Randstad Scrum Master/Project Manager in Englewood, Colorado

Scrum Master/Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Englewood, CO

  • salary:$50 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, March 9, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607105

job description

The Scrum Master/Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of projects with outstanding quality and conforming to the requirements. The Scrum Master/Project Manager will lead a team of engineers while managing technology projects across the firm. The Scrum Master/Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing multiple projects - run in an Agile or a hybrid Agile/waterfall fashion. These responsibilities will include; managing projects to budget, organizing the team for the projects, conducting project kickoffs, running scrums/retros/demos/planning sessions, managing milestones and delivery dates, and coordinating between the development teams and external parties.


  • Drive Agile best practices in a distributed team

  • Leads project teams in execution and delivery of solutions

  • Manages multiple priorities and provides work direction to the project team

  • Establishes and monitors short, mid-scale and complex project plans

  • Uses influence skills to consult with business partners and coach project team members

  • Fosters teamwork and spirit of collaboration with project team and business partners

  • Communicates status to customers, team, and executive management

  • Manages one or more moderately complex technology projects, or components of a large complex project, under oversight from senior management

  • Works within established framework regarding prioritization of projects

  • Applies seasoned technical knowledge in carrying out work and fundamental knowledge of project management methodologies.

  • Manages projects utilizing standard detailed project management methodology.

  • Establishes full project life cycle plans.

  • Develops project schedules, maintains status of project, and monitors activities of team members.

  • Coordinates and facilitates the accomplishment of work across multiple sites and/or work groups.

  • Develops working relationships with business management. Identifies and obtains commitment from functional and resource managers who formally manage project staff.

  • Establishes project staffing requirements.

  • Obtains commitment among team members on role definitions and project deliverables to meet stated milestones and overall objectives.

  • Establishes initial Service Level Agreements (SLA) with customers and may serve as interface with business management.

  • Adheres to budget requirements for project, and monitors and provides reporting throughout the process.

  • Serves as initial escalation point in problem resolution process


  • Full knowledge and proficiency in following the technology life cycle methodology from inception to transition to production and post-implementation.

  • In depth knowledge of Agile implementation. Scrum Master Certification preferred.

  • Understanding of technical concepts

  • Ability to analyze business issues and develop solutions that require integration of technical, business and organizational knowledge.

  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 6 years related experience.

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent customer relationship and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to balance priorities between simultaneous projects

  • Have strong project management, leadership, coaching and influencing capabilities

  • Have strong negotiation and presentation skills

  • Have strong risk management skills and cost/benefit analytical ability.

  • Have strong written and verbal communication