Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master

in New York, NY

Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master Job

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    New York, NY 10001, US

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    Information Technology

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    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master to join our team at our client’s site in New York, NY.

Our cutting edge Media client is looking for a Project Manager /Scrum Master for the growing PMO Team. This is a long term contract position that is REMOTE.

Your Day To Day:

●     Manage multiple scrum teams throughout the whole software development lifecycle

●     Scrum Master for Infrastructure/SRE and API teams on backend technical roadmap initiatives, working with Web, Apple, Android apps and OTT project teams

●     Work closely with our international team and be able to assist with multiple projects, stakeholders and prioritization across different time zones

●     Manage API team releases across several web teams by tracking fix versions in Jira and working with technical leads for deployments

●     Work with Product, Design, Engineering and various stakeholders to prioritize and coordinate development efforts to deliver on schedule

●     Coach, facilitate and maintain consistent and beneficial Agile process methodologies for the teams, driving process and transparency

●     Communicate with the business around teams velocity and projects health not just for your own teams but supporting the PMO in reporting on all team’s status

●     Prepare and manage project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs


What you bring to the team:

●     Scrum Master certification with deep understanding all things Agile (Scrum, Kanban and other methodologies)

●     3+ years multi-project management experience in a fast-paced, deadline driven, technical (SDLC) environment.

●     Experience working in Web, Mobile Applications and OTT development teams in technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, IOS, ANDROID

●     Experience running A/B Tests and experiments with website teams

●     Website Release Deployment/Management experience

●     Deep knowledge of agile and traditional frameworks

●     Extensive experience roadmapping, planning, gantt as well as fostering iterative processes and feedback milestones in the SDLC

●     Experience with Bitbucket, GitHub and Jenkins

●     Proficiency in tools: Jira, Confluence, Google Suite, Slack

●     A proactive, efficient, and resourceful communicator with the ability to thrive in a creative and deadline-driven environment

●     Able to travel occasionally between San Francisco and Los Angeles offices

●     Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Nice to Haves:

●       SAFe Agilist certification in addition to ScrumMaster

●       Expert Admin JIRA user

●       Experience with Content Management Systems, Subscription or Membership sites, Publishing Systems, Digital Media sites development, video

●       Knowledge of advertising concepts (traditional and/or online)

●       Knowledge of responsive design experience on Mobile, Desktop and Large TV screens

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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