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Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum) III
Ref No.: 21-00026
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Title: Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum) III
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Type: Contract

Our client is seeking a Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum) III who will be responsible for managing the complete life cycle of projects, including scope development, planning, execution, risk management, and closeout to ensure planned results are achieved on time.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Assists with various Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, grooming, sprint planning, and retrospectives.
  • Works with Engineers and Product Managers to plan activities for cross-functional teams.
  • Assist with developing timelines, tracking progress, developing reports for multiple projects and Sprint iterations.
  • Work as part of a team in a fast-paced, demanding environment with focus on exceptionally high quality and customer experience standards.
  • Heads up project management responsibilities for multiple initiatives.
  • Develops and maintains detailed project milestone schedule/timelines, release schedules, LOE estimates and projects costs.
  • Applies Agile best practices to plan, prioritize and execute work.
  • Supports team with user story definition, backlog refinement/grooming, and sprint planning.
  • Administers JIRA projects including managing workflows, Kanban/Scrum boards, etc.
  • Responsible for taking input from the engineers to develop and maintain the detailed backlog.
  • Maintains project action item lists and follows up with owners to ensure closure and progress on items.
  • Identifies and communicates risks and helps facilitate resolution.
  • Tracks and follows up with stakeholders and or delivery teams.
  • Develops and shares communications decks, executive summaries, and provides support on maintaining documentation for various other needs.
  • Coordinates meetings, hosts standup meeting, grooming sessions and sprint planning/reviews, etc.
  • Capture action items and takes notes and communicates them after the meeting (including meeting minutes, presentations, action items, etc).
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.

Required Skills:
  • Generally, requires 5-7 years of total project management experience in either engineering, information technology, or software development including 3-4 years of experience with Agile.
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of Scrum and or Kanban methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge in JIRA platform including understanding of workflow, reporting, etc.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with minimum direction.
  • Growth mindset, flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries and within groups.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Business, Marketing or Finance.