Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

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Project Manager / Scrum Master Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Actively participate as a member of the IS management team through support and ownership of issues
Develop and maintain close and effective working relationships with the business community, understanding their informational and operational needs while ensuring they are informed of documented IS development policies
Follow established Project Life Cycle (PLC) policies to develop project documentation, and project plans that specify goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources
Document and/or assist in documenting current and future state business processes in conjunction with the business partners
Work with IT staff to document technical designs and coordinate design reviews
Formulate and define scope, schedule milestones, tasks and objectives of project
Prepare and present the statement of work and proposals for project activities in conjunction with account management
Ensure the development of quality assurance test plans and monitors or directs quality assurance testing as required
Provide reporting and updates on project status, budget impacts and status of objectives to IS management and business units as necessary
Direct, coordinate and monitor activities of internal and external project resources to ensure projects progress within set parameters, schedule, budget and goals

Project Manager / Scrum Master Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Project Manager / Scrum Master

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, CSM, PMI, CSP, SCRUM, CAPM, SCM, SA, SPC, ACP

Education for Project Manager / Scrum Master

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the project manager / scrum master job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Education, Technical, Engineering, Information Technology, Project Management, Information Systems, Technology, Management

Skills for Project Manager / Scrum Master

Desired skills for project manager / scrum master include:

Kanban
Facilitation
Situational awareness
Increasing transparency
Continual improvement
Empowerment
Conflict resolution
Servant leadership
FDD
Crystal

Desired experience for project manager / scrum master includes:

Confer with project, IS and business personnel to gain understanding of technical and business issues
Coordinate and respond to scope changes, ensuring proper communication and approvals are obtained from affected personnel and business units
Coordinate project activities across all Footlocker, inc. and external vendors as needed to ensure goals of projects are met
Strategic thinking ability to achieve organizational goals, understand organization's strengths & weaknesses
Manage user stories and associated tasks to ensure objectives and deliverables are met for project initiatives
Facilitate daily scrums, estimations, story grooming, sprint planning, and retrospectives

Project Manager / Scrum Master Examples

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Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project manager / scrum master. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project manager / scrum master
  • Work to remove impediments from current sprints
  • Facilitate daily scrum meetings
  • Ensure effective communication among stakeholders involved in the project or feature release
  • Produce burn down and velocity reports
  • Overseeing the execution and delivery of cross functional projects
  • Facilitate project kick off meetings with key stakeholders to ensure a clear understanding of scope, project team, roles and communication plan
  • Work with the Product Managers on an ongoing basis, keeping them informed of key milestones and decisions impacting the overall project
  • Lead, participate, and support the various Agile based SDLC and scrum activities
  • Coordinates and facilitates end of sprint demonstrations other sprint closure processes
  • Facilitates sprint retrospectives with team to ensure continuous improvement & removal of blockers
Qualifications for project manager / scrum master
  • Certified Agile accreditation via a recognised industry source
  • Experience in the use of Jira or equivalent Agile Project management software
  • Experience of other development methods, ie Prince would also be valuable in relating to other team members who use these techniques to deliver their business objectives
  • 3+ years prior experience as an IT Project Manager and/or Scrum Master
  • PMP or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) a plus
  • Must have recent and active Agile expertise
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Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of project manager / scrum master. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for project manager / scrum master
  • Mentor Product Owners on INVEST principles of User Story Writing
  • Support and educate the Product Owner with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices/principles
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization
  • Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet client needs
  • Lead daily stand-up meetings engineers
  • Lead sprint retrospectives, sprint planning, and backlog grooming
  • Escalate and/or manage impediments impacting the feature delivery
  • Provide daily Agile Coaching and Mentorship to (Customer) Agile teams
  • Coach teams on effective execution of the (Customer) Agile methodology and its practices in a repeatable and consistent manner as specified by (Customer), including project managers, technical leads, testing leads, business managers, project executive sponsors, developers, and other team members
Qualifications for project manager / scrum master
  • Experience supporting Intranet / Collaboration systems and Digital Asset Management systems is a plus
  • Basic familiarity with Agile workflow tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack, Trello or Team Foundation Server
  • 2 year experience working in Agile teams
  • 2 years of experience facilitating Agile teams on business or 2 years experience facilitating technology projects
  • Represent IT in customer meetings and escalate issues to IT management as required
  • Cassandra technical experience
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Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of project manager / scrum master. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for project manager / scrum master
  • Manage team development
  • Guide teams in adopting lean/agile principles such as collaboration, continuous improvement and self-governance
  • Facilitate agile team ceremonies (e.g., stand-ups, retrospectives, iteration planning)
  • Remove impediments to team success and mediate conflict within team
  • Monitor key results and metrics to help teams identify improvement opportunities and bottlenecks
  • Assist the Product Owner in user story creation/prioritization and product Backlog grooming via emergent requirement elicitation while supporting overall organizational goals
  • Track and report Scrum team velocity and manage Sprint capacity
  • Coordinate dependencies between teams with other Scrum Masters
  • Coach the development team and stakeholders on how to use Agile/Scrum practices
  • Adapt approach based on cultural shifts and regulatory requirements
Qualifications for project manager / scrum master
  • Formulate and execute escalations for projects with major issues to senior management, and direct follow-up via direct reports or project team members
  • Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams of up to 15 FTE
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing formal application software development projects and/or functional organizations
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies developing software applications, playing the role of scrum master effectively
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a technology organization or media organization
  • College Degree College degree or 8+ years’ equivalent technical experience required
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Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project manager / scrum master. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for project manager / scrum master
  • Recommend improvements and drive alignment across business and IT organizations
  • Familiar with common development practices, Service oriented environments, and Agile practices
  • 4+ years experience as a Scrum Master and 6+ years of Project Management
  • Excellent knowledge in Omni channel interfaces like desktop, mobile, client telling and customer service
  • Strong business and technical knowledge in integrating with A/B testing tools, Search/Browse catalog, Google Analytics, Tag Management, Rating, Review, Recommendations, Gifting, Gift Cards, Caching solutions
  • Knowledge of project management and artifact tools (Atlassian stack preferred)
  • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, user stories
  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery, working knowledge of iterative and incremental development
  • Oversee various highly complex projects and coordinates the management of multiple related projects
  • Engages Project Management counterparts, customers and project stakeholders to ensure continued alignment with project
Qualifications for project manager / scrum master
  • Strong passion for continual process improvement
  • Ability to facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Previous professional experience with project financials tracking
  • Experience with SaFE
  • Familiar with Agile tools to support iterative tracking and development
  • Required Technical/Functional Skills
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Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a project manager / scrum master. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for project manager / scrum master
  • Oversee Scrum processes, coach the organization, lead us into a better Agile methodology
  • Lead daily scrum, sprint review and sprint planning meetings
  • Manage interdependencies between Agile teams
  • Work with product owners on short and long-term release planning
  • Establish and communicate the schedule for Iterations and Program Increments (PI)
  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness via fostering the preparation of Vision and Backlogs, and via Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings
  • Facilitate PI planning
  • Facilitate Team PI Objectives with Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
  • Assist with execution and Feature/Capability completion tracking and collect metrics
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the Release Train sync at the Program Level
Qualifications for project manager / scrum master
  • Over five years of IT Project Management and/or Scrum Master experience
  • Over three years of working hands-on with System Development Life Cycle
  • Over one year of data gathering/analysis/reporting of project lifecycle deliverables
  • Support, shepherd and mentor the team as it organizes and works together
  • Steward the team’s use of Scrum, making sure they pragmatically follow the theory, practices and rules, helping them to perform at their highest level
  • Help resolve impediments keeping the team from performing, especially those arising outside the team, using informal and formal channels of communication

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