Agile Program Manager - Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Gear Stream, Inc is currently looking for an Agile Program Manager for an immediate opportunity in the Philadelphia metro area. Qualified candidates will have extensive experience in the areas of Agile Program and Project Management.

Responsibilities:

As an Agile Program Manager, you will be responsible for:

Create, execute and track agile program plans

Work in close collaboration with multiple agile teams

Manage cross-team dependencies and facilitate open communication

Create clear visibility into status and progress leveraging Jira and Excel Dashboard Widget

Expose and proactively manage risks

Engage a diverse sense of stakeholders to ensure that the team is delivering the right product at the right time

Guide the program executive and management team in dealing with delivery and dependence issues and foster a continuous improvement cycle

About You:

BS in Science or technical field preferred
5+ years of software project management experience
2+ years of proven experience in managing in an Agile environment.
Able to discuss the rationale behind Agile practices, its advantages and disadvantages
Strong communication and presentation skills
Experience working across multiple projects and teams

Nice-to-Haves:

Ability to engage in the User Story/Acceptance Criteria process and provide oversight to ensure clear understanding of requirements
Experience in enterprise software business environment

Keywords:

Agile, Scrum, Technical Project Manager, Kanban, SAFe

 

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