Program Manager/Scrum Master – Pleasanton, CA


Job title: Program Manager/Scrum Master – Pleasanton, CA

Company: NextDeavor

Job description: Program Manager/Scrum Master
6+ Months W2 or C2C Contract
Pleasanton, CA Area Preferred

The Challenge:
About Go-To-Market Team: The Business Technology (BT) Go-To-Market (GTM) team works in close partnership with our business partners to help fuel growth and revenue goals, along with driving exceptional Customer and employee experiences. GTM Services team seeks a highly motivated and seasoned Program Manager/ Scrum Master primarily supporting the Go to Market (Salesforce, etc.) teams. This is a role that requires both strong project and agile/scrum skill sets and experience. Responsible for promoting and supporting agile best practices through helping workmates understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values while also owning projects from requirements to close-out.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform project management and scrum master duties for multiple workstreams
  • Work with business/product owners and engineers to understand backlog content
  • Load individual iterations with respective tasks and user stories, aligned with team commitment
  • Maintain backlogs ensuring all work items are properly assigned to team, reflect the correct status, and ensure accurate traceability to business user stories and any non-functional requirements
  • Track Velocity, Capacity/Duration, Burn Down Charts, and other metrics at the daily, iteration, release and project level
  • Perform traditional project management / project coordination duties as needed for traditional projects and using traditional methodologies and artifacts
  • Guide team toward continuous improvement (i.e., how work was conducted previously and adjustments to ensure ongoing success)
  • Facilitate all Scrum ceremonies
  • Foster best practices to develop the teams’ maturity to self-manage
  • Drive the culture toward combined agile values, agile manifesto, and client company’s values
  • Always proceed with a “Nudge, not yank” approach valuing incremental progress over disruptive, change management leaps
  • Partner with leadership to improve workflow and resolve pain points
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Salesforce and related ecosystem applications

Expected salary:

Location: USA

Job date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 03:44:45 GMT

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