Project Manager (#14458041)

SPECIAL REFERRAL BONUS $1500
Work type:
Flexible (Office/Remote)
Technical Level:
Middle
Job Category:
Project management
Project:
Office Depot

About the client:
Our customer is an office supply retailing company which employs about 38,000 associates and operates 1,400 retail stores, e-commerce sites and a business-to-business sales organization. Across the job areas of retail, sales, supply chain and corporate, the company makes transformation of their product to the new level.

We're looking for an accomplished Project Manager who is ready to drive the scrum ceremony, capable of delivering large-scale software and web development projects on time and on budget by effectively collaborating, facilitating, leading and coaching multiple teams. The teams work using Scrum or Kanban, and you'll be expected to facilitate the standard agile activities (sprint planning, stand-ups, retrospectives, sprint reviews, etc…) to help them deliver the best quality products they can build.
You'll coach and educate your team and stakeholders in agile principles, you'll measure their performance and help your teams remove their impediments, but, we'll expect you to do more than co-ordinate the usual ceremonies. We're looking for scrum masters who go above and beyond to improve their team's outcomes. We also want someone who will create a fun and stimulating environment for their teams and bring in new ideas
which influence our ways of working across the department by working with the other scrum masters.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide, coach agile practices and motivate the team with the goal of increasing productivity
  • Passionate about Scrum, Kanban, Lean Thinking, Lean Startup, eXtreme Programming
  • Organize and lead Scrum ceremonies (Daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospectives)
  • Communication with key stakeholders
  • Resolve conflicts and impediments by focusing on the Scrum values of openness, respect and honesty
  • Oversee and manage scope, timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals
  • Forecast, monitor schedule and performance
  • Identify key KPIs
  • Prepare and present reports on the progress and success of projects.

Requirements

  • 3 years of proven experience as a Scrum Master
  • Experience being Scrum Master for offshore and near-shore teams
  • Experience in business agile transformation
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM or PSM)- nice to have
  • 5 years of experience with agile practices, patterns and techniques
  • 2 years of experience with agile techniques such as User Stories, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Has a relentless approach to the pursuit of continuous improvement
  • A critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills
  • A-Team player
  • Have good time-management skills
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Nice to have: product, market and domain knowledge

 We offer:

  • Flexible working hours​
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Best hardware
  • A masseur and a corporate doctor
  • Healthcare & sport benefits
  • An inspiring and comfy office

Professional growth:

  • Challenging tasks and innovative projects
  • Meetups and events for professional development
  • An individual development plan
  • Mentorship program

Fun:

  • Corporate events and outstanding parties
  • Exciting team buildings
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • A fun zone where you can play video games, foosball, ping pong, and more