Scrum Master / Iteration Manager 8/18/2016

Confidential Company Atlanta, GA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28863696
AJE Ref #
575921123
Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Scrum Master/Iteration Manager

Education/ Experience
* Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline
* SM certification - required
* 5-7 years experience managing projects - 2 specifically managing projects in a Agile environment.

SUMMARY: Scrum Master /Iteration Manager responsible for dedicated team of developers and test engineers responsible for content delivery for Direct Channels. This person will be responsible for the tracking and management of the Agile delivery using Scrum. This person will need to be Scrum Certified and have a minimum of 2-4 years of experience as a true Scrum Master/Iteration Manager leading tactical or maintenance projects using Scrum. A strong work ethic is critical in this role.

The top 3 skills are: 1) Strong Agile experience with working knowledge of the Scrum process 2) Ability to collaborate and communicate well with people of diverse backgrounds and 3) have strong problem solving abilities.
Education/ Experience * Bachelordegree in an IT-related discipline * CSM -

REQUIRED
* Advanced verbal and written communication skills
* Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative development
* Understand Agile processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about and leverage other techniques to provide value to the team
* Able to establish good working relationship with business partners and drive incremental delivery and value metrics.
* Must be able to lead a team to self-organization and facilitate discussion and alternatives or different approaches.
* Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail
* Knowledge of Agile technical best practices is a plus.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
* Drive the Kanban Framework and coach the team to high performance.
* Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues
* Partner with the Delivery Manager to understand the technical best practices and be an advocate in achieving those practices.
* Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis
* Manage project scope by assessing changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk
* Manage business expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and adjusts team caoacity and scope to accommodate continuous changes.
* Remove team impediments and communicate and collaborate in order to remove barriers outside of the team's control
* Conduct Demo's and Reviews to gather feedback and improve team performance and output.
* Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects
* Manage project budget, cost and forecast using traditional Project Management tools and processes.

Education/ Experience
* Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline
* SM certification - required
* 5-7 years experience managing projects - 2 specifically managing projects in a Agile environment.