Zoom Technical Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
The Business Applications team is creating a new Portfolio and Project management office that will have the charter of driving transformational projects and initiatives. We are looking for strong candidates with project management experience who can drive major cross functional initiatives in a dynamic and challenging environment. We are looking for a technical project manager who can manage day-to-day aspects of a Scrum team, which includes leading Scrum Events (Backlog, Planning, Review, Retrospectives, and Daily Stand Ups) and be an advocate for autonomous, self-organizing, empowered, and continuously improving teams. You will act as a primary point of contact and escalation point within an assigned function. We are looking for competent technical project managers who can collaborate with different internal and external stakeholders and the technical delivery teams and take accountability for the successful completion of the project as per scope, within budget and on time.
Partner with key stakeholders in Information Technology to build a project plan and Identify all the key milestones for project completion.
Schedule and designate tasks to specific team members
Accountable and responsible for managing the complete lifecycle of IT Business Applications programs/projects from original concept through final implementation.
Develop a detailed program/project execution plan and manage all phases of the project including projects financials, progress status tracking and reporting, monitoring scope creep, testing and release to production
Provide overall project management as per the governance model with standup and weekly Core team. Managing issues and risk mitigation plan, change order process, readiness reviews and overall health of the program using best practices and methodologies.
Expert in different project methodologies including Waterfall and Agile, leveraging the proper methodology as needed for the project
Facilitates small team organization and ceremonies, such as sprint planning, daily standups, sprint reviews/demos, and retrospectives
Ensures full transparency with velocity, burn down/up reporting, and communicating team progress with value focused metrics
Collaborates with Product Owner in backlog grooming
Apply consistency and best practices through project initiation, planning, and execution phases with a continuous improvement mindset
Participate in Architectural review sessions, drive governance across teams, help evolve processes to be more efficient, and influence decisions and directions on strategies.
Certified Scrum Master combined 6+ years project management experience with at least 2-3 years of that dedicated to hands-on project management
Scrum Master, and practice Scrum for at least 1 year.
Experienced dedicated to managing enterprise level software application development projects for 1 or more of the following functions: Billing, Sales, Marketing, Channel, Finance, Professional Services.
Experience in driving projects across platforms such as SFDC Sales Cloud, Oracle Cloud, SFDC CPQ, Zuora, Workday
Knowledge of best of breed cloud applications such as SalesForce, Zuora, Workday is preferred and custom Billing and Payment applications is preferred
Develop processes and procedure to support Sarbanes Oxley compliance
Proven experience in managing multiple large programs/projects, in enterprise environments delivering business applications for one or more business functions
Experience with Agile traits and techniques: Lean design, accommodating changing requirements, iterations, loop feedback with customer involvement.
Excellent communication skills, problem solving, conflict / resolution management, active listening, time management, and interpersonal skills
Minimum of Bachelor of Science / Engineering / Technology or related
Demonstrated consistent ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver solutions
Agile Scrum Master Certified or equivalent experience
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