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Agile Project Managerat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
22003028
Focus Area: 
Project Management
Date Posted 
Jun 16, 2022
Location: 
Remote, Remote
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

As Agile Software Project Manager, you are in the middle of the action facilitating the creation and maintenance of technical solutions that impact K-12 and Higher Ed while supporting Development and Product. You are responsible for collaborating with these teams to help bring projects to life, while assessing risks and communicating scope, status, roadblocks, schedules, and timelines

 

Key Areas of Responsibility                                        

Manage product development team projects 

  • Collaborate with Software Engineers and Product Managers to manage backlogs in Jira 
  • Manage documentation of relevant projects in Atlassian tools 
  • Monitor and communicate timelines, status, blockers, etc as needed between product development and other internal teams
  • Communicate and coordinate release plans with internal teams 
  • Assist in determining project scope, objectives, timelines, milestones, and risks 

Risk mitigation and capacity planning for the product development team 

  • Maintain an understanding of capacity requirements for the product development team to predict any resourcing needs for upcoming objective
  • Facilitate conversations for projects that are upcoming that may impact capacity 
  • Communicate between teams when issues or risks arise that may impact timelines 

Agile process implementation and iteration 

  • Facilitate Agile meetings i.e. standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings 
  • Manage sprint schedule and work plans 
  • Measure Agile performance and champion changes to improve Agile process

Other Responsibilities                                

  • Continuously increase mastery and expertise on products and services provided by CDW
  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships 
  • Meet with internal teams to communicate projects as needed 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 3 years minimum of Agile Software Project Management experience

Required Qualifications

  • Must pay attention to detail and be able to execute fully even when not all details are available 
  • Must be able to ask the hard questions i.e. following-up on release dates 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively interact with stakeholders 
  • Comfortable facilitating Agile meetings and processes 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scrum Certification
  • PMP or PMI-ACP Certification   

 

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

 
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