• Project Manager (Scrum)

    Location US-MN-Maple Grove
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/10/2018 1:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2354
  • Responsibilities

    Data Recognition Corporation – Maple Grove, MN

    Project Manager (with Scrum)

    Company cannot provide sponsorship for this positon

    No agencies, please

    **No agencies, please**

     

    We are looking for an experienced and dedicated project manager / scrum master to join our project management team. The individual in this role would be responsible for being the scrum master on one or more projects. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

    Position will be located in Maple Grove, MN

    Qualifications

    Essential Position Responsibilities:

    • 3+ years background in a Software Development role (PM, Developer, BA, or SQA)
    • 2+ years scrum master experience with a successful track record of delivery
    • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc
    • Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum
    • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
    • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices. But flexible in approach to make it work for the team, project, or both.
    • Knowledge of user stories, continuous testing, automated testing,
    • Understand dependencies of other projects within Information Technology
    • Independent workstyle, take initiative, resourceful
    • Solid verbal/written skills to solve team conflicts
    • Provides work direction to scrum team members
    • Facilitates team discussions; asks appropriate questions; identifies gaps in user stories and works to have them addressed; identifies assumptions; manages risk; negotiates disagreements; finds creative solutions.
    • Coordinates communication with all stakeholders.
    • Promotes software quality and helps to ensure quality practices are followed and standards are met.

     Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field OR equivalent experience
    • Certified Scrum Mater
    • Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to successfully direct the work of others
    • Experience in software development or business analysis
    • Working with remote team members
    • Effective consulting skills; ability to lead group to creative solutions
    • Ability to manage expectations and help product owner with scope of work
    • Familiarity with change management/release management

    Essential Job Requirements:

    • Report to work promptly when scheduled
    • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
    • Familiarity with Google Office Suite
    • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
    • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
    • Set and meet deadlines
    • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
    • Other duties as needed

     

    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports

    Physical Requirements: 

    • Ability to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hour periods of time
    • Ability to look at a computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
    • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds as necessary

     

    DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

     

    DRC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

     

     

     

    To apply:  

    http://www.drccareers.com/Pages/job-opportunities.aspx

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    **No agencies, please**

     

     

    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

     

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