Agile Project Manager - Software Development

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Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description


Agile Project Manager – Software Development

The Agile Project Manager is responsible for leading the execution of New Product Development activities for Lucas Systems.  This position reports to the Director of Software Development.


  • Effectively align product development project plans, objectives and execution with the Director of Software Development, Product Manager and Development Teams.
  • Lead execution of multiple simultaneous projects. Assure team achievement of project goals, including schedule milestones, budget, cost targets, and quality leveraging project management techniques, technical judgment and interpersonal skills.
  • Support Product Manager and Business Analysts to ensure product backlog features, user stories, and tasks are created, maintained and effectively communicated to the development team members.
  • Facilitate agile/scrum practices by coordinating daily team meetings, tracking progress, assisting in the breakdown of work, and removing impediments from the team.
  • Develop, automate, and maintain metrics for Scrum and Kanban processes. Establish and maintain metrics that can be standardized and consistent with other teams.
  • Perform analysis on metrics to determine areas of improvement for the Agile/Scrum processes as it relates to team deliverables and efficiency. Coach teams on areas of improvement.
  • Participate in development and continuous improvement on best practices for project execution.
  • Contribute to improvement and implementation of cross functional internal processes. Support implementation of good / industry standard project management and processes
  • Serve as program oversight manager for overall product development projects, coordinating, tracking and reporting on product development investment, product development team output and costs vs. plan
  • Actively lead and participate in periodic project meetings, design reviews, technology roadmap reviews, and communicate project overviews and status reports to executive management.
  • Create and maintain an environment that encourages individual contributions, empowers and provides effective work direction for team members.

 Job Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience creating and managing detailed project plans and estimates for projects and tracking results
  • Experience managing work and dependencies across multiple departments
  • Demonstrated successful results in leading technical teams within a matrix organization
  • Proven track record of identifying and implementing improvements to processes and projects
  • Ability to manage work in a highly technical, changing environment
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, and analytical skills
  • Outstanding time management skills and attention to detail
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience with demonstrated results managing cost, schedule, resources and risk in order to meet customer needs
  • Bachelor of Science in a technology field, required, Masters of Science or Business, preferred
  • Familiarity with the Software Product Management discipline and software development methodologies
  • Vendor and partner relationship and management experience a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred
  • Certification as Scrum Master a plus
Dice Id : 10121577
Position Id : APM
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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