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Project Manager in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/20/2019

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with our industry-leading client in Boston.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Drive the transformation to an Agile way of working within a non-IT business unit. 
  • Coach agile squads and Product Owners on Agile practices, techniques, and semantics ensuring that all squad-related events take place and those who attend understand their purposes while teaching all to keep within the time-boxes. 
  • Provide training to squads and management on Agile framework and execution. 
  • Provide support for the development of a sustainable Enterprise Agile Framework. 
  • Identify and coach internal Agile champions, in order to remove reliance on external mentors. 
  • Ensure Agile metrics are being tracked, monitor them for indications of current or potential problems, and assist squad implement solutions to those problems. 
  • Help resolve impediments that prevent Agile squads from completing sprint commitments. 
  • Assist in Agile Iteration and Release Planning; provide Program Manager guidance in creating artifacts; capture squad capacity hours for the planned upcoming release and for each sprint therein

Requirements of the Project Manager:

  • 5+ years in Project Management roles (using Agile and Traditional methods) 
  • 2+ years Agile Coach / Management consulting experience with squads that are new to Agile practices 
  • 2+ years delivering Agile projects utilizing a variety of methods including Scrum, XP, and Kanban using collocated and offshore distributed delivery models 
  • Internal Audit or Financial Services background preferred 
  • Agile/Scrum master certifications 
  • Proficiency with multiple Agile Lifecycle Management tools (e.g. Jira, Rally, Version1) 
  • Expaerience developing training materials and conducting training

Keywords: Agile, Scrum, Project Manager, Project Management, Jira, Agile Coach, Kanban

Job ID: 319482

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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