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Agile Lead / Project Manager - CONTRACT - 59921

Date:  Nov 27, 2021
City:  New York
GFT Technologies SE

Agile Lead / Project Manager – CONTRACT

GFT Group  New York, New York, United States

Location: NYC, hybrid position

The new GFT Agile Lead / Project Manager will be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects assuring the delivery through the entire life-cycle of the project from user requirements through to working software & infrastructure in the hands of users.

Responsibilities:

Proficient on producing project plans and manage associated risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions. 

Engages with senior business stakeholders, senior technology stakeholders, project and programme managers as well as product owners 

Facilitates the team to self-organize, enabling continuous improvement of change and run activities, aligned to the product roadmap and customer expectations

Responsible for the coaching and leadership responsibilities that enable agile delivery, including facilitating team meetings such as retrospectives, reviews and planning events.

Provides expertise in agile engineering practices (eg Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe) 

Supports and guides the Product Owner to create / evolve product roadmap, creation of epics and writing of user stories and managing the product backlog

Drives the agile team performance and outcome metrics as required

Required Skills/Experience

10+ Years’ experience on Project Management

 

Experienced in both software & infrastructure change management, ideally with experience on Cloud Migration projects.

 

Agile methodologies including Scrum and Kanban

 

Agile at Scale methodologies such as SAFe, Spotify, LeSS, Scrum at Scale

 

Agile management tooling such as JIRA or ADO

 

A strong sense of ownership and a desire to deliver quality outcomes for the business

 

Demonstrated an aptitude in sales centric roles, typically in support of key sales personnel

 

 

 

 

What we can do for you:

  • Competitive Base Salary Based on Experience plus metric based performance bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Excellent Company Culture with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Professional Development Training
  • An opportunity to work in a global environment
  • Open door policy with management
  • Opportunity to work in a global environment with diverse teams built with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunity to work with technology industry leaders in the financial services environment
  • Opportunity to work for big name clients in capital markets and industry
  • Open door policy with management

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