Scrum Master/Project Manager

Location Newark, CA (Fully remote)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6 Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $62/hr (DOE)
Our well-known electronics client is looking for a Scrum Master/Project Manager to support their team for 6 months, 40 hours/week, fully remote!

Must be within a two hour drive from Newark, CA and must be willing to travel in office as needed.

The Scrum Master/Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
- Conducting sprint ceremonies, organizing meetings to resolve impediments, and meeting with stakeholders to plan future work.
- Manage the backlog: Work with numerous stakeholders to ensure their needs are accounted for and tracked. Ensure tickets are well defined and actionable.
- Align with stakeholders to prioritize and plan sprints to reflect business priorities.
- Escalate issues that impede the team.
- Manage risk and deployment schedules.
- Lead the team in estimating work, detailing requirements, and identifying dependencies.
- Allocate project resources with discipline managers.
- Track and communicate issue and project status.
- Process POs with Legal Partners and update budget and financial trackers.
- Publishing meeting minutes and action item logs when meeting with external stakeholders.

The ideal Scrum Master/Project Manager should possess the following:
- 5+ years related industry experience, with demonstrated skills/expertise in Project / Scrum Master.
- Prior experience in high tech and consumer products environment with cross functional teams highly desired.
- Prior experience managing enterprise technical web projects (e.g. AEM) in an Agile framework using Scrum or Kanban processes and ticket management tools (e.g. JIRA, Trello) is essential.
- Scrum training and certification is helpful, but practical experience managing true Agile teams is essential.
- Experience creating comprehensive project timelines utilizing project management software, e.g. MS Project, Workfront, At-Task, SmartSheets, etc.
- Prior experience working with eCommerce Platforms (e.g. Digital River, ScaleFast) very helpful.

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