Project Manager I

Windstream Communications - Little Rock, AR3.3

Project Manager I - (18003813)
Project Manager

  • Facilitate and assist Agile Scrum or Kanban teams in ceremonies including standups and backlog grooming
  • Proactively identify and eliminate impediments and facilitate flow
  • Meet with clients to document detailed requirements of each project, manage scope creep
  • Create or analyze business requirements documents and project timelines
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Present high-level project readouts for senior management
  • Assist with regression testing, coordinate UAT and product releases
  • Assisting with internal and external team communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Support and educate Product Owners through grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Facilitate getting the work done without assigning or dictating the work
  • Protect the Team from External Interference
Required Skills:
  • Strong communication, facilitation, presentation and leadership capabilities
  • Experience managing / coordinating / escalating external dependencies for a team
  • Knowledge and experience working within all levels of the software development lifecycle from requirements through development and post production support
  • Ability to integrate agile and waterfall methodologies related to software development
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
Preferred Skills:
  • PMP and/or Scrum Master certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of different Agile approaches and techniques
  • Ability to integrate agile and waterfall methodologies related to software development
  • Strong working knowledge of JIRA, configuring workflows, JQL, etc...
  • Solid experience working with Architecture teams to assess and size story/epics
  • Deep understanding of agile metrics (tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.)
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team (Oracle/MSSQL/PHP/Unix/Tableau).
  • Previous experience as a team lead
  • SQL experience desired (PLSQL/TSQL)
  • Knowledge of OLAP and OLTP database model principles is a plus

Education and Experience:

College degree in a Technical or related field and 2-4 years professional level experience; or 6+ years professional level related Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.

Primary Location: US-Arkansas-Little Rock

Work Locations: Little Rock AR 4001 N Rodney P
4001 N Rodney Parham Rd
Little Rock 72212

Job Category: Project Management
EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.