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Project Manager/ Scrum Master( Right to Hire )
REFERENCE # 18-00016
TITLE # Project Manager/ Scrum Master

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Casey Taylor
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Phone: 860-674-1636 ext: 240
Email: ctaylor@itechsolutions.com
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LOCATION HARTFORD, CT
POSITION TYPE Right to Hire
EXPERIENCE LEVEL 2 Years

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Casey Taylor
Recruiter
Phone: 860-674-1636 ext: 240
Email: ctaylor@itechsolutions.com
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Project Manager/ Scrum Master

This position is the primary point of accountability to business partners and other parties for the management and implementation of small to medium sized projects and/or small programs that support achievement of Personal Insurance strategic imperatives. The Project Manager controls planning and execution of the project's activities and resources to ensure that established cost, time, and quality goals are met.

The Project Manager works with moderate supervision and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations. The Project Manager operates within defined parameters using a proven project management methodology with flexibility to merge different methodologies in accomplishing collective goals.

Responsibilities include:
  • Lead planning and execution of small to medium size IT projects and teams to achieve established cost, time, and quality goals
  • Engage Business Sponsors in projects
  • Understand, apply, and promote internal standards
  • Develop project budget and manage against it
  • Understand project Business Case thoroughly and monitor project against it
  • Understand the benefit metrics to capture and monitor during delivery
  • Develop risk mitigation and contingency plans
  • Create and track project resource plan and deliverables
  • Manage project budget to achieve cost targets
  • Manage project changes to achieve project outcomes
  • Build and leverage effective alliances across technical and business community
  • Lead the production implementation of projects
  • Apply both Agile and Waterfall project SDLCs
  • Manage team development; may actively mentor members of the PM community
  • Guide teams in adopting lean/agile principles such as collaboration, continuous improvement and self-governance
  • Facilitate agile team ceremonies (e.g., stand-ups, retrospectives, iteration planning)
  • Remove impediments to team success and mediate conflict within team
  • Monitor key results and metrics to help teams identify improvement opportunities and bottlenecks
  • Effective stakeholder management and communication
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

The ideal candidate has:
  • 2 to 5 years IT project management experience (minimum 1 year as a Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid working knowledge of technology capabilities and direction
  • Ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed organization
Preferred experience & knowledge:
  • Property/casualty insurance industry and applications
  • Experience in additional IT SDLC roles (e.g., Developer, System Analyst, Designer, QA Analyst)
  • CA Agile (Rally) tool usage
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
For more information please contact Casey Taylor at 860-674-1636 ext 240.

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  


Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.

(Other Job Titles Include: Project Management,  PM, Project Manager,  Sr. Project Manager, Software Project Manager, Information Technology Project Manager, Consulting Project Manager)
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