Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master

Job Summary:

The Technical Project Manager / Scrum master is a key member of the Engineering team responsible for end-to-end project activities (managing scope, schedule, resources), guiding multiple projects and teams toward successful on-time delivery of sales-driven client initiatives that are tightly planned and agile in execution.

The Tech PM will also act as a coach to help Product and Engineering teams inspect and adapt their people, processes and technology for improvements in scale and quality of planned deliverables.

Duties:

·         Manage and guide software development projects from request management (intake) thru post-deployment support using appropriate PMLC frameworks (e.g. scrum, Kanban, waterfall, iterative) in a sales-driven, client facing organization

·         Work collaboratively with Product Owners (PO), technical leads, cross-functional development and test teams, QA, Implementation Management and Network Services

·         Assist the PO in requirements gathering (user story creation), prioritization, acceptance criteria definition, use case development and product backlog grooming

·         Act as gatekeeper to ensure that all milestone deliverables meet with defined standards. Deliverables include product briefs, requirement definitions, functional specifications, architecture design, technical specifications, release notes, and installation guides

·         Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release and sprint planning, demos, development status and other related activities

·         Coordinate dependencies between teams with other Scrum Masters engaging in Scrum of Scrums as required helping to resolve and/or escalate impediments

·         Work with Development Managers to track and report team velocity and resource capacity

·         Prepare and communicate traditional project plans, resource plans, and status reports

·         Demonstrate leadership abilities to bridge the gap between business and technical teams

·         Coordinate, lead and/or participate in technology engineering efforts and meetings to determine optimal approach, design, risk mitigation, defect resolution, etc.

·         Ensure development team is working efficiently towards Sprint goals

·         Coach the development team and stakeholders in Agile/Scrum practices as they transition from traditional waterfall methods and practices

·         Help the development teams practice core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility

·         Ensure cross-functional team coordination is occurring early and often

·         Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practices

·         Participate in executive dashboard status reporting

Skills/Qualifications:

Required:

·         5+ years’ experience managing web-based application development projects in both iterative and Agile/Scrum environments

·         Expert-level understanding of all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle

·         Track record of participating in agile transformations and helping teams improve

·         Advanced hands-on expertise with using and configuring JIRA and Confluence

·         Extensive experience Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project

·         Previous experience with leading systems integration and defect management efforts

·         Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to bridge / facilitate / report efforts between technical and business teams

·         Detail oriented and technically astute with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, concurrent initiatives and thrive a chaotic, matrixed environment

·         PMP and Scrum Master (CSM) certifications

·         Previous career experience (3 to 5 years) as a hands-on web developer (preferably in .NET, C#, JAVA or Oracle) with progressive experience to development lead and/or manager to Project Manager and Scrum Manager.

·         Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Equivalent


Nice to Have / Highly Desired

Knowledge of Medicaid, Payer, Provider, Home Health Care industry experience

Daily activities of an administrative nature. Work is primarily sedentary.

Sandata Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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