Technical Project Manager - Scrum

Best InfoSystems Ltd.
  • Gurgaon
  • Confidential
  • 5-11 years
  • 30 Nov 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Manages integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, technical project managers, architects, engineers and quality assurance
Works within and across business units to prioritize, plan and execute the development schedule for major product releases
Manages and tracks team velocity, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports
Assigns development resources to activities and monitors performance across resource channels
Maintains dependency plan between planned sprints across engineering, infrastructure, and third-parties
Manages and escalates risks, issues and changes tied to the product development initiatives
Applies judgment and discretion on when to raise issues versus work through issues with the team
Resolves issues precluding engineers from making progress against sprints and deadlines
Ensures deliverables across engineering teams are high quality, clearly documented, and compliant
Conducts daily stand-ups and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensures that the team is continuously learning from the past
Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
Embodies "Rebel with a cause" mentality by looking beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities

This high energy Project Manager must have:

* 5-7+ years of technical project management experience
* A deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility
* Strong coding experience, ability to get into the code and drive to solutions and experience delivering Contact Center technologies
* Experience managing Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions on time, on budget and to spec
* Experience managing project budgets, resources planning/management and reporting
* Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate across 3rd parties, technical and business product managers
* Strong people leader and relationship manager
* Ability to get industry leading solutions to market efficiently and effectively
* Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams
* Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation
* Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software

Great to Have:
* A BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
* PMI, Scrum Master certification

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