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Project Manager/Scrum Master
Summary
Title:Project Manager/Scrum Master
ID:1134
Department:Information Technology
Description

Position Summary

myNexus seeks a Project Manager / Scrum Master who will be responsible to work directly with clients to scope, communicate and drive projects to success. The individual can help lead and support software development teams utilizing communication, technical, and organization skills to remove impediments, enhance collaboration, and ensure that the team delivers value to the customer. Your chief objective is to ensure that the team produces the highest quality software possible providing tangible value to customers. You must have demonstrated ability to effectively coach a software team in an Agile environment. Servant-Leadership, organizational, and motivational strengths are essential.

Essential Functions

  • Develops project plans specifying staffing, scheduling and identification of risks for each phase of the project
  • Formulates and defines scope and objectives of project for project personnel
  • Manages activities of team members to perform analysis of business requirements to determine technical design
  • Questions designs and/or procedures to enhance the quality of the application and/or process for building the application
  • Follows established standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation
  • Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks
  • Arrange for daily stand-up meetings, facilitate and schedule meetings, demo and follow local scrum ceremonies (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective, etc.)
  • Properly manage the backlog and aid team in determining suitable commitments for product backlog items and sprints
  • Help balance the prioritization of technical debt against new feature innovation and software delivery
  • Create a positive and easy communication channel (team, product owner, stakeholders)
  • Protect the team from outside interruptions and distractions and remove impediments
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation
  • Coach Agile practices
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and
  • 3-5 years of Agile delivery experience / recent hands-on experience as a Scrum Master
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified or Professional Scrum Trainer (CST, PST)
  • Experience on software development teams with an understanding of software development and software quality disciplines
  • Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban principles
  • Passion for leading Scrum teams to continually improve quality and delivery
  • Proficient in agile/ scrum development methodology
  • Ability to work both in a team and alone

Experience:

  • Agile delivery or recent hands-on Scrum Master: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)
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