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WD IT Senior Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager

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Location: GA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000038659

Description

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The Agile Project Manager (APM) is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users. The APM may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner closely with internal customers and other technology personnel to define objectives, scope, budget, resource needs, and success criteria associated with proposed and approved projects to map into Agile methods and processes.  

  • At the Agile / Scrum team level, play a consultative role to help put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools and coaching members of the team as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team.

  • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects

  • Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management

  • Manage project deliverables and milestones within approved timelines and budget.

  • Manage and coordinate day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of approved projects

  • In situations that require a hybrid or non-Agile approach, using good judgment and skill to develop a project management approach that is suitable for planning and managing the effort to achieve the project goals within designated project constraints

  • Adhere to IT governance processes.  Provide monthly project status and financial updates for approved projects

Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing projects using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams. 
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred

 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desired

  • Agile / Scrum certification is highly desired

 

ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL

 

Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 

 

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Western Digital does not unlawfully discriminate and complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster: Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law.

 

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