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Agile / Scrum Project manager - e-commerce

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Company: Creative Solutions Services

Location: New York City, NY

Date Posted: February 8, 2014

Source: EmploymentGuide

our client in NYC is looking for a strong Agile / Scrum Project manager to join their e-commerce team. IF interested, please apply to this ad or send yoru resume and contact details with the job # and job title in the subject line to recruiter@css-llc.net Job#: 14-00201 Summary Online Technology is searching for an experienced senior agile person that can help Client continue their Agile journey. The ScrumMaster will play an important role as a leader who helps the rest of the Agile/ Scrum team follow the process. The ScrumMaster must have a good understanding of the Scrum framework and the ability to train others in its subtleties. The ScrumMaster works closely with the Product Owner to understand how to create and maintain the product backlog. He/ she works with the entire Scrum team to evolve the Definition of Done (successfully completed). The ScrumMaster also works with the development ...

our client in NYC is looking for a strong Agile / Scrum Project manager to join their e-commerce team. IF interested, please apply to this ad or send yoru resume and contact details with the job # and job title in the subject line to recruiter@css-llc.net Job#: 14-00201 Summary Online Technology is searching for an experienced senior agile person that can help Client continue their Agile journey. The ScrumMaster will play an important role as a leader who helps the rest of the Agile/ Scrum team follow the process. The ScrumMaster must have a good understanding of the Scrum framework and the ability to train others in its subtleties. The ScrumMaster works closely with the Product Owner to understand how to create and maintain the product backlog. He/ she works with the entire Scrum team to evolve the Definition of Done (successfully completed). The ScrumMaster also works with the development team to find and implement the technical practices needed achieve the Definition of Done at the end of each Sprint. Duties and responsibilities Help the team members work together and learn the Scrum framework, and protects them from both internal and external distractions. The ScrumMaster keeps the Scrum team on track, productive, and growing in ability. Ensure that Scrum is understood and in place, inside the team and outside. He or she helps people outside the team understand the process and the kinds of interactions with the team that are helpful (and those that are not). Help everyone improve to make the Scrum team more productive and valuable. Guide the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to enhance the customers experience Remove impediments to the team's progress. These impediments may be external to the team (such as a lack of support from another team) or internal (such as the product owner not knowing how to properly prepare the product backlog). Foster self-organization, meaning that the team itself should remove issues wherever possible. Facilitate meetings and always act as a coach for the Scrum team, helping the team to execute the Scrum process. Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis collaboration and problem solving. Facilitate getting team tasks accomplished without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information Partner with the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog. Minimum Qualifications Education / Degree combined with experience: Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree prefered) combined with 3+ years of progressive experience. Experience /
Education Area : Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science/Business or related field and/or demonstrated capability through previous experience and education to perform job responsibilities 2 to 3 years of experience in implementing technical projects. First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at 1 2 years for a software development team in fast paced Internet environments that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

Technical Skills:
Experience with using Agile tools (i.,e Versione One) to drive Scrum teams, track burn down, velocity and report on KPIs Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burn down techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc) Must possess knowledge of Internet technology and e-commerce concepts. Develop Sprint timelines Demonstrates an understanding of design and technology concepts on web sites. Understands the basic web site development tools (HTML, JPEGS, GIFS, Photoshop, etc.). Shows basic familiarity with the windows environment and applications such as Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and Power Point.Visio, ABC Flow Chart. Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus):
- Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP)
- Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, etc
- Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
- Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
- Previous experience as a team lead Soft skills : Good skills and knowledge of leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency Possess strong communication skills (verbal and written) Time management and organization skills Team player and mentoring skills Demonstrates Flexibility and diplomacy when handling conflicts

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