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Project Manager/ Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-72015
Location: McLean, Virginia
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 09/28/2018
Position: Project Manager/ Scrum Master
Location: McLean VA
Duration: Fulltime(Permanent)

Job Description:
MUST HAVE SKILLS
Scrum, Agile, Kanban, Project Management, CSM / PMI-ACP / PMP, VersionOne, JIRA, DevOps team management

Secondary Skills
User Acceptance Testing, Mortgage / Freddie / Fannie experience

Responsibilities:
Instruct and model core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility; ensure consistent application of scrum methodologies across the enterprise.
Manage the End to End lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to production deployment in an agile/dev ops model
Protect the team from over-commitment, manage backlog, prioritize resolution of defects/bugs as evidenced by the on-time delivery
Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and task definition and participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools and best practices.
Serve as Scrum Master to mentor and coach Scrum team members on Scrum techniques. Build and lead a cross-functional scrum team from for Scrum implementation.
Work with business sponsors and Product Owner to define entire project roadmap, release and sprint plans.
Facilitate scrum ceremonies Enforce Time boxes and responding to the Impediments, and Retrospective.
Establish best practices and plan for continuous improvement of processes.

Dependency management between delivery teams.
Adhering to and teaching of processes for sprint cadence, tools usage, release management coordination, velocity tracking, and capacity planning.
Implement Kanban methodology and apply TTD principles for all agile development projects.
Gather requirements with team from the product owner and define the scope of work, its goals and deliverables.
Develop/Assist in project budget, schedule, and risk mitigation plans; allocate resources, monitor and control the execution.
Evaluate risks and prepare risk response strategy along with team.
Create and publish daily / weekly and monthly reports to stake holders
Manage budget and track on weekly basis for all the team members
Be proactive in identification of risks and plan for mitigation by closely working with cross functional teams, key stakeholders and management on regular basis
Coordinate the team, scope and deliverables in fixed price model at the client location with teams in different locations
Should be open to adopt new DevOps tools/technologies and processes in the project