Digital PM/Scrum Master

Digital Project Manager, Scrum Master; Experience managing streaming media.
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Job Description

Job Title: Digital PM/Scrum Master

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Job Type: Contract
Duration: Long Term
Contact Info: Ella Blank - eblank@techlink.com - 201.786.2414

No 3rd parties please. 

Job Description:
Our client is seeking a Project Manager that will be part of the PMO team and will be responsible for working as a Scrum Master on product development teams and Project Manager on special project assignments to enable and support business priorities.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will operate in a matrix environment managing projects that include resources from cross-functional teams and guiding them through processes that most effectively deliver IT solutions. The Project Manager will be directly accountable for the project's results. Key responsibilities include leading all aspects of Lean-Agile Project Management. The candidate must have strong leadership skills, and the ability to manage multiple assignments across the organization following project management principles. The role requires strong communication and relationship management skills to effectively deal with business sponsors and executives and sometimes conflicting sets of priorities and requirements. Proven strong problem-solving skills are a necessity. Agile experience, working as a Scrum Master, is a must.

Required Skills:

  • Three or more years of experience in a Project Manager role directly involved with managing and delivering technology projects in an Agile environment as a Scrum Master.
  • Experience managing streaming media, OTT, TV Everywhere or Video Player applications a HUGE plus!
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge of Agile processes based on hands-on, proven experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communications. Demonstrated ability to manage, assess and communicate project health using qualitative and quantitative measures with all levels of business and technology in one-on-one, small and large group settings.
  • BS in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Industry experience in Broadcasting, New/Interactive Media or Financial Services a plus.
  • Previous experience with JIRA and Confluence a plus.
  • Technical background a plus.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Outstanding leadership skills with ability to manage diverse Agile teams.
  • Customer focused resourceful and self-motivated personality.
  • Strong sense of accountability.
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills across the organization.
  • Strong team building and collaboration skills.
  • Possesses a willingness to inspire commitment and instill a positive attitude in the team.
  • Proactive and creative - able to anticipate issues and identify areas for improvement.
  • Excellent negotiation skills - ability to manage and influence others within a complex organization.
  • Proven ability to provide leadership, instills a sense of ownership and accountability in others, and manage a team effectively in a changing environment.

All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify.

Posted By

Ella Blank

NJ

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Position Id : DigitalPMSM
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