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Web Apps PM / Scrum Master - 176-1
Ref No.: 18-00295
Location: Union, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/12/2018
Job Title: Web Applications Project Manager / SCRUM Master
Location: Northern NJ
Job Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months+
Contact Info: Ella Blank- eblank@techlink.com -201-786-2414
  • Seeking a highly motivated Project Manager/Scrum Master for their company wide initiatives of Web application solutions.
  • The broadly distributed and diverse projects need a PM who can coordinate Agile development teams with a focus on participatory design and broad community engagement.
  • This position will report to an Application Development Manager.
  • The candidate will possess a combination of strong communication skills, strong analysis, design, application development and implementation skills within Web applications.
  • This individual will work with a team responsible for the development and/or implementation of enterprise wide store and corporate user based solutions.
  • During the project lifecycle, the individual will be responsible for partnering with cross-functional teams of users, developers and QA analysts to ensure successful delivery of critical projects.
  • The candidate must be able to work through the various phases of the projects and take it to successful completion from beginning to end.

Job duties:
  • Takes ownership of on-time/on-budget project(s) completion.
  • Ensure the timely creation of required materials; including technical specifications, project and resource plans, project updates and presentation materials.
  • Coordinates and tracks all project deliverables (milestones, dependencies, critical paths).
  • Liaison with various Business units who will be partners on the project.
  • Responsible for risk assessment and reporting.
  • Develops short term and long-term project plans, priorities and objectives.
  • Assists in managing all project resources (internal/external), including budgets.
  • Assist in coordinating software design, development and testing.
  • Assist in gathering of business requirements, documentation, analysis and cross-functional communications.
Required:
  • A minimum of 6 - 10 years of demonstrated success in both managing software projects and functional management of software development teams.
  • A background combining hands-on design or development experience, and project/program management expertise (at a senior level).
  • Expertise in the areas of open source software, user experience design, and Agile software development methodologies.
  • Must be business process centric and well organized.
  • Strong business acumen and experience in managing (and understanding) business aspects of software projects.
  • Proven leadership, communications and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and credibly with business partners and senior level of management.
  • Knowledge of the Retail and experience in retail systems highly preferred.
  • Must have PMP Certification.
  • Must have Scrum Master certification.
  • Knowledge of IBM Rational tools set (RTC and Focal Point) is a plus.
All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify