Project Manager / Program Manager / Scrum Master

Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager-Remote

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Silver Search Inc

Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager-Remote

High profile Digital Marketing company in New Jersey is looking to hire a Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager to join their growing team! This is a contract-to-hire position and only candidates without work visa needs should apply.

This role will work Eastern Time zone hours. Candidates based in this time zone are strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees Scrum process and coaches team on how best to use Scrum and Agile practices.
  • Facilitates transparency, inspection, and adaption.
  • Manages interdependencies between Agile teams. Leads daily Scrums, sprint reviews, and planning meetings to ensure full team engagement.
  • Work with the Product Owners to support short and long-term release planning, leadership visibility, appropriate prioritization, and to keep work backlog healthy and prepared for execution.
  • Shields the teams from external interference to enable optimal functionality and productivity.
  • Anticipates and addresses potential or actual impediments to team delivery (cultural barriers, logistic challenges).

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as an Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master.
  • Knowledge of software development and relevant domains/products/journeys typically acquired through a Bachelor`s degree in computer science or a related technical discipline and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Agile software development including coaching on Agile methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and concepts (especially Scrum).
  • Displays strong communication, organizational, analytical, critical thinking, and team building skills.
  • Advanced presentation, influencing, and relationship management skills.
  • Proactive, consistently demonstrates initiative to take ownership of resolving issues and gaps.
  • Strong knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, architectures and technical standards.
  • Thorough knowledge of business functions and extensive understanding of business operations, strategies and objectives.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
    • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira, Rally, or equivalent
    • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
  • Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
  • PMI-PMP, PMI-ACP, CSPO or equivalent preferred.
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.

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