Agile Project Manager

Software Development, Agile Project Manager, Project Management, Project Manager, Agile, Creative problem solving, Metrics, JIRA, Project management, Mobile development, Organizational skills, Mapping, Software development, Resource allocation, Software, Project budget, Budget, Estimating, Communication skills, Project delivery, Scheduling, Project planning, User stories, Sprint, Agile management
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Agile Project Manager
 
SolutionStream is seeking a proactive Agile Project Manager to manage client projects from concept to launch.
 
SolutionStream provides end-to-end software development, design & strategy services that allow our clients to navigate a world where software and the internet have become the central and driving force for culture and commerce.
 
We are looking for an Agile Project Manager with deep expertise in managing all phases and types of projects and a proven ability to collaborate with a cross-disciplinary teams to design, develop and deliver complex digital projects.
 
The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for product & project management and the unique ability to proactively navigate his/her way through the most complex problems.

A SolutionStream Agile Project Manager must be able to:
  • Manage multiple fast-paced custom projects with quick turnarounds and tight budget.
  • Serve as both the Agile Project Manager & product owner through ownership of the product vision, ongoing support to the development team and clear communication to client.
  • Act as a client advocate internally and a SolutionStream advocate with the client.
  • Monitor project resource allocation, hours and burn reports and provide on-going project budget, status, and risk management reports to clients and SolutionStream management.
  • Understand how to leverage agile product management processes and how they translate into scope management and project success. Processes used include user story mapping, design sprints, clear acceptance criteria, etc.
  • Work with creative, UX, development, and strategy teams from the earliest concept stage forward, to ensure project delivery on time and budget.
  • Facilitate daily stand up, sprint pre-planning, design sprints, sprint planning, retros, demos, backlog grooming sessions
  • Ensure all work is represented in Jira, sized appropriately, with proper issue type, descriptions, dependencies/relationships, acceptance criteria, story points, and with consistent standards
  • Minimize gaps between planned work represented in JIRA, and actual work done
  • Ensure day-to-day changes to scope are properly documented within the user stories in Jira and accurately estimated by the team and communicated to the client.
  • Ensure cross functional teams work together to have stories ready for sprints, and close sprints cleanly with issues properly closed out and minimal carry over
  • Make sure the team goes through agile meetings with the right objectives and sets up achievable goals with necessary acceptance criteria
  • Provide accurate, understandable, and useful metrics/reporting on sprint performance and progress toward release and launch plans. Utilize those metrics to provide feedback, demonstrate performance, and drive progressBe an integral part of a delivery team that is responsible for the quality, budget, and timeliness of all products and projects

Requirements:
  • 5+ years as an agile project manager or product owner within a software development or software product company. Experience in a software consulting company preferred.
  • Strength in creative problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Experience with medium-to-large scale development projects - including experience planning, organizing, scheduling, estimating, and budgeting projects between $500K - $2M
  • Basic technical knowledge of modern web and mobile development platforms, languages, and development processes
  • Advanced knowledge of UX & product management best practices, including design sprints, user story mapping, etc.
  • Experience with traditional project management practices including: Project planning, budget tracking, scope management, managing estimate to complete.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team player, energetic personality, quality minded, focused, committed, able to work independently in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Passionate about delivering damn good software and keeping clients thrilled.

Local candidates only please, telecommuting will not be considered for this role.

Why Solution Stream?
 
At SolutionStream our team members are at the top of their game in technology, work ethic and personal interaction. And we love what we do.
  • All the fun and variety of consulting but, as a full-time employee with competitive pay, benefits and 401k matching.
  • We care about our employees; we like to have fun. SolutionStream company events, Family Lagoon day, Family Imax movie night, Halloween party, Spouse appreciation dinner, Christmas gifts for employees.

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249 North 1200 East Lehi, UT, 84043

Dice Id : 10282071
Position Id : 5951837
Originally Posted : 12 months ago
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