We are establishing a Project Management team which will be a small team of 2-3 people based in our Gurgaon office, that will work closely with our development and management teams to efficiently help build high quality products. Each member in this team will take ownership of their product and manage the day to day work of the development teams while making sure that they are in line with the product goals. This role is perfect for someone with a technical background who would like to manage products through different stages of the development lifecycle and drive those products from concept to completion. At Castle Global, no two days are the same. The following tasks will be part of your new role: Project Planning and Management- define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of work; Manage projects in JIRA and Confluence; provide software training to team members as needed and actively be involved in resolving conflicts Monitor and report on key Agile performance metrics to leadership team and escalate any significant issues to the appropriate management team as needed Organize and facilitate agile and scrum meetings, which includes sprint planning, daily scrums or stand-ups, sprint check-in, sprint review & retrospective Report on project status, issues, progress, etc. to stakeholders and management. Provide updates via review meetings and dashboards Communicate project risks and troubleshoot them Develop dashboards and integrations between systems to automate manual tasks and decrease workload on the project management team Above all else, foster and model a collaborative team environment driven to build great software About You: You attended a top university, and graduated with a B.Sc. in computer science You have the technical understanding of the software development cycle You have 3+ years experience as software PM working with Agile methodologies You have a solid understanding of software development lifecycle models You are an expert on both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices, and you possess the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment You have excellent skills in communication, capacity planning, project / program management, processes, and change management You are independent with a strong sense of ownership and ability to deliver You have the ability to clarify, articulate, and document issues You are highly analytical and organizational, and are a master of time management and problem solving You have exceptional oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and can apply those skills in English
Essential Duties ➔Development Team Leadership ➔ Guiding the team on using Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers ➔ Enabling team to self-organize ➔ Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team ➔ Removing impediments to maximize the team’s output by finding and allocating resources from within the organization ➔ Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving ➔ Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, the need for assigning, or dictating the work ➔ Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution ➔ Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example Business Team Leadership ➔ Doing everything possible to ensure delighting customers ➔ Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog ➔ Take Leadership in requirements gathering and translating them into the Product Backlog ➔ In case the Product Owner is missing the right competencies, be willing to take charge of PO responsibilities, and coaching the PO to ensure he/she truly owns the Backlog ➔ Being the resident Business Analyst on the team, -- and reaching out to resources across the organization to seek help in BA or other skills as needed ➔ Manage the changing scope of the project to measure & monitor project costs ➔ Engage with the client/PO in educating and negotiating on costs or scope of the project ➔ Write and manage project SOWs ➔ Taking the lead in internal and external communication, improving transparency, and ensuring information radiators are proactively updated Required Skills/Experience ➔ Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 1 year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles & practices ➔ Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency ➔ Knowledge of online tools such as Rally, Pivotal or JIRA (preferred) ➔ Excellent English communication skills Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus) ➔ First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) OR PMP ➔ Experience having been a QA-Lead managing multiple QA team members on several large projects (min of 12 man-months each)
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Company profile : BluePi is a born-in-the cloud technology company that focuses on solving business problems with innovative use of technology. Based out of Gurgaon and Bangalore , a leading financial and industrial city of India we focus on creating cloud based products as well as servicing the IT needs of businesses. Being IBM Softlayer reseller and Amazon AWS Partner we help customers choose the right cloud provider, architecture and help them paint their business success story. We started our operations in the year of 2012 and since then steadily grown in size as well as revenue. Growth, Openness, trust and respect are the operative keywords at BluePi.