We are seeking a highly skilled, team oriented individual to be an Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master for a high performance cross-functional team of experts. The successful candidate will be an energizing leader, possess strong inter-personal communication and facilitation skills, be detail-oriented, thorough and results-focused.
Organize and conduct daily Stand Up meetings
Partner with Product Management to achieve maximum project return on investment and meet project objectives
Manage sprint planning and execution, which includes the management of project progress and provide status & visibility
Participate in release planning and scheduling by providing empirical Scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies, and creating velocity forecasts
Identify and manage cross-team dependencies
Ensure high throughput of development teams by identifying potential issues and roadblocks and working on preventing or eliminating them
Work with Product Management, Business Analyst, Architects, and UI designers to plan ahead and ensure product backlog is prioritized, groomed, and has sufficient detail, so that it is ready to be worked on by Scrum teams to avoid any downtime, ambiguity or rework
Facilitate issue resolution within the team
Work in cross-functional project teams that include Development, Product Management, Business Analysts, UI, and Quality Assurance.
Facilitate Scrum teams that include team members in engineering, testing and product owner/product management
Create and maintain release burn downs, velocity projections and project forecasts in order to create project visibility and enable timely project adjustments
Advanced understanding of and experience with Software Development project life cycles, as well as advanced project management skills
Solid oral, written and presentation skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills are required.
Proven track record of being a strong team player with a results oriented attitude
Self-starter able to work well in new and undefined environments
Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
1+ years in an agile or fast paced web development environment
1-3 years as an Agile software Program/Project Manager
Experience working in a dot-com startup or a technical web product company is a plus