Agile Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/28/2018

Address

28 W. 23rd st
Floor 4
New York
NY
10010
United States

Description

We’re looking for an Agile Project Manager to join our growing team! This position is based in New York City. The Project Manager is responsible for managing technical talent in both the Systems and Product teams, assist product owners in scoping requirements and ensuring tasks completed on time. This role reports to the Chief Financial Officer.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Enforces Scrum framework as the Scrum Master.
  • Acts as a coach and motivates the development team.
  • Drives the execution of sprint items.
  • Removes impediments or guides the teams to remove impediments.
  • Facilitates Scrum meetings, discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Shields the teams from outside distractions and interferences.
  • Provides insight for next sprint improvement.
  • Provides support to the teams using servant leadership skills whenever possible, and leading by example.
  • Manages systems and software that the teams own, such as Salesforce, AWS, Pivotal Tracker, Campaign Monitor, Eventbrite, SurveyGizmo, etc.
  • Manages full-stack developers, QA tester, and Salesforce administors/developers.


Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or has equivalent demonstrated technical proficiency
  • At least 3 years of experience in a technical project management role or previous experience as a team lead
  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Experience with Agile approaches and techniques such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, user stories, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, etc.
  • Experience with the Salesforce CRM Platform or other relational databases  (SOQL or SQL) preferred
  • Experience with AWS preferred
  • Experience working alongside a team of developers and working in a rapidly changing development environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Commitment to accomplishing goals within the defined timelines and meet project schedule deadlines


Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.


Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.



Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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