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Scrum Master/ Project Manager - IT

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Scrum Master/ Project Manager (Irving,TX)

Hiring near our Irving, TX  Center of Excellence - hybrid work environment. 

About Gartner IT:
Join a world-class team of skilled engineers who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team.  

About the role:

Gartner is looking for a  Project Manager/Scrum Master who can provide project and program leadership for its Anaplan technology team supporting Gartner’s Digital Market applications. Technologies include SaaS vendor applications, internal applications, and multiple integrations with downstream technology teams. The candidate will be responsible for project deliverables, sprint management, day to day activities of deliveries including coordination with partner technology agile teams. The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in an Agile/SCRUM environment and has demonstrable experience managing relationships/expectations of the business and development teams. 

What you will do:

  • Ensures Agile/Scrum process is implemented effectively ensuring delivery aligns with the program roadmap.

  • Lead the team through scrum ceremonies ensuring effective time boxed meetings and successful sprint planning.

  • Accountable to facilitate discussions with internal associates or external clients to resolve impediments and issues in a timely manner. 

  • Report project progress to leadership and executive level stakeholders using reports/presentations (weekly/monthly status reports etc).

  • Manage  projects with small or large cross functional teams with external dependencies or 3rd party project team members.

  • Identify systemic operational issues/risks and resolve them as well as identifying root causes and process improvements.

  • Exhibit a desire to foster an environment of continuous improvement using scrum and project metrics.

  • Project & Portfolio management ability to do quarterly planning, capacity calculation and track execution and progress of the program.

  • Well versed with Program deliverables like Project plans/milestones, RAID, Budget Tracking etc.

  •  Manage and coordinate all aspects of release management, including but not limited to, release planning, impact assessment, change management, and release communication.

  • Coach the team to improve collaboration and self-management, promoting healthy interactions both within the team and with external product owners.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 to 4 years of experience working in an agile scrum environment as a project Manager/scrum master. The candidate should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  Must Have:

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

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various product owners verbally and in writing.

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

  • Strong people and project management skills.

  • Coaching skills and ability to motivate teams.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science or a related field required .

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Able to work independently or within a team proactively in a fast-paced agile-scrum environment.

  • Owns success – Takes responsibility for the successful delivery of the solutions.

  • Strong desire to improve upon their skills in tools and technologies.

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • Ongoing mentorship and apprenticeship; Leadership courses, development programs, technical courses, certification opportunities and more!

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact – your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • A hybrid work environment—enjoy the flexibility of working from home and the energy of collaborating with peers in our dynamic offices.

  • 20+ PTO days plus holidays and floating holidays in your first year.

  • Extensive medical, dental insurance and vision plan.

  • 401K with corporate match, immediate vesting.

  • Health-and-wellness-related allowance programs.

  • Parental leave.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.
    And much more!

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

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.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 69,600 USD - 96,750 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.


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