NANA Regional Corporation Project Manager- Scrum Master in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Title Project Manager- Scrum Master
Job Number 389BR
Location Albuquerque, NM
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Family Project Management
Company Overview AIS is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customer’s mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.
Job Summary Using information systems engineering expertise, plans, leads, and directs the execution of technical information systems engineering projects through the entire system's lifecycle (requirements, analysis, design, development, testing, Implementation, operations, retirement). Acts as the principal project interface with internal and external customers, partners, suppliers, project team members, and management in order to deliver information systems according to cost, schedule, and performance requirements. Makes technical decisions, manages changes and configurations, risks, and quality, and recommends process improvements.
Job Specifications Provides leadership and tactical planning for execution of projects by applying technical information systems domain knowledge to achieve project objectives and deliverables. Estimates cost and schedule for information systems projects. Ensures projects are completed on time, within budget and meet the technical requirements. Negotiates and verifies deliverables with stakeholders -external, internal, across
functional organizations. Understands the technical domain to identify task
dependencies. Applies functions of standard information systems frameworks such as ITIL, CMMI, and RUP, and methodologies such as Agile, iterative, spiral and waterfall, in managing and tracking the execution of projects. Proactively manages changes in project scope using change management, identifies potential issues, and devises contingency plans, as necessary. Identifies potential project risks and responds by developing risk mitigation strategies, corrective actions, risk acceptance
recommendations or avoidance for all aspects of the project. Develops and delivers status reporting, decision documents, and presentations. Identifies efficiencies and conducts lessons learned for process improvement. Effectively addresses project concerns with management.
Scrum Master for 2 to 3 Interrelated analytics tea s. Responsible for running sprint planning, backlog facilitation, sprint review/ retrospective, daily standups, and other ceremonies. Advocate the adoption of agile best practices to ensure that teams execute in a timely, high quality fashion
Knowledge, Skills, Ability Technical knowledge of the project's information systems domain (for example, software engineering, system administration, network engineering, Information assurance). Knowledge of project management of information systems technical or operational work. Ability to make decisions requiring information systems engineering judgment. Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to articulate the plan and execute the project to successful completion. Proficiency in processes, tools, and applications commonly used in Information systems development and project management. Strong organizational skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks In a constantly changing environment. Ability to develop and nurture effective relationships Internal and external to the organization. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is desirable
Minimum Qualifications (Required) At least three years experience as a project manager or scrum master
Preferred Qualifications (Desired) Experience with Agile techniques (e.g. Serum, SAFe, Kanban, Lean).
Kanban Goalie experience.
Experience and understanding of backlog tracking, burn-down metrics, velocity and task definition. Ability to drive effective teamwork with internal and external teams to maintain and improve velocity. Experience and/or demonstrated understanding of enterprise performance measurement, business analytics, statistical process control, data science, and predictive analytics.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department
Anticipated Contract Duration 2-3 years
Removal Date 27-Jun-2019