Software Project Manager/Scrum Master

Published
October 19, 2020
Location
Newark, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Title: Software Project Manager / Scrum Master - Mid Level (3 -5 years)

Years of Experience: 6+

Job type: Contract (6 Months) [possibility to convert to FTE]

Location: Newark, CA 94560 [Remote during Quarantine]

No C2C/Corp-to-Corp

Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a Project Manager with Scrum Master experience to lead multiple teams and able to apply the Scrum framework, and guide teams to use best practices in Scrum.
  • Drive, and Coordinate Backlog grooming, Planning, Demo, retrospective, and daily stand-ups
  • Work with the Product Owners to manage backlog and request.
  • Resolve issues and remove all obstacles for Scrum teams
  • Own and Manage Project schedule and deliverables
  • Apply knowledge in Software Product Life Cycle and different software development methodologies
  • Actively manage risks, help to have creative mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Report and communicate on a regular basis; escalate when project goals are at risk. This includes regular reporting of project status to key stakeholders, Business Group leaders through management review meetings and Gate meetings as prescribed by internal development processes.
  • Build strong relationship with our key partners and stakeholders such as Design, Product Marketing, Engineering and QA
  • Support processes and tools that standardize software development activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Identify Process inefficiencies and suggest and implement improvements.

Skills / Requirements:

  • 3-5 years' experience in Software Project Management - in software industry interacting with hardware products
  • Certified Scrum Master, and practice Scrum for at least 1 year.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum principles.
  • Understanding of some Objective C/C ++ & Java (But coding skills aren't necessary).
  • Must understand the connection between Firmware, Hardware, embedded software, and Computer software.
  • Excellent knowledge of Software Project Management Standard, Development Cycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning & organization skills - extremely self-organized.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across organizations and geographies and interact, influence and negotiate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Travel - once every 6 months

Preferable Skills:

  • Formal Project Management training and Certification (PMP).

Education:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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