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Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Company: Corporate Brokers
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master will plan, direct and manage activities and projects pertaining to Disaster Recovery, infrastructure technology and business programs at an enterprise level. The Disaster Recovery project is a high profile initiative for the organization. Verifies that project goals are accomplished and aligned with agreed-upon business objectives. Communicates at both the technical level and business level with subject matter experts, ensuring that stakeholders have a clear and concise understanding of portfolio/project objectives, status, risks and costs.

Project Leadership

  • Directs the work of project team, including other project managers
  • Functions as escalation to project teams to resolve issues
  • Reports project status to Senior Leadership & C-level executives in weekly meetings
  • Develops cost plans and project estimates for Demands in pipeline
  • May assign projects to project managers
    Managing Projects
    • Plans projects, including requirements, cost, schedule, and deliverables to meet business need.
    • Act as Scrum Master on Enterprise-level projects
    • Identifies project milestones and required tasks.
    • Manages project risk, issues and budget.
    • Tracks project performance.
    • Informs the appropriate stakeholders of project status and issues
    • Interfaces with vendor(s) for programs under direct control
      IT Governance
      • Maintains a proper balance between business and operational risk
      • Ensures team members follow the defined project management standards and processes
      • Facilitate teams to critically review current processes for effectiveness, quality and simplification
      • Provides early warning to the business stakeholder executives regarding degraded or missed service levels
      • Assist in promoting the implementation of best practices.
        Cultivate a High-Performing Team
        • Generates enthusiasm and understanding of the PMO processes and standards and how each role contributes to the achievement of that vision
        • Fosters a work environment that drives associate engagement and enables business success
        • Ensures appropriate processes are in place and executed to drive collaboration and alignment within the team and with the broader IT organization
          Required Experience & Education
          • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
          • Minimum 5 years actively working as a Scrum Master on Enterprise level projects
          • Minimum 5 years managing Enterprise level projects
          • Active certifications - SAFe, CSM, PMP required
          • Experience with Disaster Recovery and Data replication for large corporations
          • Experience with cloud technologies and cloud migration projects
          • Experience with network technology projects
          • Experience with JIRA
          • 7+ years' experience managing enterprise level infrastructure projects ($250K+), including projects at a Fortune 500 company
          • 5+ years' experience/proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Skype, Visio, Teams)
            Required Attributes
            • Excellent communications skills to effectively information share with project team members and senior managers.
            • Must be comfortable presenting to C-Level executives
            • Be available to work outside of the traditional hours and days to facilitate project events when required.
            • Effectively works with diverse project team members with ability to instill a unified drive to achieve project objectives and milestones.
            • Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting them, and presenting/selling them to senior management

Keywords: Corporate Brokers, Bethesda , Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Bethesda, Maryland

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