Job Details

Position: Project Manager/Scrum Master (Ref: 9974)
Location: Des Moines, IA 50319 USA
Duration: 1 Years 0 Months 11 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Deadline: 01/20/2022
Pay Rate:Login


We are looking for a versatile Project Manager/Scrum Master who will be responsible for management of the backlog, facilitating related work activities and coordinating all communication with the business team.

**Hybrid Position- On-site/Remote.**

The system is a legacy mainframe system currently supported by an internal application development team. In addition to processing claims, this system also manages the recent federal pandemic programs, increasing the demands on the system and all support resources. As pandemic programs close, project activities return to run and maintain work while a separate effort is underway to modernize the system.

Day to day, this role will lead team stand ups, manage the backlog, communicate with business on progress and priorities. In addition, this role would conduct requirements gathering sessions for new requests and participate in testing, as necessary. This position will be required to submit weekly status reports, present weekly backlog updates, and communicate progress to leadership.

This position will report to the head of Enterprise Project Management with a dotted line to the head of Application Development, and will work alongside COBOL and Java development teams, in close partnership with leadership and SMEs. In addition, this position may also work with the Infrastructure and Operations Team Lead/Project Manager for infrastructure-related efforts.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Involvement in prior technology implementation with understanding of SDLC (Required 5 Years)
  • Project management: planning/managing scope, budget, timeline, resource; coordinating project activities (Required 5 Years)
  • Backlog management; task management (Required 5 Years)
  • Strong communication skills with technical teams, business teams and leadership (Required 5 Years)
  • Requirement elicitation, documentation and articulation between teams (Required 5 Years)
  • High quality documentation: requirements, user stories, process maps, instruction, slide deck presentations (Required 5 Years)
  • Experience using workflow management tools (ex: Jira, Kanban, etc.) (Required 3 Years)
  • Experience testing system functionality against requirements/specifications (Required 3 Years)
  • Understanding and application of Agile, Scrum principles (Required 3 Years)
  • Experience using document management tools (ex: Confluence) (Desired 3 Years)

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