Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager

Company
AIG
Location
Houston TX
Salary
DOE
Posted
April 17 2018
Industry
Insurance, Securities
Functional Area:


IT - Information Technology

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

American General Life Insurance Company

PURPOSE OF JOB:
Manage all aspects of moderate to complex projects to ensure the achievement of project goals and tactical business results. Develop project plans, schedules and budgets, identify needed resources; may manage multiple projects at one time depending on scope and coordinates the activities of several project teams utilizing own project plan including supervision of more junior Project Managers with other plans feeding into the project .May Supervise other Project Management staff.



Responsibilities:
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all
responsibilities,duties, and skills of persons classified. Management reserves the right to add to or change the job as required.



Manages project planning and execution.Works with vendors, internal client management, project team members and stakeholders to define project scope, resource requirements, budget, timeline, deliverables and milestones.Manages the definition and refinement of project objectives and tasks and, on an ongoing basis, evaluates various courses of action and selects the most effective alternative to attain project goals.Manages projects through all phases of the development life cycle, including project initiation, requirements and specifications, design, construction, testing, installation and post implementation review.Facilitate/participate in key Agile rituals across Scrum teamsCoach team members as neededCommunicate project risksMonitor and report on key Agile performance metrics to leadership team
Identifies/reviews organization's risk management policies and procedures, assesses stake holder's risk tolerance levels and identifies preliminary risk for project viability. Manages risk throughout the life cycle of the project and makes contingency plans to manage issues that pose risk to budget, time delivery or functionality. Balances identified risk against project benefits.
Determines the detailed information requirements of the project stakeholders and the
project/organization and develops feedback routines to ensure two-way communication. Determines the requirements for project time reporting, develops a communications management plan, and establishes project status reporting process and cycle.
May provides supervision to other Project Management staff including performance management and evaluations.Prepares and manages budgets.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree6-9 years of experience as project manager in the ITindustry including management of moderate to complex projects.2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master / Agile Project ManagerCertified Scrum Master (CSM)Professional certification in program or project management from Project Management Institute (PMI) or other recognized certifying authority preferred.Experience guiding other project managers or project technical leads.Experience setting and managing budgets and timelines.Experience managing multiple projects.Management experience.



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS Knowledge of development methodologies, project planning and risk/issue management.Strong interpersonal, organizational, & time management skills.Familiar with SystemDevelopment Life Cycle.Familiar with multiple SDLC methodologies such as waterfall and agile.Conflict resolution.Familiarity with Project management Software applicationsExcellent team building and coaching skills





It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.



At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.




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