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Iteration Manager (TD2) in Dublin, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Dublin, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/8/2019

Job Description

Job ID: 45472

Iteration Manager.  A contractor is needed in Columbus, Ohio for an Iteration Manager who will function within an Agile development environment by managing the activity of one or more development teams in meeting the objectives of developing products that will bring healthcare and technologies together to transform healthcare into a safer and more cost effective industry. 

Essential Functions:

  • Tracks and ensures visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the Iteration and release
  • Emphasizes the need for incremental releases, iterative work and prioritization by value and risk
  • Assists with internal and external communication by transparently radiating information, especially relative to historical team metrics, progress towards Iteration and release goals, and team capacity
  • Partners with project leads to ensure the team is producing a solution that meets established standards, procedures and practices
  • Collaborates with project leads to aggressively address issues, risks and mitigation plans
  • Instills a sense of urgency reflecting the goals for the current iteration, upcoming release, and project vision, while passionately emphasizing the importance of meeting these goals
  • Optimizes, increases and sustains throughput; ensuring prioritization of work by value and risk
  • Is collaborative in driving decisions and team behavior, guarding against making decisions and assignments for the team and instead creates and environment where teams have the context needed to make the best decision
  • Ensures iteration-based meetings are effectively facilitated, the outcomes are achieved and their cadence is maintained
  • Assists team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and tasking
  • Proactively identifies and removes blockers, limits work in progress and prevents distractions
  • Facilitates frequent retrospectives, sharing metrics to identify and implement improvements
  • Identifies, creates and defends opportunities for expediting feedback throughout the iteration
  • Participates proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • Contributes to the development of policies and procedures
  • Participates on a delivery team with Engineers, Product Owners, Product Systems Analysts and others. 
  • Will act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

About You:

  • You can coach on Agile values and practices while emphasizing continuous improvement
  • You are a servant leader who works to make the team successful
  • You enable individual project teams to share their learning with the organization
  • You encourage collaboration and proactively seek opportunities to improve collaboration

Essential Qualifications:

  • Must have 2+ years of hands-on Iteration Manager/Scrum Master experience utilizing Agile 
  • Hands-on experience in the proactive, passionate improvement of software development process and practices to optimize business value delivery 
  • Must have experience overseeing development teams from 4 - 12 team members
  • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication and time management skills
  • Must be self-motivated, organized, self-confident and self-directing with a proven ability to identify priorities and mobilize initiatives in an orderly fashion to achieve desired results with minimal supervision
  • Must be effective and efficient in identifying and proposing creative, innovative solutions to complex, time-critical challenges
  • Must possess excellent situational awareness and an ability to remain calm under pressure and be cognizant of how you are perceived 
  • Must have hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of agile software development


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in related field
  • Proficiency in Agile development techniques
  • Able to co-locate with the development team
  • Preferred to have experience with distributed development teams which span multiple geographies, time zones and cultures
  • Preferred to have direct experience in a Web, Java, XML, RDBMS development environment 

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