The Agile Project Manager (APM) is responsible for the timely delivery of high-quality technical solutions that drive key business strategies. The APM leads a cross functional development team through all phases of the product development process, from discovery, through development, to product launch. The APM uses their toolbox of Agile practices, Project Management processes, and facilitation skills to predictably produce high-quality software releases. The APM is responsible for creating agile plans, reporting status to management, resolving critical project issues, and building an effective project team. The APM is part of a leadership team that drives process improvements, especially Agile improvements, across the entire Software Team.
Leads the project team through all phases of the Software Development process.
Facilitates all Scrum ceremonies seeking to create a regular “Sprint Rhythm”.
Identifies and drives implementation of continuous improvements within the project team.
Proactively identifies and helps to resolve issues that impact achievement of team sprint commitments.
Regularly reports overall project status to management and key stakeholders, escalating major issues as necessary.
Maintains a project repository of historical and current project information.
Facilitates team meetings and other day-to-day activities as required by the team.
Ensures the team is fully functional, cooperating, and productive.
Shields team from external interferences and removes obstacles.
Administers and manages business relationships with the project’s external consultants and third parties ensuring they meet their project obligations.
Suggests and implements improvements to project management, software development and other organizational processes.
With the Product Owner and Development Manager, provides the project team a concise vision and creates a positive team environment
Requires Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field
Experience working as a Scrum Master on software development projects
Demonstrated history of successful project delivery in an agile environment.
Formal Scrum and/or Project Management training.
Knowledge of various project planning and tracking tools such as Azure DevOps, Trello, JIRA
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills as well as highly effective communication skills.
Strong desire to help improve processes and mentor others.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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