DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY
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ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS):
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Division of Technology Services
3443 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
The Division of Technology Services, (DTS) Scrum Coach will report to the Senior Technical Product Manager/Engagement Administrator and work with several IT Product Management teams from 6 DES divisions by mentoring and coaching their Agile processes. This position should have a good working knowledge of Agile and Lean Principles, values and practices. This position will monitor approximately 28 Agile teams to ensure that staff are fully allocated and strive towards improving the DTS Metrics regarding Agile.
Manages multiple middle to large-sized projects, including some complex projects. Supports teams in planning, executing and reporting of projects, and project objectives. Delivers workshop content and support teams in successfully adopting standard practices.
Manages project budget and resource allocation, pro-actively and routinely identifies, mitigates, and reports project risks. Works with product owners to understand business needs and prioritize deliverables, schedule and budget.
Manages projects based on repeatable standards and practices where possible, but also may require defining new approaches.
Participates in the design and/or testing phases. Resolves or assists in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas. Seeks creative alternatives to project challenges
Facilitates the definition of project missions, goals, tasks and resource requirements. Leads planning and/or implementation of projects. Works with company teams to set-up projects; meets with production owners to build product backlog and set expectations; and works with vendor partners to understand how solutions will address business needs and related dependencies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Considerable working knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
Considerable knowledge of the organization's methodologies and tools.
Considerable knowledge of the organization's policies and procedures.
Considerable knowledge of interrelationships among various internal & external. organizational functions.
Proficiency with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
Considerable working knowledge using, Project Management, SCRUM, Agile and Waterfall, Team Foundation Server 2013 or later.
Strong customer service skills.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Advanced project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations.
Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly.
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization.
Demonstrated ability to develop and write technical documentation.
Demonstrated ability in leading team(s) to design solutions for clients.
Bachelor's degree plus 5 or more years of experience in project coordination and management (or equivalent experience).
Scrum Master Certified, Arizona State Project Management Certification, Project Management Professional (PMP).
5 or more years of experience using Project Management, SCRUM, Agile and Waterfall, Team Foundation Server 2013 or later.
The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact (602) 774-5158 for assistance.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
State Of Arizona