Scrum Master / Sr. Project Manager

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Company: Direct Technology
Location: Foster City, CA
Date Posted: July 16, 2014
Source: Direct Technology
Direct Technology, founded in 1995, is one of the largest privately held custom software development firms on the West Coast, headquartered in Roseville, CA with an additional office in Bellevue, WA. Direct Technology’s unparalleled level of knowledge and expertise solves its client’s most complex business problems with technology solutions across the following practice areas: Custom Software Development, IT Networking and Technical Staffing.

Direct Technology is currently recruiting for a Sr. Project Manager for one of our clients located in Foster City, CA. After reviewing the job description please apply to this position if you meet the qualifications listed below.

Position:Sr. Project Manager
Compensation:Competitive
Terms:Contract

Responsibilities

	Facilitates Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Daily Stand-Ups, Product Demos and Sprint Retrospectives
	Manage and effectively deliver features committed to for the Release Train.
	Supports Product Owner in developing, maintaining and grooming Product Backlog
	Removes impediments/blockers in order to keep teams productive
	Identifies and manages dependencies with other internal or external teams
	Work with the Scrum team and with non-agile Visa teams to align deliverables
	Provides metrics and status to senior management
	Support/Collaborate with team members to implement Agile/Scrum best practices Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
	Diligently prepare and collate project progress/status, issues & risks
	Work closely with the Technical Development team to identify and communicate critical paths
	Participate in reviewing QA and leading UAT plans


Minimum Qualifications


	Computer Science degree or Equivalent
	8+ years of overall experience in working with large scale projects and 2+ years as a SCRUM Master/Project Manager
	Candidate has a CSM (Certified SCRUM Master) certification or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications


	Knowledge of project management principles and Agile development methodologies
	Demonstrate good attention to details, ability to think analytically and independently
	Knowledge and hands-on experience of technical implementations of large scale, highly available, robust web/mobile applications
	Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams with strong written and oral skills
	Familiarity with metrics, KPI’s, operations, and the complete product development lifecycle is required.
	Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

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