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Senior Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master

I.T. Alliance N.I. Ltd

Posted on Jul 3, 2021 by I.T. Alliance N.I. Ltd

Not Specified, Ireland
Immediate Start
€500 - €500 Daily

Senior Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master

Contract Start date ASAP until 31/12/2021

The Role

The Scrum Master will be responsible for planning, leading, organising, and motivating Agile Scrum teams to achieve delivery of application development initiatives.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Work with Release Development and Product Management to align design, development and deployment schedules
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, manage risks, issues and dependencies for/with external components
  • Provide status reporting and act as the point of contact for questions and issues at the initiative level
  • Work with product managers and product owners to drive the definition and refinement of the product backlog
  • Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on initiative level plans, progress and quality
  • Facilitate alignment of dependencies between the program team and third parties, release managers and other teams outside of the train
  • Foster a team collaborative environment that tears down silos between groups
  • Provide Real Time feedback based on experiences with software delivery teams
  • Work cross-functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
  • Be a change agent and foster a learn by doing environment
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • Solid expertise and experience in technology industry
  • Previous experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach
  • Previous Project Management experience
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Familiarity with common Agile and Lean practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understanding of fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Excellent English communication skills in written and spoken form
  • Bachelor's Degree in technology related field
  • Agile/Scrum Industry Certification(s) (Ideally SAFe Agile but not a requirement)
  • Ability to analyse and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Ability to determine what is scrum and what is not
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction

Reference: 1244888618

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