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Sr Project Manager (Scrum Master)

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About the role:

Gartner is looking for a well-rounded Senior Project Manager/ScrumMaster who can provide project and program leadership for its HR technology team, which is responsible for developing web-based applications and integrations to support its HR Technology applications. The candidate will be responsible for program and project management of key initiatives needed to build and run Gartner’s internal web sites, people data internal and vendor integrations, and people analytics. The candidate will be responsible for project deliverables, project schedule/budget, Relationship Management and Vendor Management. The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in an Agile/SCRUM environment, has worked closely with business partners, has played a key role in supporting internal applications and has demonstrable experience managing relationships/expectations of the business and development teams.

What you will do:

  • Ensures Agile/Scrum process is implemented effectively and provides coaching at the team level to maximize its benefits.

  • Exhibits desire to continuously learn new tools, techniques, and methodologies.

  • Exhibit’s ability to run projects using the Agile Scrum methodologies, from small teams to large, with multiple outside dependencies and 3rd party project team members.

  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Interacts seamlessly with both business and project teams.

  • Facilitate discussions that lead to the resolution of project issues and development impediments.

  • Report project progress to management and executive level stakeholders.

  • Communicates the release plan with key stakeholders and end users.

  • Deep working knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery.

  • Exhibits a desire to continuously improve and shows a track record of improvement.

  • Should be able to balance operational and development needs of Gartner HR IT applications.

  • Should be able to interact well with both internal associates and external clients in resolving operational issues.

  • Develop processes to manage operational issues in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Identify systemic operational issues and resolve them as well as identifying root causes and process improvements to present similar issues.

What you will need:

  • 4-year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems, or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience

  • 5 to 8 years of experience working in an Agile Scrum environment.

  • Strong experience with the full software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (Agile)

  • Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail.

  • Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes/procedures

  • Strong ability to understand client expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.

  • Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products.

  • Preferred experience with Continuous Integration practices/tools and Open-Source Frameworks.

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What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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