Lead Scrum Master

Project, Management
Full Time

Job Description

Overview

The ideal candidate will be asked to strengthen the department-s Agile (Scrum) Maturity. As the Lead Scrum Master, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Serves the product owner by:
  • Making sure everyone on the team understands the project-s goals and scope.
  • Helping the product owner maintain the product backlog.
  • Facilitating Scrum events (daily standups, other meetings) as needed.

Serves the development team by:
  • Coaching the development team in self-organization.
  • Helping to remove obstacles to the developers- progress.
  • Facilitating Scrum events (daily standups, other meetings) as needed.

Serves the entire organization by:
  • Encouraging the organization to adopt the Scrum methodology in their workflow.
  • Coaching the organization on the transition to a scrum working framework.
  • Keeping the organization, particularly the project-s stakeholders, up to date on the progress of the scrum team-s projects.

Leads and provides direction and guidance for a wide array of activities associated with project planning and management to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and to client specifications. Manages and oversees the end to end project management activities such as project reporting, project planning, issue / risk identification and tracking, scope management, estimation, client management, relationship management and other project documentation preparation for projects of high business complexity (involving multiple systems interfaces that are highly visible to the organization). Defines and manages the lifecycle from project initiation through to program closure. Manages and resolves risks, issues and dependencies. Measures and monitors program actuals, forecasts and budgets and updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information in a timely manner. Follows financial standards & processes (e.g. monthly external revenue accruals, software capitalization, procurement & external payments). Reports financial information and status to the required executive level through steering committees. Secures, leads, motivates and inspires the internal & external resources required to deliver the program. Establishes the program s governance (e.g. sponsors, approvers, stakeholders). Manages Program Office Resources. May have formal management responsibility for Program Team members. Serves as a liaison between clients and internal technical groups to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget, and to specification. Has regular contact among peers within the firm and externally, including regulators and professional organizations. Provides advice to internal clients on the implications of business trends, issues, operating environment changes and firm or business unit strategy. Ensures project delivery is in conformance with company methodologies and standards. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.

Bachelor's degree, preferably in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is beneficial 10 - 12 years of related project management experience required, experience with technology or financial services industry is a plus.
Dice Id : 91003102
Position Id : 2114921
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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