Project Manager / Scrum Master | 688041

Revel IT

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The Project Manager / Scrum Master in this contract role is responsible for planning, scheduling, and tracking of projects in the client’s Digital Platform Group (DPG). Projects may be part of a larger program of projects. This role will partner with technical product management, architecture, engineering, and the business partners to provide leadership in delivering innovative digital solutions to our customers. This position will not only focus on the planning, communication and coordination of the project but also beyond the end date to the transitional and operational elements.  This role requires a strong user focus.

Scope & Focus:
Expected scope of responsibilities is 1-2 Agile teams

Desired Attributes:

  • In depth knowledge of software development and adoption, ideally in Ed Tech
  • Agile project management experience preferred
  • Scrum master experience is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification is a plus
  • Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Able to work with a wide group of stakeholders in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Ability to travel on occasion
  • Open style of communication to foster efficient flow of ideas and build consensus across the project
  • Cross-disciplinary understanding of product management, software development, and quality assurance
  • Flexible and adaptable to tools and ways of working
  • Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, collaboration, organizational and critical thinking
  • Capable of communicating with a wide audience of individuals
  • Growth mindset, adaptable and open to change, interested in improving over time
  • Positive attitude
  • Capable of influence in a matrix structure where authority may lie elsewhere
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, Slack a plus.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Facilitates delivery of projects by ensuring the team drives commitments to completion on time and quality.
  • Champion Agile methodologies throughout the development process and adherence to the DPG SDLC. Act as scrum master to 1-2 teams. Ensure appropriate ceremonies occur with valuable outcomes. Drives continuous team improvement.
  • Ensures projects follow the DPG SDLC including a prioritized backlog, documented delivery plan, iteration 0 and dependency identification.
  • Own and manage communication plan across project.  Ensure transparency and buy in on key decisions.  Proactively removes impediments to ensure successful delivery of team commitments.  Drives issue resolution and risk mitigation.
  • Ensures coordination for the successful release of projects in line with DPG SDLC.
  • Ensures customer support is appropriately prioritized and SLAs are honored.

Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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