Technical PM/Scrum Master (Marketing)

Vienna, VA

Onsite  -  IT - Project / Program / Change Management  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02761

Title: Technical Project Manager (Marketing/Scrum)
Location: Vienna, VA (Hybrid)
Duration: Initial 6 month duration, with likely extension
Compensation: $40/hour – $56/hour
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
 
Skillset / Experience:
Marketing Technical PM to lead day-to-day program management of 2 Scrum Teams for our Next Best Interaction program using Pega CDH, a personalization and decisioning tool for member communications. This position requires you to program manage/liaison between Marketing, IT, Pega CDH Consultants, and other stakeholders.  Day-to-day contact responsible for project management, scrum master ceremonies, issue resolution, stakeholder coordination, agile coaching, and escalations.
 
Responsibilities:
·       Guides and coaches the Scrum Teams on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality, timely, relevant, and accurate communication to our members.
·       Gets team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement, including process optimization, and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.
·       Facilitates and supports Scrum Master-owned scrum events:  Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review/Demo, and Sprint Retrospective.
·       Assists with ensuring Backlogs are healthy and the team is considering product vision.
·       Coordinates and facilitates technical discussions with Marketing, IT, Pega and other internal stakeholders. Asks probing questions to help drive to a solution/resolution and proactively identifies risks.
·       Liaison between Marketing, IT and Pega to resolve team impediments/blockers.
·       Coordinates the implementation of enhancements/new integrations/upgrades/hot fixes to Pega CDH with Marketing, IT and Pega Consultants and ensures timely product delivery.
·       Leads weekly Integration and Performance testing planning meetings.
·       Communicates with program management and produces reports, including project plans and a deployment report that outlines what Features and PBIs are releasing to Production.
·       Monitors deployments to all environments and removes blockers to deployment.
·       Leads all internal conversation follow-ups between Marketing, Procurement, ISD, etc. to facilitate contract signature for vendor contracts for Pega CDH.
·       Defends primary objectives from unnecessary scope creep and team members from becoming over-extended.
·       Helps define and enforces team "rules” including Definition of Done, Definition of Ready, and Work in Progress Limits.
·       Creates/Supports a safe atmosphere that encourages honesty and openness among diverse sets of individual contributors.
 
Additional Responsibility Specifications:
·       Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills.
·       Knowledge of agile framework.
·       Knowledge of Azure DevOps planning tools.
·       Day-to-day resource responsible for representing the needs/interests of Marketing, project management, and serving as an escalation point for delivery risks.
·       Ensure timely report out of status updates and blockers (frequency determined by Marketing).
·       Able to come up to speed quickly on program-specific content to effectively support the team.
·       Has a growth and solution-oriented mindset.
·       Challenge (diplomatically) unreasonable requests or changes that are likely to impact team morale or performance AND lead in developing workable alternatives.
·       Assist/Lead in efforts to manage team morale, including: ice-breakers, words of positive encouragement, and recognizing team/team-members achievements and milestones.

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 inspyrsolutions.com.
 
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.

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