Sr IT Project Manager (1186) in Coppell, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 1/20/2018

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The Scrum Master (Project Manager) will be responsible for ensuring on-time delivery of high quality projects meeting established business requirements using the Agile methodology. This Candidate will also act as the project facilitator as projects progress through the product lifecycle. In addition, he or she will provide coaching to the organization, ensuring adherence to established Agile processes and practices. The Scrum Master will be responsible for numerous tasks covering the product development lifecycle. The ideal candidate will have superior client-facing skills. He or she will need to support the team with various client communications, status reporting, coordination, internal and external meeting facilitation and management, workshop sessions, decision management documentation, and presentation and delivery (release) preparation.Responsibilities:Manage multiple high-profile projects of medium to extra-large scale through all sprints/iterations and phases of the projectTechnical ability to be the portal between business and ITAbility to create budget, manage resource allocation, and create cost benefit analysisAbility to work directly with technical teams to determine Level of EffortManage the workload of each resource assigned to teamAbility to communicate effectively with business and IT to ensure project remains on target to meet customer expectationsProvide weekly status updates that are short and concise, but effective in communicating important message/status of the project healthArticulate effectively with business and executive managementAbility to work well under pressureEffective in managing multiple issues/risks/demands while maintaining calmnessWillingness to go above the norm to ensure timelines are metComplete understanding of Agile (e.g. Scrum)Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint/release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetingsTrack and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress with, and to all affected teams and managementEnsure the development teams are practicing core agile principlesUpdate agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogsUpdate company project portfolio system for status, resource allocation and capacity planning, and budget preparationAssist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definitionDetermine and remove all obstacles that may interfere with the ability of the teams’ to deliver assigned goalsProvide direction to project activities to ensure successful implementation and supportPromote continuous improvement and help teams to increase productivityPromote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovationAssist in defining and deploying new product development processes and in facilitating the continuous improvement of existing processes Required Skills:Scrum Master or 3+ years experience in Agile software project management5+ years of SDLC in project managementThorough understanding of enterprise software development processes and lifecycleExperience in Data Management projectsAbility to adjust and apply this technical knowledge in a dynamic environment using Agile development principles5-7 years experience in managing multiple information systems projectsBachelor's Degree5 years experience in a structured project management environment with a demonstrated appreciation for disciplined project management Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills.Strong presentation skillsHave the ability to quickly understand the scope of the project and identify key success and risk factorsShould be able to prioritize multiple tasks effectively.Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint) and system documentation tools.Enthusiastic team-player as well as a self-starterExperience in deploying Data Services ProjectsUnderstanding of Hardoop, SQL, BI, Cognos, ETL, Big DataOutlook 365 Dynamic (PSA) Project Management tool

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Project Management

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United States of America

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Mr. Cooper

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