Randstad IT Project Manager in Washington, Illinois

IT Project Manager

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job details:

  • location:Washington, IL

  • salary:$47 - $52 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, August 9, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:570083

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Scrum Master with demonstrated experience in SAFe.


  • Agile Scrum Master

  • Assist assigned development teams to communicate, coordinate, and cooperate in meeting delivery goals.

  • Supports and provides coaching on practices, principles, and mindset of SAFe and other process rules agreed to by the team.

  • Coordinate with other teams and Program Manager on Agile Release Train.

  • Communicate status of team to divisional leadership on weekly basis.

  • Facilitate sprint planning and user story grooming in coordination with designated Product Owner delegate and Business Analyst

  • Facilitate restrospectives and communicate to Program Manager and divisional leadership

  • Actively participate in Program Increment workshops to develop deliverables in Agile Release Train

  • Support Product Owner and/or Product Owner delegate

  • Facilitate System Demos for each Agile sprint

  • Guides teams in estimating user stories

  • Facilitate daily stand ups and/or code reviews for assigned development team

Typical Day:

  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies such as daily stand ups, sprint planning, retrospectives, demo, etc.

  • Remove roadblocks for assigned team as needed

  • Escalate issues to appropriate business partners or program leadership as needed

  • Provide metrics on team capacity, velocity, and quality to Program Manager

  • Assist Product Owner or Product Owner delegate with backlog grooming and prioritization

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science

Critical Technical Skills:

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • Certified SAFe Agilist

  • Proficient in Lean and Kanban

  • Understanding of system development for telematics

  • Understanding of IoT

  • Understanding of cloud technologies, specifically Microsoft Azure

  • Familiarity with programming languages and techniques such as Java, C#, and Spark

Soft Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to clearly communicate with peers and divisional leadership

  • Developed team leadership skills

  • Excellent collaboration and facilitation skills

  • Ability to build high performing teams