Responsible for facilitating processes and program execution, escalates impediments, manages risk, and helps drive program-level continuous improvement across the enterprise for master data operations and toolset.
Coordinate master data processes to support ongoing maintenance of master data. Engage directly with stakeholders to define mission value and prioritize work and build intellectual capital in Agile techniques.
Helps other team members communicate, coordinate and cooperate; assisting the team in meeting their delivery goals.
Creative data and/or information problem solving as required. The work is organized based on the Agile framework and needs to be executed on a tight schedule.
Participate in Quality Assurance of master data.
Supports Leadership by providing process/project management advice, counsel, and decisions.
Partner with the leadership to manage agile delivery of the portfolio of work, the requirements and priorities as well as how it aligns to their strategic roadmaps.
Aggregates team objectives into Program PI Objectives, creates and publishes roadmap for visibility and transparency
Encourages team and program level quality practices and Communities of Practice around SAFe, Scrum, and Agile program management
Facilitates Rolling Wave and Preand PostPI Planning
Helps manage risk and dependencies
Responsible for program planning, demo, inspection and adaption, synchronization, release planning and improvement planning
Continually identify and implement processes and influence tool efficiencies, to improve workflow and data quality.
Establish and execute on business policies, standards and procedures to ensure end to end operations within the committed time and budget.
Develop organizational strategies by identifying and researching master data including reference data management approaches; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establishing overall data management objectives in line with organizational objectives.
Effectively partner teams and team members to assist with forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances
Work with the resource managers to monitor resource capabilities and arrange for coaching, training or resource adjustments from master data and/or reference data tool usage perspective.
Facilitate and guide the development of metrics, structure of studies, benchmark initiatives, and data collection methodologies in support of business requirements
Define and consult on measurement strategies, tools, scorecards and surveys across organization.
Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders to stay abreast of business and technical team needs and to communicate master and reference data management priorities and initiatives
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related discipline and at least six, typically eight or more years related experience as a project team member of which at least two year have been in a leadership position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
4-5 years of professional work experience, with 1 year + managing multiple teams
Demonstrated core project management skills including project planning, scope management, issue and risk management, resource planning, financial management, etc. (Preferably Project Management or Scrum Certified)
Strong problem-solving, critical-thinking skills, strong business acumen and the proven ability to articulate objectives.
Sound understanding of Agile Methodology. Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year using Rally for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
Intermediate to Advanced Excel skillset
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Strong facilitation/presentation skills-comfortable presenting to senior leaders in the organization.
Strong passion for and dedication to anticipating and meeting the expectations and requirements of customers
Experience with continuous quality improvement methods and tools
Proven ability to work across functional boundaries and build partnerships across the organization
Demonstrated ability of managing through systems and measuring work.
Demonstrated ability to work within a large corporate and highly matrix environment
For more information please contact Fabio Jimenez at ext 271.
Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado, Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area.
Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them. So at iTech Solutions, our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience. We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.
Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.
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