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Scrum Master II

Company: Advantage Technical
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Scrum Master/Project ManagerPosition Purpose:The Information Technology Department has an opening for a Project Manager/Scrum Master, Manufacturing. This position is located in Pleasanton, California.The role is responsible for planning, execution of initiatives and projects for the respective business partners including efforts related to the recent Safeway-Albertsons merger and new initiatives. The Project Manager/Scrum Master role plans, manages and tracks the required work and budget for the execution of projects. The Project Manager/Scrum Master will work closely with the IT Director/Sr. Manager and lead a distributed team across multiple locations. This role will also work directly with business stakeholders based across the US.Organizing, supporting, enabling and facilitating a highly talented cross-functional agile team to deliver IT solutions. Work with Scrum Masters, Product owners, executives, and PMOs. Help enable and facilitate transformation, knowledge transfer, and introduce best practices. Has a good appreciation of an industry and its business requirements and its use of IT. Maintains an awareness of industry trends and its application of IT. Advises on general requirements and trends of Agile techniques and methods. Obtains relevant information to solve problems. Identifies conflicting priorities, frames and escalate issues that cannot be resolved quickly. 5-9 years of experienceKey Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:--- Hands-on management and delivery of multiple complex projects at any given time to meet technology and business requirements on time and within budget--- Organize and facilitate Agile activities and ceremonies including daily stand-up meetings, sprint reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, and product backlog refinement sessions.--- Providing Scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies, team capacity, velocity forecasts, burndowns/burn-ups, dashboards, user stories, etc.--- Provide strong leadership & accountability for the development and delivery of Project Management needed to support business solutions, technical delivery, escalations and impact assessment--- Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.--- Participate in tactical/strategic planning surrounding cross-portfolio programs and deployment of ERP programs across multiple manufacturing facilities and warehouses--- Executing and successfully completing projects within the agreed threshold levels for schedule and cost variance--- Foster a strong work environment that rewards individual and team efforts; encourages creativity while maintaining high caliber productivity and quality; mitigates team conflict and communication problems--- Refine and improve existing Project Management and Agile best practices, including the adoption of industry standard tools, technologies, and methodologiesQualifications:--- 4-year degree (Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience--- 6+ years as a Project Manager/Scrum Master for software development projects with demonstrated evidence of increasing growth and responsibility--- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) certification is highly preferred.--- Expertise in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) principles; SAFe certification(s) are highly preferred.--- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or related is a plus; MBA a plus--- Must have a thorough understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition--- Strong skills in project planning, budget estimation and management, resource planning and assessment, financial planning and risk assessment--- Responsible for developing and maintaining complete integrated project plan/schedule for IT, business and vendor--- Strong knowledge of Project Management Methodology, tools and techniques--- Proficient in using core PM tools including Microsoft Project Enterprise, Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Office Professional (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, Access, etc.)--- Strong ability to collaborate across various groups, build relationships and manage effectively in a matrix organization--- Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach, counsel and train managers and staff--- Previous experience managing and deploying Supply Chain and Manufacturing applications will be considered an asset

Keywords: Advantage Technical, Livermore , Scrum Master II, IT / Software / Systems , Livermore, California

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