TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER / SCRUM MASTER

Remote / Detroit, MI / Austin, TX

THE OPPORTUNITY

A Detroit-based Fintech company that specializes in small business banking needs is seeking a Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master to assist in the coordination of customer and partner integrations and ongoing product development in support of providing better digital banking tools to small businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Solution Architects, Engineering Managers, and the Implementation Team to organize and deliver customer-facing integration projects. Focuses on clearing blockers or other impediments that prevent Engineers from writing code and solving customer problems.

  • Maintains visibility of customer project status, issues, direction, decisions, etc., establishing themselves as a trusted advisor to both the customer and internal teams.

  • Acts as Scrum subject matter expect for the Engineering team. Coaches Engineering teams in effective Scrum practices, steps in to run scrum ceremonies as necessary, and coordinates Scrum of Scrums activities.

  • Prepares periodic project status reports to update leadership regularly on progress, risks, and mitigation recommendations for internal product development projects.

WHO YOU ARE

The deal candidate can function effectively in an energetic, fast paced environment while maintaining excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail. This person adapts well to, and initiates change in the organization, seeking ways to optimize processes to maintain a competitive business advantage. This candidate is likely someone that has shifted to project management from a more tech-specific role in the past which gives them an excellent technical foundation as a project manager / scrum master.

Required Experience / Skills:

  • 5+ years Scrum Master / Project Management experience.

  • 5+ years in a hands-on technology-focused role with a demonstrated ability to understand, resolve and communicate technical and business issues. Experience with Microsoft technologies like .NET, SQL, and Azure are a plus.

  • Exceptional team player with the ability to quickly develop and foster cross-functional relationships.

  • Organized and detail-oriented, with a high level of integrity and reliability.

  • Experience with initiating, planning, scheduling, estimating, forecasting, coordinating, and delivering technology projects.

  • Ability to collaborate with product owners, business partners, engineers, and architects to build and define product backlogs and complete release planning.

  • Experience with Agile processes and Scrum ceremonies like backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demos, and retros.

  • Experience in the financial/fintech field preferred but not required.

THE GOOD STUFF

Salary Range: $110k - $125k

 

Benefits:

  • PTO 

  • Ability to occasionally work from home

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) , ID Theft Protection and Pet Insurance

  •  Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) w/ match.

  • Paid holidays

 

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