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Technical Project Manager

Project Management | Pleasanton, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Technical Project Manager 1839 

The Technical Project Manager, Scrum Master is responsible to effectively and efficiently manage the development sprints from planning to execution to review in an agile development environment. The role will include running daily scrums, managing the product backlog, putting a plan in place to gauge teams progress to budget/timeline/scope, unblocking barriers to keep the team moving. You will be responsible to communicate and collaborate primarily with the sales business product owners, program management, and scrum team. The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams, demonstrate strong planning and leadership abilities, and deep experience in an agile team.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates daily stand-up, iteration planning, sprint review, and iteration retrospective
  • Manage development of a project and facilitate sprint releases
  • Create project timelines
  • Guides team in time estimating practices and facilitates team estimates
  • Drive team iteration execution, communicates with management and stakeholders, protects the team from uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional) 
  • Work with the team leads to resolve people problems and project roadblocks
  • Lead team retros to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity
  • Maintain team data in project management software (i.e. JIRA, Manuscript, etc.) to support estimates and execution
  • Develop bi-weekly project readouts
  • Supports product owner(s) with intra-team dynamics with respect to priorities and scope Manage other special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  •  5-7 years of experience
  • Agile experience 
  • Project management experience
  • Jira experience
$75 per hour                          Remote (PT or MT based candidates preferred)                         6 Month Assignment