(800) 774-8036

Sr. Project Manager Scrum Master

Bristol, CT
Date Added: January 22, 2020
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Sr. Project Manager Scrum Master in Bristol, CT.

Duration: 18 month(s)

The Sr. Project Manager – Scrum Master supporting Ad Sales (Salesforce and traffic systems) responsible for managing large-scale, complex projects from initiation through closure. These initiatives will involve daily hands on management of technology activities utilizing Agile and Scrum based software development practices; with additional responsibilities to include non-technical tasks such as user training, business process reengineering and organizational change. This role requires a wide range of leadership competencies, technical (PM) experience and communications skills. Responsible for managing projects using the Work Life Cycle and standard processes, tools and methodologies, which include the development of the scope of work and the management of time, cost, risk, and communications. The position operates in a matrix environment, developing multi-talented, cross-functional teams and guiding them through processes that most effectively deliver business solutions.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Manages all aspects of software development based projects from Initiation through Closure.
  • Plans, coordinates and directs all activities associated with developing project plans, communication plans, project schedules, etc. by adapting PM fundamentals to best support assigned projects
  • Leverage significant experience with Agile and SCRUM methodologies to lead project teams on a daily basis to the successful delivery of software development related projects
  • Able to assess the work priorities and determine if Kanban is a good candidate as delivery mechanism
  • Responsible for team dynamics, morale and motivation
  • Builds a team where all members and points of view are respected
  • Develops and maintains project plans
  • Lead Project Teams through identifying and managing risk and the resolution of issues
  • Accountable for delivering 'quality' solutions that provide desired business benefits and/or solve business problems – 'on-time' & within budget
  • Able to quickly solve complex problems in a challenging, dynamic environment with minimal direction
  • Frequently communicates with business and technical senior management, project teams and stakeholders
  • Effectively communicates complex and/or difficult information to both technical and non-technical audiences, including Executives
  • Communicates to convince and influence key decision-makers / stakeholders in a manner that best serves the company
  • Able to collaborate with Technical Product Management team to help document work intake and priorities and see them through execution
  • Able to collaborate with cross-functional teams that have competing projects and priorities
  • Facilitator – must be able to:
    • Facilitate meetings / workshops with large groups of people beyond the project team
    • Facilitate the project team through the resolution of complex issues
    • Ensure group participation
    • Drive workshop/meeting to conclusion and/or actionable outcome
    • Develop and deliver outcomes/results/notes in a manor appropriate to the level of the group
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum 8 years of experience managing formal application software development projects
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies developing software applications, playing the role of scrum master effectively
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a technology organization or media organization
  • PMI Certification preferred with thorough understanding of Project Management Methodologies & Techniques
  • Experience in the media industry, Advertising Sales domain is a plus
Required Education:
BS or equivalent

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/

Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.

Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!


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