Project Manager/Scrum Master

Beyondsoft Group Plano , TX 75023

Posted 7 months ago

Overview

The Portal Group, a Beyondsoft company, is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to support our clients in successful delivery of their web-based initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position possesses strong client/vendor management skills, a high attention to detail, and the project management experience to deliver digital projects ranging from $10k to $3M.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with clients to define project scope, objectives and approach to support business objectives in an efficient yet consensus building fashion

  • Manage scrum team with multiple vendors and provide weekly updates to the client

  • Liaise between Lexus Digital Communications stakeholders and Hitachi to triage maintenance issues, reviewing enhancements, and communicating out release dates.

  • Review enhancements and provide guidance as a proxy Product Owner to ensure functionality is up to par prior to Lexus Digital Marketing reviews.

  • Collaborate with other applications to keep informed on any initiatives/updates that would impact Build Your Lexus

  • Collaborate with Lexus.com App Lead and Team One to align on release dates and any shifting priorities

  • Work with Hitachi on scheduling, prioritizing, and release of items in maintenance backlog in JIRA.

  • Validating and approving each item within Sprint release on Staging and Post-deployment in Production.

  • Ensuring App team is kept in compliance with each Veracode scan or submits mitigation plan in a timely manner.

  • Own and maintain backlog; responsible for creating user stories/bug tickets in JIRA

  • Facilitate MYCO daily scrums with Hitachi, Team One and Lexus Digital Marketing

  • Facilitates weekly backlog refinement

  • Facilitates weekly backlog planning and prioritization; ensuring priority is aligned with LDM's priorities

  • Manages contract deliverables and processing

  • Escalates technical tickets to ensure sprints stay on track

  • Collaborate with vendors and internal teams to develop and maintain integrated project schedules

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and cross-functional teams

  • Collect, manage, and prioritize business requirements, product backlog items

  • Schedule, organize, and lead meetings to promote collaboration and consensus on requirements, timelines, milestones, etc.

  • Oversee vendors ensuring quality deliverables are provided on schedule and within budget

  • Serve as liaison between vendors and internal architecture and technical teams

  • Perform Quality Assurance and conduct UAT reviews with business

  • Manage Mobile app submission process and deployment

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate detailed issue and enhancement tracking logs

  • Maintain, and produce when necessary, all project documentation, including meeting agendas, minutes, implementation plans, requirements, issues logs, budgets, status reports, presentations

  • Surface and escalate issues and risks to delivery manager, project teams and client; identify and provide clear steps for mitigation

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Consulting (or similar) experience managing projects in matrixed, geographically distributed organizations

  • Ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment

  • Confident written and verbal communication skills across all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to manage and develop relationships with vendors, internal teams and clients

  • Experience with creating and maintaining a master project plan across various external vendors and internal stakeholder groups.

  • Solid understanding and application of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile methodology, including requirements definition, UI/UX design, client creative feedback, design, development and deployment for all projects

  • Experience with Mobile Application Management, iOS and Android.

  • Experience with vendor management, including RFPs, contract management, negotiations, and deliverable management

  • 2+ years' experience with Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Strong interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and quickly adapt to changes in priorities

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Jira, Visio and MS Project

  • 3+ years of Interactive/Application Development Project Management experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Required

  • Scrum Master training/certification preferred

  • Strong Client relationship management

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