IT Scrum Master/Project Manager

San Diego, CA

Onsite  -  IT - Project / Program / Change Management  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 23-72839

Title: IT Scrum Master / Project Manager
Industry: Large Enterprise Mortgage Client
Location: Remote (PST Hours)
Compensation: 100,000-110,000 salary 
Work Requirements:US Citizen, GC Holder, or Authorized to work in the US 

Qualified candidates please send Resumes directly to Jenna Hinkle at


  • The IT Scrum Master (SM) /Project Manager (PM) plays an important role in the organization by performing a number of activities related to the company's Project Management Office (PMO) functions. This position will primarily be responsible, under limited supervision, for acting as the Scrum Master and/or Project Manager on various IT Agile initiatives in accordance with Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes. This role will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver IT initiatives according to plan.
• Guide project teams in implementing agile methodology rules to deliver rapid and reliable business products.
• Remove blockers or impediments that hinder project progress.
• Foster a good relationship/communication between the team, the Product Owner, and others outside of the team.
• Set up and facilitate sprint planning and other scrum meetings (i.e. backlog refinement, daily scrum, demos, etc.).
• Manage the team's sprints, boards, and dashboards in Jira.
• Facilitate release planning meetings with Product Owner and Development Lead.
• Arrange and optimize the product backlog in partnership with the Product Owner.
• Collaborate with project teams to estimate sprint velocity projects. Manage the day to day technical issues with the team.
• Monitor and report progress of the sprint (e.g. Burn down chart).
• Collaborate with Product Owners to prioritize projects. Conduct Sprint retrospectives at the end of a sprint.
• Report their actual level of effort in the agreed upon time tracking system.
• Manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans with some supervision.
• Prepare/author key project documentation including project plans, status reports, communication plans, and other documentation deemed necessary.
• Track project milestones, budgets/expenses, and performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals and deliverables.
• Keep management and key stakeholders well informed on a timely basis on project progress, status and/or concerns to ensure that expectations and satisfaction are met or exceeded.
• Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project/scrum team.
• Partner with other project managers develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, and presentations.
• Conduct project lessons learned/sprint retrospectives and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor's Degree in related field
• Minimum of 2-3 years of Scrum Master experience and 2-3 years of Project Management experience with implementation in small to medium environments required.
• Agile scrum master certifications required. (e.g. CSM {Certified Scrum Master} or PMI-ACP {Agile Certified Practitioner})
• Previous mortgage banking experience preferred.
• Proficient knowledge of Jira and Confluence preferred.
• Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise level application development projects.
• Project Management Certifications preferred. (e.g. PMP {Project Management Professional} or CAPM {Certified Associate in Project Management})
• Proficient understanding of technical equipment and software packages (e.g. Project Management software).
• Proficient relationship management, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Passionate about delivering excellence in customer service within a team environment and work well with geographically dispersed teams.
• Persuasive, encouraging and motivating.
• Organized and attention-to-detail approach.
• Ethical, with a commitment to company values.
• Excellent written, verbal, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Able to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.