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Scrum Master

Information Technology

19 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | DMI (Digital Management, LLC)

Scrum Master

19 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | DMI (Digital Management, LLC)

DMI (Digital Management, LLC)

Opening date:January 02

Closing date: January 30 2022

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is a global technology solutions company that specializes in digital strategy, design, transformation and support. Utilizing expertise from six unique DMI Groups, in the areas of AI & Analytics, Commerce, Experience, Managed Services, Transformation, and Government, DMI delivers intelligent digital transformation solutions that meet organizations where they are. Born digital, DMI has been delivering mission-critical, enterprise grade solutions since 2002 for over a hundred Fortune 1000 enterprises and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI has grown to 2,000+ employees globally and has been continually recognized by top industry analysts as market leader as well as a Top Place to Work by the Washington Post. DMInc.com | Careers | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook

About The Opportunity

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is looking for a Scrum Master

Duties And Responsibilities

As a servant leader, the Scrum Master partners closely with the product owner, IT, and business stakeholders on planning, forms and leads the scrum team, helps all team members as well as the organization, and champions continuous improvement.

  • Work collaboratively with Product Owners, and development teams to support development and software delivery
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility
  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other Scrum related meetings
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools and best practices
  • Mentors and coaches scrum teams on product backlog estimation and acceptance criteria definition, facilitates the definition of minimal viable product, and leads continuous refinement and prioritization of the product backlog
  • Ensure the development team is working efficiently towards sprint goals
  • Ensure requests from retrospectives are listened to and some of the requests are implemented to increase developer participation .

Qualifications

Required Skills/Certifications:

  • Scrum Master Certification (CSM, PSM I, CSP or equivalent)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field
  • 5 - 10 years of experience as a Scrum Master in an IT or Software Development setting
  • Experience leading a team in an agile environment
  • A thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Worked with JIRA, Azure DevOps, or similar software

Desired Skills/Certifications

  • Experience working in a consulting firm
  • CSP Preferred

Location: On-site in Auburn Hills, MI, or remote with travel once a quarter

Minimum Citizenship: US Citizen/GC

Working at DMI

The Following Categories Make Up Your DMI Wellbeing

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. As such, we offer a variety of perks and benefits that help meet various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with a number of our award winning, Fortune 1000 clients.

  • Community – Blood drives, volunteering opportunities, Holiday parties, summer picnics, Tech Chef, Octoberfest just to name a few ways DMI comes together as a community.
  • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel and many other items to provide convenience.
  • Development – Annual performance management, continuing education and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development.
  • Financial – Generous 401k match for both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee.
  • Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgement through Give-A-Wow, employee referral bonuses.
  • Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, on-site lactation rooms provide employees with several wellness options.

Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability. DMI maintains a drug-free workplace.

Job ID: 2021-21984

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Scrum Master

Information Technology

20 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | TEKsystems

Scrum Master

20 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | TEKsystems

TEKsystems

Opening date:January 01

Closing date: January 29 2022

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

Description

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and monitors the Scrum process from initiation through delivery
  • Serve as a liaison between the product owners and development team to ensure that all targets and requirements are met
  • Maintains product backlog
  • Removes or addresses process impediments
  • Mentoring and coaching Scrum teams to instill agile values and principles and lead by example
  • Facilitating productivity by removing impediments team will encounter, mediating through conflicts, helping team to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles
  • Coordinating across other agile teams for complex projects
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc..)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness.
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done.
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events such as daily stand-ups, grooming, sprint reviews, planning and retrospectives
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Understanding of Scaled Agile and Lean Practices
  • Job Requirements
  • Overall 7+ years of IT working experience in SDLC processes
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, relationship and negotiating skills
  • Ability to build relationships across the enterprise with Lines of Businesses, Technology, and Business where relevant
  • Takes ownership of day to day issues and escalations and brings issues to resolution
  • Experience in working in large global complex matrix organizations
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Candidate must have Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification from Scrum Alliance or Scrum.org etc…
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc..)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other

Skills

Scrum Master

Top Skills Details

Scrum Master

Additional Skills & Qualifications

Scrum MAster

Experience Level

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Program Manager

Information Technology

20 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | TEKsystems

Program Manager

20 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | TEKsystems

TEKsystems

Opening date:January 01

Closing date: January 29 2022

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelEntry

Job description

Description

Position: Program Manager

Project: Finance Transformation

Our client is looking for a Program Manager to lead a very large Financial Transformation program. This program is very large with many cross functional teams. The ideal candidate will have strong program management experience leading finance initiatives within a financial services organization.

Additional qualifications beyond what's listed below are experience driving process improvement, establishing KPIs and metrics, and leading program cost management.

Size: Large to XX-Large sized projects

Complexity

  • Initiatives involving large project teams across multiple Finance areas and/or lines of business and IT
  • 2+ vendors
  • Scope of work is ambiguous and complex, undefined
  • Executes on multiple large and complex level initiatives
  • System replacements, new vendor engagements, process improvements, vendor selection, transformational initiatives
  • Multiple workstreams, delivery implementations

Leadership

  • Directs the projects teams and scope management/control
  • Works across large / cross; multiple business and IT teams in Finance, teams may not be familiar with the PM discipline
  • Leads workstreams with multiple initiatives
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Finance Business acumen, organizational knowledge, stakeholder knowledge and systems/processes assigned

Skills

Program management, Project management, Strategy, Cross functional teams, Pmo

Responsibilities

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Leads large and program level workstreams
  • Coaching, mentoring of Sr PM for larger projects
  • Advisor to Sr PM on smaller projects
  • Expert in the discipline, knows when to pivot to try different methods to deliver the work
  • Drives forward the team’s maturity by identifying new ideas / processes
  • Doesn’t anchor to process to get the work accomplished; demonstrated ability to work in the gray
  • Provides recommendation on complex problems, knows when / who to escalate to with minimal to no direction
  • Provides direction to the project team on next steps, action items
  • Facilitates large meetings effectively, drives the team to decisive action
  • Business Case
  • CBA
  • Scope Documentation
  • Project Approach / Plan (how are we going to execute)
  • Project Schedule
  • Decision / Stage Gates
  • Stakeholder Analysis
  • Cost / Benefits
  • Business Readiness/Change Management

Experience Level

Expert Level

About TEKsystems

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Remote Program Manager

PMP

Information Technology

20 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | Apex Systems

Remote Program Manager

20 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | Apex Systems

Apex Systems

Opening date:January 01

Closing date: January 29 2022

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelEntry

Job description

Program Manager

100% Remote

Description:

Top level project manager, providing project and program management, delivery assurance and consulting, health checks and related guidance for key programs and projects. Responsible for leading all aspects of strategically important, complex global programs and projects that span business units. Provides direction in setting goals and performance of the program including project planning, execution, functionality, quality, cost, staffing and resource allocation. Utilizes expertise and leadership skills to direct staff and to resolve issues to ensure program goals and requirements are met. Responsible for cross-project management of work streams that are interdependent or common across the various projects within in a program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 5 years’ experience managing complex multi-system and/or multiple department projects.
  • Good understanding of the insurance and financial services industry.
  • Expert level skills relating to project management theory, tools and practice
  • Strong organizational skills (planning, prioritizing) and communication skills (written, verbal, listening) are critical to this position, as are the ability to successfully adapt to diverse people and situations, manage conflict, proactively resolve issues, and strong time management.
  • Developed skills in leadership, relationship building, negotiation and influence, and facilitation techniques.
  • Effectively interact with staff and management at all levels, including C-level executives.
  • Solid understanding of Project Management methodologies and principles, and relies on strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Serve in a mentoring and leadership role, and must be able to influence without direct organizational authority.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field or equivalent training/experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP or Prince 2 certification

Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of program and project management for strategically important initiatives.
  • Assisting with PMO governance duties, including reporting, threshold assessments and assessing and monitoring health of key projects.
  • Provide consulting and expert guidance on all phases of program and project delivery, including business case development, financial impact analysis, project scoping, risk assessment, monitoring and delivery.
  • Manage major program initiatives; assist management in defining the strategic plans for programs that align with business goals and objectives. Manages interdependencies and common critical path milestones across the projects, facilitating risk management, issue escalation/resolution, scope change and implementation planning.
  • Manage one or more large and complex projects with responsibility for meeting scope, timeline, budget, and quality commitments. Directs decision making, communications, problem resolution, and other associated activities during all phases of large and complex projects using a proactive and positive approach.
  • Provides delivery assurance and health checks for strategic and key initiatives by assessing all aspects from project direction and scope through implementation (including business case, requirements, risk, change management and project deliverables).
  • Designs and implements program and project organizational structures that are cost effective and efficient.
  • Develops business case documentation, including cost benefit analysis and/or return on investment analysis.
  • Promotes formal communication methods and establishes open and consistent communication with all levels within the organization (including project teams, stakeholders, management, and other Global IT Office functions). Defines and directs formal communication methods and establish open and consistent communication with all levels within the organization.
  • Provides status reports and facilitates inter-program communication.
  • Provides appropriate progress updates to management, steering committees, project boards and other stakeholders, using both formal and informal channels.
  • Responsible for consulting, directing, mentoring, and checking the work of other project management professionals. Directs activities of multiple project managers responsible for individual projects within a program; holds teams accountable for meeting goals and objectives.
  • Identifies and leads program and project process improvement activities.

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please

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IT Project Manager - Software Development - Remote Colorado

Information Technology

Computer Software

30 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | SitusAMC

IT Project Manager - Software Development - Remote Colorado

30 days ago | Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States | SitusAMC

SitusAMC

Opening date:December 22

Closing date: January 19 2022

Industry:Information Technology, Computer Software,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

SitusAMC provides industry-leading services and innovative technologies for the real estate finance industry. We are a nearly $2B Global company with 7200 Employees Globally and growing.

The Future will be digitally driven. We are transforming the industry through technologies that reduce transaction time, increase accuracy, enhance transparency, and minimize costs.

Please read on to discover how you may join the best and most passionate Technology people who transform the real estate finance industry every day.

Are you ready to Realize your career potential with SitusAMC?

Position Overview

The IT Project Manager has high visibility within the company and industry as a whole while leading the charge on an inhouse developed software the industry eagerly awaits. This individual contributor IT PM in this role will lead with a world class team in the next release, upgrades and enhancements.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage agile development ceremonies and remove any roadblocks to the development team’s work
  • Work with stakeholders to define project objectives and scope
  • Develop and manage project schedule and budget
  • Engage with resource management to procure project team members and perform ongoing capacity planning and forecasting
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings
  • Prepare and update project roadmaps and progress reports to keep stakeholders informed of project status
  • Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables
  • Keep leadership informed of key issues that may impact project completion, budget, or other results
  • Promote and follow a defined project management process and implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Such other activities as may be assigned by your manager

Qualifications/ Requirements

  • Associate degree or equivalent from four-year College or technical school and at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as extensive knowledge of both agile and traditional project management principles and practices
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. Agile certifications a plus: PMI-ACP, CSM, SAFe
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analyst, and QA personnel
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops creative or alternative solutions; demonstrates attention to detail; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Job Knowledge: Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively; adapts to new technologies
  • Communication: Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; communicates changes and progress; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods; manages difficult or emotional situations
  • Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s effort to succeed
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others; displays willingness to make decisions; inspires and motivates others to perform well; fosters team cooperation; ensures progress toward goals; acknowledges team accomplishments
  • Quality Management: Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Effectiveness: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans; displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions
  • Experience using JIRA or Azure DevOps and Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project or similar

This position is available in all US Remote locations as detailed in SitusAMC’s Telecommuting policy. Colorado locations are currently excluded for this posting.

No sponsorship available at this time.

No Third Party Recruiters Please

Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive or exclusive. At any time, employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization and participate in additional trainings.

SitusAMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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USA

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