Sr. Agile/Scrum Project Manager in Worcester, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Agile/Scrum Project Manager with Agile experience to join our highly regarded client in Worcester.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Sr, Agile/Scrum Project Manager:

  • Oversee and direct all aspects of the project from initiation through implementation
  • Manage project plan and schedule, risk, resources, vendors, budget, change, problem resolution, and reporting
  • Maintain awareness of external industry trends and key competitors 
  • Encourage and foster an environment of collaboration and continuous performance improvement within project team
  • Coach business and IT leaders in SAFe framework at the team and portfolio level
  • Coach technical teams in Agile/Scrum practices including backlog development, sprint planning, and daily standups
  • Coach teams to become empowered and self organized while building a safe and transparent environment

Requirements of the Sr, Agile/Scrum Project Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CSM, PMP, or other project management certification preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience managing IT projects
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • Experience with both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Strong ability to deliver highly complex projects on time, on budget, and within scope
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, and influencing abilities
  • Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, Jira, and Jira Portfolio

Keywords: Sr. Agile/Scrum Project Manager, CSM, PMP, Scrum Master, Waterfall, Agile, MS Office Suite, MS Project, Jira, Jira Portfolio, SAFe, Scaled Agile Framework, Risk Management, Resource Management, Vendor Management

Job ID: 311871

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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