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IT Project Manager (Scrum Lead)

Job Title
IT Project Manager (Scrum Lead)
Job ID
Warren,  MI 48088
Other Location
73301, 85224
IT Project Manager (Scrum Lead)

The main function of an IT Project Manager is to oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities including project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.

Job Responsibilities:
• Develops, tracks and manages project budget, project plans, timelines and scope
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
• Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing
• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
• Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
• PMP or PMI certification
• 2-4 years experience
• Proven project management experience
• People management and team building skills
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
• Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
• Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions
• Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment

Responsibilities of this position:
• Institute the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, accountability, and visibility
• Implement self-organizing principles and improve the efficiency of the sprint teams
• Measure and Optimize team Agile processes and performance
• Conduct daily stand-ups, planning and grooming sessions, retrospectives, demos, and other related meetings
• Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
• Align priorities with the Product Owner, and drive continuous improvement
• Update tracking and reporting to provide visibility on Product & Sprint Backlogs
• Assist team in prioritization and with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
• Identify and mitigate risks and impediments that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
• Mentor the Development team toward a common goal


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