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Scrum Master Project Manager (MB4) in Plano, TX at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/17/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 38995

Our client in Plano, TX has an immediate need for a contract Scrum Master Project Manager.

Description:

  • Being adaptable to project specific administrative support (meeting invites, submitting requests, change controls, meeting minutes).
  • Break the work into sub-projects working with application and product owner.
  • Projects to be supported include Infrastructure improvement projects like Scanner replacement, WAN/Network improvements in addition to application development projects.
  • The candidate must be willing to do occasional travel to sites in North America. 
  •  Ideal candidate needs to be adaptable, moving from Waterfall to SCRUM as we transition totally over to the Scrum Methodology.
  • Application Development background (Java / JavaScript) is preferred, WAN experience would also be acceptable, mobile scanner technology, other mobile tech experience will be accepted. 
  • Certifications are preferred but not required.  PMP, Scrum Master, other PM certs.

Scrum Master

Requirements:

  • Assist the Product Owner (of user story) to create User Stories for inclusion into the Product Backlog. Ensure the language adheres to Scrum
  • Assist the Product Owner and Project Manager to prioritize the Product Backlog
  • Facilitate Story Point Estimation.  Work with Product Owner for prioritized Epic User Stories
  • Facilitate Sprint Planning
  • Facilitate Daily Scrum
  • Facilitate Sprint Review
  • Facilitate end of Sprint Retrospectives
  • Capture and report team performance metrics (Velocity)
  • Shield team from interruptions during the Sprint
  • Assist the Project Manager throughout the User Story Lifecycle
  • Coach team on Agile “Best Practices”
  • Assist Product Owner and team with Roadmap Planning
  • Being adaptable to project specific administrative support (meeting invites, submitting requests, change controls, meeting minutes).
  • Break the work into sub-projects working with application and product owner.
  • Projects to be supported include Infrastructure improvement projects like Scanner replacement, WAN/Network improvements in addition to application development projects.
  • The candidate must be willing to do occasional travel to sites in North America.

Scrum Master Project Manager

- BS or BA degree in computer science, business administration, or related technical field or equivalent experience is required
- Minimum 5 years in project management in large enterprise environments overseeing small to large teams directly and in matrix managed environments
- Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and organizational skills, and the ability to build strong working relationships with technical and non-technical teams alike at all levels including senior management
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and guide the efforts of small or large teams to successful project completion
- Ability to manage multiple projects at once, as required, and prioritize appropriately
- Skills with standard project management tools including Clarity, MS Project, MS Office, Visio, and Niku Þ - Experience with standardized project management methodologies, processes and compliance standards including SDLC, RUP, PMI, CMMI, ISO, Six Sigma, ITIL and SOX


NO CORP-TO-CORP SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION.  Applicants must be able to work directly for Fast Switch as a W2 Employee (US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply).

  

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and/or navigate to our Careers page.

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