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Technical Project Manager IV
Ref No.: 17-01128
Location: San Jose, California
Start Date: 10/18/2017
Looking for candidate who have mobile expereince. combination of backend and for mobile apps.

Scrum Master

Job Responsibilities:
• Project management experience - Time, Dependency, Risk management
• Scrum Master for 2-3 Agile Scrum teams
• Organize and drive Scrum Ceremonies – Daily Stand up, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Demo
• Work with product managers to define requirements and maintain the backlog.
• Facilitate Scrum of Scrum sessions across dependent teams
• Identify and track key dependencies for the Scrum teams
• Interface with the Program Manager to identify program impediments and address including proper escalation to individuals/groups as needed
• Ensure a regular cadence of delivery for the program
• Communicate project status at all management levels.
• Act as a central point of contact for all communications relating to the project(s).
• Provide overall leadership for the teams, influencing & coaching the teams use of Agile
• Regular interactions with senior management establishing visibility into the scrum teams
• Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
• Maintain a close working relationship with the Program Manager and Product Owner

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree
• Minimum of 5 years of experience leading projects
• Over 3 years of experience as a scrum master. program
• Must be an excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management.
• Must be able to nurture self-organizing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring.
• Must encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products and processes.
• Must be able to resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation.
• Must be willing and able to identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution.
• Must understand Agile metrics and reporting techniques.
• Must work effectively in a dynamic development environment with matrix reporting structure
• Must be able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Top Requirements:
1. Scrum/Agile Project Management Methodology – especially around Coaching and onboarding teams that are new to Agile. *Proven Scrum Master/Coach experience*
2. Collaborative Team Player – being able to motivate the team and effectively have them work together.
3. Organized and focused on Execution

Potential screening questions:
What is your experience with Agile Transformation at your company and what were some of the challenges you've had in the past? How do you keep your team motivated? What is your Agile Coaching experience and what works well when it comes to Coaching a team and what doesn't?

*Local candidates strongly preferred, unless they are a rockstar candidate*

Contract to Hire? yes

interview process: 30 minute phone screen then bring on site.