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Cloud Scrum Project Manager - Remote



Location: Manassas, VA
Job # 9452663
Date Posted: 06-09-2017
Cloud Scrum Project Manager
Remote and located anywhere as long as it is in the US.
10-15% travel.

Respond with Resume to recruiter@romackinc.com

Cloud Scrum Project Manager to join our team!   The position is remote so you will get to enjoy the luxuries and flexibility of working from home.
 
Our primary deciding factor for potential new teammates for this position is significant recent experience managing the Agile Scrum Development Process for multiple web and/or mobile application development projects on the Google Cloud App Engine, Container Engine, AWS or other PaaS platforms (MS Azure, Force.com, etc.).

As a Cloud Scrum Project Manager, the key responsibilities will be to scope, initiate, manage, coordinate and complete cloud application development projects, which will be primarily on the Google Cloud Platform (App Engine or Container Engine) or AWS, but can also include projects on other PaaS platforms. The Scrum Master will also coach and mentor teams to deliver critical, customer facing, cloud development projects while continuously growing and improving the Scrum team.
 
This involves the establishment and adherence to definition of scope, identification of staffing needs, estimation of time and effort, project Sprint schedules, project budgets, identification and managing risks and communication of project status/risks.
 
Being capable of working on complex Scrum development projects in a global environment that requires the ability to perform all PM Scrum Master tasks in the a cloud application development project lifecycle, as well as, demonstrate the responsibilities listed below is key;
 
·         Development and management of project timelines and project Sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and other Scrum ceremonies
·         Ensure project team is meeting project deadlines.
·         Providing assurance that projects achieve desired business and technical objectives while meeting quality standards and budget constraints.
·         Management of project risk identification, communication, and mitigation.
·         Creation, validation, and communication of project status and deliverables.
·         Management of requirements, specifications, and client architecture design sessions.
·         Management of project budget.
·         Develop metrics and reports using Atlassian Jira and other tools to help the team understand its health and progress and to set goals.
·         Agile release planning and slotting.
·         Providing strong leadership and team building that creates a cohesive project team with team discussion and conflict resolution.
·         Ability to track and remove impediments for the team as quickly as possible.
·         Ensure early and often communication within team and clear visibility with stakeholders and management of expectations.
·         Influencing habit changes that increase team performance at a sustainable velocity.
·         Ability to shield the team from outside distractions and interferences.
·         Leading and coaching a team in growing its Agile maturity.
·         Work with product owner to ensure a well-groomed Product Backlog at all times.
·         Coach team members to understand Scrum and the Agile Principles.
·         Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
Desired Skills & Experience
 
·         Bachelors or Masters STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math).
·         5+ years of experience, as a Project Manager or Developer, working with technical teams developing Enterprise class software applications.
·         3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Project Leader, Project/Program Manager.
·         Expert with Agile techniques and best practices including but not limited to: Defining User Stories, Continuous Integration, TDD, Continuous Delivery, Pairing, Automated Testing.
·         Solid understanding of Agile principles and their application in day-to-day activities.
·         Solid communication and presentation skills.
·         Excellent facilitation skills with ability to influence change.
·         Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of competency using Scrum practices.
·         Scrum Master Certification a plus.

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