Project Manager Scrum

Posted Under: Boston, Massachusetts jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 2101
Posted On: 2017-05-19 16:00:00

<span><B>Job Responsibilities</B><br>Modis is currently sourcing for an exceptional candidate for an open Project Manager here in Boston, MA. &nbsp;In addition to leading Agile and Scrum education sessions, our ideal candidate will be leading multiple teams on project assignments, reviews, debriefs, release planning, demos and more. &nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br><B>RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE</B>:<br>&nbsp;<br><ul>
<li>Leads teams as a Scrum Master facilitating scrum sessions throughout the company</li><li>Educate and coach the company and its employees on Agile / Scrum practices</li><li>Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and company, coaching both to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace</li><li>Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove them</li><li>Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating work</li><li>Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution</li><li>Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress</li><li>Identify and manage dependencies with other teams and ensure cross-team coordination</li></ul>
&nbsp;<br><B>SKILLS / EDUCATION REQUIRED</B>:<br>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field required<br>First level Scrum Master Certification (PSM I, CSM) perferrd<br>Second level Scrum Master Certification (PSM II, CSP) preferred<br>&nbsp;<br><ul>
<li>Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team</li><li>Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency</li><li>The ability to distinguish between what &lsquo;is Scrum&rsquo; and what &lsquo;is not Scrum&rsquo;</li><li>Knowledge of and experience with well documented and successful Agile techniques (e.g., User Stories, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing, Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)</li><li>Excellent communication and mentoring skills</li></ul>
&nbsp;<br><B>Preferred Skills/Experience</B><br><ul>
<li>Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team</li><li>Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, etc.)</li><li>Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.</li></ul>