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Sr. Project Manager/Scrum Master

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Our project managers make a direct impact on the success of every effort by organizing the mail agile teams as well as coordinating across multiple delivery teams across the company. We're looking for a motivated and self-driven individual that shares this passion to join our team as a Scrum Master. We move quickly and want to keep getting better and are in need of someone that can move at our pace and help us accelerate. The right candidate will work as part of our Web Apps Mail Engineering organization as a partner with our business team to build the next generation of mail products and services for our customers.

Role Summary

In addition to being passionate about building great software, this person will be responsible for:

• Making things happen!
• Having enthusiasm for engineering and emerging technologies
• Understanding our systems and organization to drive quality products and solutions to market
• Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
• Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
• Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
• Questioning the status quo, getting to the essence of what is truly being requested and needs to be delivered
• Identifying, communicating, and addressing risks to schedules and quality
• Partnering and coordinating across engineering and business teams, both internal and external
• Engaging and building relationships and trust within our engineering community
• Fostering an environment that reinforces our client's position as a top technology destination
• Grasping the big picture
• Having big thoughts and the courage to voice them
• Creating project plans and handling resource allocation where needed (but that was a given)

In addition to being able to carry out the above responsibilities, we're looking for someone comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing environment that has a good deal of experience with:

• Agile and XP development methodologies and working models
• Software development management tools such as JIRA, Version One, and Rally
• Web front-end and back-end technologies and infrastructure
• Build and deployment engineering processes and approaches
• Multiple operating systems, including Linux/UNIX, Mac OSX, and Windows
• Delivering products in both large and small organizations
• Presenting in front of large and small teams

Requirements for Success:
• Scrum Master certification preferred
• Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least four years for a software development team that was diligently apply Scrum principles, practices and theory
• Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, Acceptance Driven Testing, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Ceremonies
• Highly organized and process oriented
• Must have knowledge of traditional project management
• Must have excellent and extensive experience implementing and leading agile methodology
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Broad technical understanding both front end and back end technologies and infrastructure
• Must have experience managing complex, multi-group projects and programs

You will love this job if you:


• Like helping talented engineering teams excel
• Like bringing order to chaos in a fast-paced environment
• Enjoy communicating and coordinating across all levels

This role isn’t the best fit for you if:

• Can’t juggle multiple and changing priorities
• Can’t manage many complex dependencies
• Aren’t willing to hit the ground running

We are looking for someone with experience, preferably 5+ years a project manager, scrum master, or similar role.

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