Project Manager ( Agile Software Development and Delivery )

ESPN   •  

Bristol, CT

Industry: Media

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 86 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of software development based projects from Initiation through Closure.
  • Plans, coordinates and directs all activities associated with developing project plans, communication plans, project schedules, etc. by adapting PM fundamentals to best support assigned projects
  • Leverage significant experience with Agile and SCRUM methodologies to lead project teams on a daily basis to the successful delivery of software development related projects
  • Responsible for team dynamics, morale and motivation
  • Builds a team where all members and points of view are respected
  • Develops and maintains project plans
  • Lead Project Teams through identifying and managing risk and the resolution of issues
  • Accountable for delivering ‘quality’ solutions that provide desired business benefits and/or solve business problems - ‘on-time’ & within budget
  • Able to quickly solve complex problems in a challenging, dynamic environment with minimal direction
  • Effectively communicates with business and technical senior management, project teams and stakeholders
  • Communicates to convince and influence key decision-makers / stakeholders in a manner that best serves ESPN
  • Facilitator – must be able to:
    • Facilitate meetings / workshops with large groups of people beyond the project team
    • Facilitate the project team through the resolution of complex issues
    • Ensure group participation
    • Drive workshop/meeting to conclusion and/or actionable outcome
  • Develop and deliver outcomes/results/notes in a manor appropriate to the level of the group

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing formal application software development projects and/or functional organizations
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies developing software applications, playing the role of scrum master effectively
  • Excellent business and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Should be highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple project
  • Must have excellent leadership, team management, relationship building, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMI Certification preferred with thorough understanding of Project Management Methodologies & Techniques
  • CSM / CSP Certification preferred with thorough understanding of Scrum Agile Methodologies
  • A passion for sports!

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering or related field

Job ID 575107BR