#154431

Scrum Master| Project Manager (Web Development)

Location:
Stamford, CT
Job Terms:
Permanent
Salary:
110,000-120,000
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Vicki Schuch
Date:
11/18/2019

Job Description:

Our global technology client is seeking a Scrum Master | Project Manager to add to their growing team. The Scrum Master partners with the global web team, business unit and IT stakeholders to deliver best-in-class customer experiences on company website. The Scrum Master will be responsible for promoting a highly collaborative environment that values team cooperation, speed and quality, with a strong desire to inspire change as we continue our agile transformation. In this role, you will proactively monitor performance, continually drive user experience and ongoing improvements, delivering against a roadmap that aligns with business and client-centric objectives. The right candidate will be an integral part of our online team, leading and supporting our continued growth on the web. 

This is a direct-hire position based in Stamford, CT and reports to the Director of Digital CX and Web Operations. There is a possibility to work remotely 1 day / week. Salary is $110,00-120,000/year  + great benefits + bonus! 

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee and evolve the agile practice and scrum process, acting as a mentor and coach: planning, leading, organizing, and motivating team members.
  • Adept at leading change and advancement while enabling transparency, flexibility, simplification, and progress during transformation and beyond.
  • Expertly lead the team in meetings for sprint planning, daily stand-up, demonstrations, retrospectives, refining the backlog, etc.
  • Identify and track productivity, progress and anticipate risks and blockers, working to identify stakeholders and solutions needed for quick and efficient problem solving.
  • Reinforce roles and responsibilities as well as shield the team from external interference to enable optimal function and productivity.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with peers and project team members, working to ensure mutual respect and support by maintaining a space for open and productive discussion, while providing prompt and constructive feedback as well as celebrating team successes.
  • Assist with product release and project-related tasks, partnering across functions as needed to coordinate testing, delivery plans, agent communications, client training and support materials.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence with the capacity to expertly advance multiple projects.

Required skills:

  • Prior experience in fast-paced agile environment overseeing day-to-day development activities, managing work against competing deliverables.
  • Ability to manage two scrum teams and associated projects and activities at once.
  • Must be able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts through solid mediation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact with and present to all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to convey complex concepts.
  • Must be highly detail oriented.

Experience with:

  • Online self-service, ecommerce and support function capabilities; WebSphere experience a plus.
  • Status reporting and communication of progress to stakeholders (e.g., estimates, velocity, burn down charts, etc.), with simplification in dissemination of analysis
  • Extensive knowledge of UX, CX and IT concepts, strategies, methodologies, architectures and technical standards and best practices
  • Experience with web development tools such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Adobe Analytics and analysis of platform and customer data.
  • Promoting and using testing capabilities for greater project/roadmap clarity including usability/user testing and Adobe Target testing).
  • Responsive design and mobile first/simultaneous best practices.
  • Working with both internal stakeholders and external vendors.
  • Website accessibility and CMS best practices.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS)
  • 3-5+ years of digital/web marketing experience.
  • CSM certification 
  • B2B, technology, marketing or IT experience a plus.

Client Description:

Global technology company