrate servant leader qualities for leading the team
- empower the team to be self-organizing
- measure and report progress frequently using agile metrics
- demostrate knowledge in Agile Requirements Gathering methods, Story identification, breakdown and estimation techniques
- conduct coordinating practices in Agile methods such as Release Planning, Iteration Planning, Grooming etc.

Traditional:
- assist in developing and maintaining project charter, detailing project plans, weekly status updates and providing problem resolution
- manage schedules and assignments of project members within a matrix structure

Requirements/Certifications:
Primary Work Location: Maryland Heights, MO. or remote. Remote candidates need to have previous experience working remote.
· Expected to deliver burn down charts, burn up charts and visual representations describing the health of the team's Backlog.
· Ability to translate project issues, status, escalations and progress into meaningful, business-level points is mandatory.
· Strong, clear verbal communication is a must.
· Organization skills, ability to manage multiple priorities required.
· Experience with managing virtual agile team(s) is required.