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Full-time Hiring Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master SDLC Jersey City or Boston, MA

at ESR Healthcare in Massachusetts

Hiring Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master SDLC Jersey City or Boston, MA Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master Jersey City or Boston, MA ref

Pay rate : $80 per hour

Skills: SDLC, CSM, PMP, SAFe, Agile

Experience level: Mid-senior Experience required: 7 Years Education level: Bachelor’s degree Job function: Information Technology Industry: Financial Services Pay rate : $80 per hour Total position: 1 Relocation assistance: No Visa : Only US citizens and Greencard holders

Looking for candidates who are local to either New Jersey or Boston area.


Candidates need to have strong communication skills, able to do both the Project Manager and Scrum Master roles, someone who can hit the ground running with the projects/teams, someone with great personality and fits within the team as well as being detail-oriented is a plus. We work in a very fast pace environment and need a PM/SM candidate with experience who is proactive and will take the initiative to do things without having to be told.

This role is contract to hire

The Senior Project Manager applies broad theoretical and practical knowledge of both Agile and traditional Information Technology project delivery frameworks to lead and mentor one or more geographically-dispersed teams in the delivery of business and client value through assigned projects. One of the significant aspects of this role is coaching assigned teams in the understanding and use of the Scrum framework; knowledge and experience with traditional waterfall and Kanban methodologies is also highly desired. Significant experience with Release Planning and Management, Project Financials (Budgeting, Forecasting, and Variance reporting), Risk Identification and Management, Software Quality Management, and Project Reporting and Stakeholder Communication are major components of this role. Experience with a defined software delivery process and controls is highly desired. Regulatory reporting experience is preferred.

This position will support delivery of application development and technology upgrade projects within DTCC’s Institutional Trade Processing (ITP) service suite, which delivers robust technology solutions to a global client base in the financial services industry.

Your Responsibilities as a Scrum Master

The Senior Project Manager guides and coaches assigned teams in the use of the Scrum framework including the adoption and continuous improvement of Agile practices and by removing impediments for the team to optimize their productivity. The Senior Project Manager coordinates and facilitates all Scrum Ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews and Demos. This position requires working closely with Product Owners to groom the Product and Release Backlogs to ensure readiness for the next Sprint. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for tracking team commitments in Story Points and Stories selected, Points and Stories delivered, and ongoing calculation of team Velocity and Sprint/Release Burndowns. The Senior Project Manager facilitates Sprint Retrospectives and captures and tracks progress against team improvement objectives.

Your Responsibilities as a Project Manager

The Senior Project Manager has significant responsibilities beyond supporting their assigned Teams in successful, on-time project delivery using the Scrum framework. These responsibilities include but are not limited to weekly status reporting, participating in quarterly planning, assisting in annual resource demand planning, creating and managing assigned projects using both the Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) system and the Jira project management application, and understanding and complying with a defined software delivery process and associated controls. Successful candidates will have significant experience in Release Planning and Release Management, Risk Identification and Risk Management, Software Delivery Quality Management, and Stakeholder Coordination, Communication and Reporting. Understanding of and experience with project financial reporting (budget versus actuals) is essential. Regulatory reporting is an additional responsibility for applicable projects and applications.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of seven (7) years professional Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Project Management experience including project Initiation, Planning, Tracking, Delivery and Closure.

Demonstrated expertise facilitating and delivering software development projects using the Scrum delivery framework and all associated ceremonies.

Demonstrated expertise in Agile concepts including Backlog creation and management, Agile requirements creation, estimation and management, and Scrum metrics and information radiators (Velocity and Burndown/Burnup charts).

Demonstrated expertise with Release Planning and Management, Risk and Issue Identification and Management, Software Development Quality Management, Resource Identification and Planning, and Stakeholder Communication (includes Status Reporting and Long-Term planning).

Demonstrated expertise with project financials tracking and management (including budget versus actuals reporting).

Demonstrated expertise with an Agile project management tool (such as Jira).

Scrum Master certification from either the Scrum Alliance (CSM), (PSM I), Scaled Agile (SAFe Scrum Master) or the Project Management Institute (ACP).

Preferred Qualifications

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or Computer Information Systems.

Advanced Agile/Scrum certification including but not limited to PSM II or A-CSM.

Experience with Jira including but not limited to creating Stories, Epics, Defects, Tasks, Sprint Iterations, Sprint and/or Kanban Boards, Filters, Releases, Dashboards and Roadmaps.

Experience following and complying with a defined software delivery process and associated controls.

Experience in IT project management using a Phased (waterfall) delivery approach.

Experience in IT project management delivery using Kanban concepts.

Experience with project and portfolio management tools (such as HP PPM).

Experience working in the Financial Services or Financial Technologies (fintech) space.

Experience with MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams, SharePoint, Excel Pivot Tables or Power BI.

Experience working within the organizational structure of a Project Management Office (PMO).

Familiarity with advanced software engineering practices including TDD (Test Driven Development) and DevOps (Development & Operations).

Familiarity with Lean/Minimum Viable Product software development.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
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