Project Manager/Scrum Master

Project Manager/Scrum Master

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of our Agile delivery team - as a Project Manager/Scrum Master- you will help deliver innovative and inspiring solutions for our diverse client base. Working with us means you’ll:

  • Lead high performing Agile delivery teams on a variety of software development projects.
  • Apply your broad-base technical, client-facing and industry expertise to create practical, innovative solutions.
  • Learn and work with the latest web, mobile, and cloud solutions and technologies.
  • Be the steward of the Scrum process and create extraordinary team outcomes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with clients to understand their business needs as well as identify and prioritize their project requirements.
  • Facilitate effective team meetings: stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives and demos.
  • Work with the Product Owner and the Project team to develop and manage a project backlog.
  • Manage sprint backlog and key project elements - risks, scope, budgets and schedules.
  • Liaise between the client and the Project team to ensure user stories/acceptance criteria is clearly defined, understood, and implemented successfully.
  • Synthesizes info into concise, action items – write software requirements, user stories, user cases etc.
  • Uncover and remove team impediments which prevent the team from achieving their shared goal.
  • Tracks projects against delivery metrics and prepares client summary reports and other client communications, as required.
  • Manage product scope and controlling scope creep during the development sprints.
  • Work with the delivery team to provide estimates and design solutions.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate project and team risks.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and offer constructive suggestions for change.
  • Build the teams passion for delivering value to customers through Agile project delivery.
  • Apply excellent communications skills, creativity and practical knowledge to benefit our clients and Architech.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES

  • Must love working with a team to build great solutions.
  • Associate Certificate in Business Analysis and/or Certified Scrum Master (preferred).
  • 5+ years delivering interactive, data-intensive web, mobile and/or cloud applications in a Project Management and Scrum Master role.
  • In depth knowledge of one or more Agile frameworks, preferably for Scrum, Lean and XP.
  • Experience with iterative development methodologies and continuous delivery practices.
  • Ability to rationalize design decisions in a clear and objective manner.
  • Communicates effectively with meaningful and articulate verbal discussions.
  • Synthesizes information into succinct, concise and logical written materials (client summaries and reports).
  • Process / Workflow analysis and use case documentation.
  • Effective in motivating teams and guiding them through impediments and/or conflict
  • Excellent business presentation and facilitation skills, including Agile retrospectives.


    Date Posted:
    Sep 10, 2014 1:42 PM PDT
    Company:
    Architech
    Website:
    http://careers.architech.ca/job/79acf46250858a5eaadcb20580340c2e8b01150a3415c3a497f4de3da29c0394
    Contact:
    acudmore@architech.ca

    Company:
    Architech
    Website:
    http://www.architech.ca
    Location:
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Architech is an Innovation Accelerator for enterprise. We're a full-service digital studio specializing in ideation, design and development of innovative applications for mid-sized and large enterprises. Whether it's rapidly building inspiring digital experiences or M2M solutions, we combine creativity with deep technical expertise to connect people, systems, devices and data. more