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Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum) I
Ref No.: 19-00456
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Title: Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum) I
Location: Boston, MA
Type: Contract
Our client is seeking a Technical Project Manager who will be responsible for managing one or more highly complex or enterprise-wide IT program(s) consisting of multiple projects.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for managing one or more highly complex or enterprise-wide IT program(s) consisting of multiple projects.
  • Coach individuals in Agile processes and tools.
  • Provide status reporting on project key performance indicators (KPIs), schedule, resources, and milestone delivery.
  • Develops the program strategy, supporting business case and various enterprise-wide, high-level project plans.
  • Ensures integration of projects and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets as needed, based on the needs of the business.
  • Responsible for enacting Scrum values and practices, ensuring the correct use of Scrum process.
  • Communicates with IT leadership, business leadership, and IT Business Consultants to communicate program strategy, direction, and changes.
  • Responsible for delivering all projects contained in the IT project portfolio on time, within budget, and meeting the strategic and business requirements.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and recommending adjustments to Project Managers.
  • Partners with senior leadership of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Manage specific new technical service engineering programs to meet broad service/product objectives.
  • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to plans and schedules, identify delivery risks, and obtain/drive mitigation strategies and solutions.
  • Coordinate across multiple engineering/development teams as needed.
  • Serve as a conduit between deployment and engineering to ensure requirements and design considerations are incorporated to improve deployment and sustainability of software and services.
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field—or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 to 5 years Project Management experience in an Agile environment.
  • Project Management certification is required.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management methodologies and tools.
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills conducive to team development; able to work well in cross-functional teams.
  • Experienced Scrum Master who will exhibit agile leadership and a deep understanding of what it means to conduct oneself as a servant leader.