Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master

The Technical Project Manager / Scrum master is a key member of the Engineering team responsible for end-to-end project activities (managing scope, schedule, resources), guiding multiple projects and teams toward successful on-time delivery of sales-driven client initiatives that are tightly planned and agile in execution. The Tech PM will also act as a coach to help Product and Engineering teams inspect and adapt their people, processes and technology for improvements in scale and quality of planned deliverables. Duties:          Manage and guide software development projects from request management (intake) thru post-deployment support using appropriate PMLC frameworks (e.g. scrum, Kanban, waterfall, iterative) in a sales-driven, client facing organization          Work collaboratively with Product Owners (PO), technical leads, cross-functional development and test teams, QA, Implementation Management and Network Services          Assist the PO in requirements gathering (user story creation), prioritization, acceptance criteria definition, use case development and product backlog grooming          Act as gatekeeper to ensure that all milestone deliverables meet with defined standards. Deliverables include product briefs, requirement definitions, functional specifications, architecture design, technical specifications, release notes, and installation guides          Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release and sprint planning, demos, development status and other related activities          Coordinate dependencies between teams with other Scrum Masters engaging in Scrum of Scrums as required helping to resolve and/or escalate impediments          Work with Development Managers to track and report team velocity and resource capacity          Prepare and communicate traditional project plans, resource plans, and status reports          Demonstrate leadership abilities to bridge the gap between business and technical teams          Coordinate, lead and/or participate in technology engineering efforts and meetings to determine optimal approach, design, risk mitigation, defect resolution, etc.          Ensure development team is working efficiently towards Sprint goals          Coach the development team and stakeholders in Agile/Scrum practices as they transition from traditional waterfall methods and practices          Help the development teams practice core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility          Ensure cross-functional team coordination is occurring early and often          Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practices          Participate in executive dashboard status reporting Skills/Qualifications: Required:          5+ years' experience managing web-based application development projects in both iterative and Agile/Scrum environments          Expert-level understanding of all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle          Track record of participating in agile transformations and helping teams improve          Advanced hands-on expertise with using and configuring JIRA and Confluence          Extensive experience Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project          Previous experience with leading systems integration and defect management efforts          Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to bridge / facilitate / report efforts between technical and business teams          Detail oriented and technically astute with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, concurrent initiatives and thrive a chaotic, matrixed environment          PMP and Scrum Master (CSM) certifications          Previous career experience (3 to 5 years) as a hands-on web developer (preferably in .NET, C#, JAVA or Oracle) with progressive experience to development lead and/or manager to Project Manager and Scrum Manager.          Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Equivalent Nice to Have / Highly Desired Knowledge of Medicaid, Payer, Provider, Home Health Care industry experience Daily activities of an administrative nature. Work is primarily sedentary.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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