Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master KR8VL

iSphere - Dallas, TX4.5

iSphere is seeking a Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master in Dallas for a 6+ month opportunity.

Key Responsibilities:
Participates in multiple cross-functional project teams.

Supports project teams in monitoring the execution, progress, and risks of Engineering project deliverables and overall program elements.

Coordinates project meetings, communicates status, readiness, business issues, technical issues, resource requirements and their resolution across functional organizations and management.

Facilitates and organizes daily stand-up meetings, iteration sizing and planning, retrospectives, and demonstrations

Collaborates with Product Owners, and Engineering leads to plan releases and ensure backlog maintenance

Tracks teams velocity and plans accordingly

Ensures the delivery teams are practicing agile methodology and software engineering best practices

Identifies and removes any impediments or obstacles that prevents the delivery team from attaining sprint goals

Reports schedule progress, team status and issues to senior management

Mentors and educates scrum team members in the practical benefits of agile processes

Fosters a culture of continuous improvement, creativity, and innovation

Aids the Scrum team with determining suitable commitments for stories, defects, and tasks

Coordinates and schedules the execution of deliverables across multiple teams

Essential Requirements:
Ability to influence others to achieve results

Skilled leading and working with geographically distributed, off-shore teams, and external development partners

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Advanced problem analysis and problem solving skills

Ability to adapt and be flexible in a dynamic environment

Candidate must be self-motivated and work independently with limited supervision

Strong organization, and time management skills

5 – 8Yrs experience

Desirable Requirements:
Bachelors or equivalent preferred, but not essential

Project management experience (PMP certification a plus) with proven history of delivering software projects

Certified Scrum Master and 2+ years of Scrum Master experience or Agile methodologies preferred

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iSphere is a Texas-based IT services firm that partners with clients to provide the necessary resources to meet critical IT and business goals. We started over 15 years ago on a foundation of trust and have built our client relationships directly with the hiring managers. iSphere is committed in satisfying their clients with the best possible candidates and just as important we want to satisfy our engaged consultants with the respect and care they deserve.