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Project Manager

Company: Sharp Decisions
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Location : Boston Massachusetts 02210
Duration: 12+ Month contract with possible extension

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 bachelors or masters 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).

Keywords: Sharp Decisions, Boston , Project Manager, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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