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IT Project Manager (Scrum Master)

Job Description

The Scrum Master is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile scrum teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users. The Scrum Master may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions. The Scrum Master may play a number of different roles in actual practice:

  • At a team level, playing a scrum master role to help put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools and coaching members of the team as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team
  • In situations that require a hybrid Agile approach, using good judgment and skill to develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve the project goals within designated project constraints

In performing these roles, the Scrum Master will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.


  • Project Planning and Management – Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Experience with programming languages such as JavaScript and Python and familiarity with frameworks (ReactJS, VueJS, NodeJS, Django, Flask) required. Knowledge of relational or non-relational databases is a plus.*
  • Team Management – Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work, and mentoring and developing team members
  • Product Owner Support – Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
  • Process Management and Improvement – Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Team building – promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high levels of quality for the team


  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologiess.
  • Scrum Master or Scrum Coach (CSM) certified
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 5-7 team members including Engineers, Designers, and QA Personnel
  • Balanced business/technical background:
  • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • Previous experience as a software developer required
  • Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value


  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Administrative Computing
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as JavaScript or Python and familiarity with frameworks (ReactJS, VueJS, NodeJS, Django, Flask)
  • 1 year of experience as a Scrum Master facilitation scrum teams.
  • Knowledge of relational or non-relational databases
  • Acquaintance with AWS or GCP, powered by Docker
  • Knowledge of REST API design and development best practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
  • Agile Project Management tools such as Jira, Pivotal Tracker, Twillo, Asana, or equivalent
  • Google Doc, Drive, Sheets or knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with business, design, and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

*Please do not submit your profile if you cannot fulfill the following requirement:

Experience with at least one programming language

Last Updated:
February 2, 2022


English Level:
Client Facing (TOEFL 610+)

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