Job Description :
Title: Agile Manager

Location: Raleigh, NC

Duration: 12 Months

Job Description:

NC DHHS requires the services of an experienced Agile Manager with good experience in managing Scrum and Kanban efforts to assist with the development and implementation of IT applications.

We’re looking for a an experienced Agile Manager with good experience in managing Scrum and Kanban efforts to assist with the development and implementation of IT applications. Leading the planning and execution of development and delivery of each release of one or more products to a high standard. Will work with multiple functions, including product owners, developers and stakeholders. Should have extensive working knowledge of an Agile development process, such as Scrum or Kanban.

Responsible for instilling Agile and Lean practices and providing Delivery support for the application teams

Manage and Deliver application development and enhancement efforts using the appropriate agile methodology

Work with the Product Manager/business owner to define the roadmap for any given effort and build release plans

Collaborate with the functional managers or team leads and coordinate day-to-day operation of the Kanban system

Facilitate Kanban/Scrum Meetings

Facilitate agile ceremonies as needed

Work with appropriate technical team to create and manage Kanban boards in Jira

Develops and communicate reporting metrics and/or program dashboards to stakeholders and leadership

Strong organization and analytical thinking skills, with a track record of turning complex business needs into user scenarios, flows, and diagrams.

Skill Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

Develops and communicate reporting metrics and/or program dashboards to stakeholders and leadership

Highly desired

Experience working in an Agile development environment (i.e. Scrum Additional experience with other structured methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, PMI

Required


8


Years

Experience with Project Management tools, including MS Project, JIRA/VersionOne, and SharePoint to manage and track Scrum team sprints and backlogs.


Required


8


Years

Demonstrated skills in the software development process (version control, use case, requirements, design, coding, and unit test


Required


8


Years

Expertise in using MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.


Required


8


Years

Demonstrated experience using analytical and creative problem solving skills; ability to multi-task and handle a large amount of detail.


Required


8


Years

Deep understanding of methods of automated software testing and appreciation for rigor in quality assurance


Required


8


Years

Ability to work on multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously without impact to quality of work.


Highly desired







Experience with software end user change management strategy and execution.


Highly desired







Strong risks and business impact analysis and reporting skills.


Highly desired







Demonstrated strength in problem definition and resolution.


Highly desired







Certification as Scrum Master


Highly desired







Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills with the ability to work with both technical and business work teams.


Highly desired







Candidate to provide 3-4 professional references


Required



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