IT Agile Project Manager

$48 - $53.03

Contract: W2, 6 Month(s)


    AgileScrum MasterIT Project/Program managementwaterfall

    Job Description

    Job Title: IT Agile Project Manager

    Location: San Mateo, CA / San Diego, CA

    Duration: 6 Months

    Xoriant reasonably expects the pay rate for this position to be within the following range: $48.00/hour-$53.03/hour.

    Job Overview:

    The IT Agile Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Global Agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance; while adhering to existing standards and delivery processes. The IT Agile Project Manager will also act as Scrum Master to manage stakeholder relationships and ensure support and alignment to IT departmental roadmaps; manage project cost and forecasting, as well as vendor and departmental relationships.  The Agile Project Manager will manage Global and regional projects/teams relating to Application Development and DevOps

    Principle Duties / Responsibilities:

    • Lead and motivate project teams for Enterprise projects
    • Assist in creating Agile increment project plans and schedules
    • Assess risk  - identify risk to project success
    • Define metrics – identify measures for success related to delivery of the project
    • Manage project delivery process
    • Manage stakeholders’ expectations and communications to a senior level
    • Communicate lessons learned, meeting minutes, project timelines, and best practices to group management
    • Responsible for Project Review meetings to IT Leadership
    • Conduct team meetings, as required
    • Work with the team to remove impediments
    • Manage concurrent high visibility projects using a blend of Agile and Waterfall
    • Role of Scrum Master

    Required Knowledge / Skill:

    • Previous skills in Information Technology
    • Excellent scrum master experience
    • Experience in working with Agile Teams
    • Experience with working in a large project management organization
    • High proficiency with verbal and written communications
    • Ability to quickly adapt and respond to shifts in project/program


    Required Experience / Education:

    • Degree or equivalent certification
    • 4+ years in Information Technology
    • IT Project/Program management skills (waterfall/Agile)
    • Previous experience as a Scrum Master

    Preferred Experience / Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 2+ years as an IT Project Manager (Agile preferred)
    • PMI PMP or Scrum certification
    • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise)

    Job Specifications

    Freedom to act:

    • Work is accomplished without task level directions
    • Has significant latitude in developing roles and responsibilities for project
    • Ability to manage change and direct or change task
    • Responsible for communications with no oversight

    Problem complexity:

    • Use creativity and experience to resolve complex problem and/or issues
    • Use judgment and knowledge of policies and best practices to complete projects
    • Has the ability and experience to influence stakeholders and project team to resolve issue

    Level of impact:

    • Has significant impact to multiple organizations if projects are not completed on time using standard IT policies and best practice.

    Working conditions:

    • Some travel required (15%)



    Akangsha Mohite


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