Randstad Project Manager II in Marlborough, Massachusetts
Project Manager II
salary:$53.27 - $63.27 per hour
date posted:Monday, January 11, 2021
Project Manager II
Skills & Knowledge
Experienced and adept user of Agile Lifecycle Management tools, particularly JIRA and Confluence
Communicative and social -- excellent interpersonal and group facilitation skills including the ability to work with diverse stakeholders and personality types.
Assertive -- must be able to ensure agile and scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, and not afraid to be a voice of reason and authority.
Willing to able to hold the team accountable to its vision and values.
Situationally Aware -- must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to team and to management, where appropriate.
Attitude of transparency -- must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the Product Owner about the team and grow business trust.
Creativity, initiative, and flexibility - tempered by pragmatism, patience and attention to detail.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Technology, Business Administration, engineering, Information Technology, or liberal arts.
7+ years as a Scrum Master/project manager/program manager with dedicated agile teams using scrum/SAFe.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMI-ACP, SAFe SM preferred.
Preferred ability to grasp technical concepts around data Integrations
location: Marlborough, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $53.27 - 63.27 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
As a true servant leader the Scrum Master is primarily responsible for ensuring that the Agile/Scrum team achieves its goals.
Supports and enforces the rules of the scrum process and other rules that the team has agreed upon. e.g. WIP limits
Communicates status to customers, team and management as needed.
Exhibits the behaviours of a Lean-Agile leader with a Lean-Agile mindset. Helps the team embrace core Agile values and principles.
Leads scrum teams for medium to complex deliveries.
Leads the team's efforts in relentless improvement and facilitates the team's retrospective.
Facilitates all the team's meetings and ceremonies such as Daily Standups, Sprint Retrospectives etc.
Removes roadblocks, many of which will be beyond the team's authority or will require support from other teams.
Coordinates with various teams such as Infrastructure & Operations, Security, Landscape Services, Product teams to resolve dependencies, blockers.
Ensures that goals and scope are understood by everyone on the Agile/Scrum Team.
Ensures the Team understands scrum theory, practices, rules and values.
Improves team performance by identifying, managing, and supporting resolution of team impediments.
Displays an engineering mindset and systems thinking while understanding the economic view.
Embraces a continuous improvement mind-set and highlights opportunities to improve efficiency of scrum teams.
Leads and facilitates deployment of changes to Production by adhering to Client processes.
Experience level: Experienced
Minimum 7 years of experience
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