Project Manager / Scrum Master

 
 
Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and practical experience of agile software development methodologies, values, principles, and practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to coach/empower a team to reach their highest potential
  • Excellent team player and team builder
  • Ability to communicate/collaborate with associates at all levels of the organization and with diverse personality types
  • Ability to build a high-performing team while managing interpersonal conflicts, challenges and opportunities for growth
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • Exceptional communication, organization and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, creative and effective in empowering team members to propose solutions to complex problems

Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Scrum Master certification required
  • 5-7 years experience in information technology (IT) project management required
  • Must possess leadership skills and experience
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must possess the ability to explain intricate and complicated concepts and ideas
  • Must possess the ability to work well with many different kinds of people, departments, and divisions 
 
Essential Job Functions:
  • Act as a leader in our software development team
  • Oversee design, implementation, QA, and validation of programming code and products
  • Create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members
  • Facilitate daily scrums, stand-ups, and meetings to monitor project progress and resolve any issues the team may be experiencing
  • Shape team behavior through excellent management via the agile method
  • Perform reviews on software development team members
  • Remove project obstacles, develop solutions with the team
  • Ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout the project lifecycle
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners
  • Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders
  • Take responsibility for successful product delivery 

Gentis believes in treating employees and contractors as mission critical!  We offer both employee and contractor packages with compensation traditionally higher than the industry average.  In particular, we offer full health, dental, vision coverage, and two weeks of PTO in year one, for all employees. 

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