Randstad Project manager Scrum Master in New York, New York
Project manager Scrum Master
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location:New York, NY
salary:$55 - $60 per hour
date posted:Friday, September 15, 2017
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Job Location: Lower Manhattan
Project Duration: 3 months
Client Name: Medidata Solutions (www.mdsol.com)
The Project Manager will also work across the portfolio with Product Managers, functional stakeholders and management to ensure standardized processes are established across the software development life cycle and release management to drive the development of high quality, high value software products within an Agile environment.
-Full accountability for the management of project timelines, scope and milestones for one or more projects.
-Manage the complete Software Development Life cycle.
-Serve as the primary interface between Product Management, Research and Development, and IT on deliverables, timelines, priorities and issues regarding the project.
-Oversight of one or more vertical teams in the agile environment. Pro-active communication with all stakeholders.
-Oversee product releases of your assigned project(s) by coordinating Engineering, Software Quality Assurance, Technical Communications, Knowledge Management, Internal Compliance, Application Support, Delivery Services, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Reporting, and Technical Communicators.
-Anticipate risks to your assigned project(s) and across all portfolios/projects and communicate these risks/issues to management, and offer creative solutions.
-Responsible for deliverables including project plans, issues lists, status reports, and meeting agendas with action items.
Agile / Scrum Responsibilities:
-Schedule and facilitate daily SCRUM meetings with the agile teams to review cross-project progress and issues, including deliverables and action items.
-Schedules and leads the sprint planning and release planning exercises. PM will facilitate the brainstorming sessions (backlog grooming during each sprint).
-Leads product teams in adopting Agile / Scrum methodology via training and coaching. PM will encourage self-organized teams, but is accountable for Agile usage.
Working hours: Regular Shift
o-Clearly communicates with team Active participant in discussions Can successfully lead discussions when expected to do so Has excellent written skills. Can create presentation materials.
o-Viewed as a competent, valued contributor to the team Capable of guiding/leading meetings and discussions
Your Education & Experience:
--Minimum of 2 years of software development and/or project management and scrum experience is required
--experience handling agile teams,Background in applying rigorous project management practices preferred,
--Scrum Master Certification
--PMI certification (for example, PMP or PMI-ACP Certification)
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