Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager - Clearly Innovative | Web and Mobile DevelopmentClearly Innovative | Web and Mobile Development

Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager

Clearly Innovative, Inc. is a minority owned digital solutions company headquartered in Washington DC. We design and develop websites, mobile apps and enhance our clients’ overall digital strategies. We’re growing rapidly and operate in a FAST-PACED environment where every individual plays a critical role in our team’s success. We are currently looking for a Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager to work onsite at our client’s location in Baltimore, Maryland, starting as soon as possible.

 

Skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assist project manager in coordinating a cross-functional team of 20-30. Coordinate and assist with research. Bridge the gap between business and IT visions.
  • Lead scrum teams
  • Work with the project manager and product owner with Product visioning, market research, customer research, concept validation

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Proven track record of using Agile methodologies including 3+ years of experience managing large, complex projects in high-tech development environments with multiple teams
  • First level Certified Scum Master or other relevant Agile project management Certifications (CSM, SAFe or PMI-ACP)
  • Knowledge and appreciation of Agile practices and principles, principally scrum, and experience advocating these practices and principles across cross-functional organizations.
  • Experience in meeting facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and transparency
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Comprehensive understanding of change management techniques associated with new technology implementation
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of IT and business management and with vendors
  • Experience managing teams of user experience and user interface designers
  • An understanding of web and mobile application technologies
  • Experience as a business analyst gathering functional requirements for IT projects.
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and be proactive serving client needs.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Degree in User Experience, Design, Human Computer Interaction, Information Science
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage design teams, set vision, develop talent and advocate for team members
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating experience with user research, experience strategy, and design
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, CSP)
  • Experience building and leading new scrum teams
  • Experience with assisting large-scale agile transformation and organizational change efforts
  • Understanding of standards and practices for IT project lifecycle management activities and deliverables.   

 

To Apply

To apply, please email your résumé and cover letter to info@clearlyinnovative.com with Job: Scrum Master/Agile PM” in the subject line. Cover letter MUST include your salary requirement. No relocation package will be given, however reasonable transportation expenses within the DMV area will be considered for reimbursement. Only those candidates who provide all information requested will be considered. Selected candidate will be required to undergo a background check.