Overview

Responsibilities:

  • Scrum Master for key newly forming product development teams, helping oversee release readiness and establish Agile process 
  • Management responsibilities, helping scale and grow the team to support Product and Engineering
  • Drive consistency in project planning, execution management and status reporting across the team
  • Drive capitalization and ROI tracking for the Product/Engineering team members  in Armenia 
  • Ensure alignment across an Agile team that includes product, engineering, design, QA, technical writers 
  • Work with team to set metrics, targets and goals driving continuous improvement of SDLC 
  • Identify and close gaps that impede on our ability to deliver value
  • Create project plans and technical diagrams to improve visibility and communication
  • Demonstrate stellar stakeholder management and executive presentation skills
  • Create and enforce cross-functional accountability across all business and technical groups & levels 
  • Collaborate with colleagues within our TPMO and across all other functions
  • Apply your hard-earned experience - battle scars and all - to creatively solve for the desired shared outcome each and every day
  • Work efficiently  with technical and not-so-technical counterparts
  • JIRA and Confluence Admin level proficiency, you can help train Armenian teams and champion improvements 
  • Lead, develop and inspire your team and contribute to our company culture 

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a people manager 
  • Technical background or strong technical aptitude 
  • Project management, Agile development, process improvement/quality certifications are (e.g. PMP, ScrumMaster, Lean or Six Sigma)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Business, Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent. 
  • Expert in JIRA and other Atlassian tools 
  • Release management experience a plus
  • You have direct experience using Agile methodologies for managing projects and coaching teams
  • Self-motivated. You have superior organizational skills, integrity and great follow-through on tasks. You don't get overwhelmed easily.
  • Persistent. When you take something on, you don't drop it, you are slightly obsessive-compulsive about grinding away at issues.
  • Communicative. Your team is always informed and on the same page of what's happening when. 
  • Fun. You're a charismatic person who can talk to anyone; you're flexible, fearless, and excited to help build something awesome.
  • Pragmatic. You understand the awesomeness and downfalls of Agile, and other methodologies, you know what to apply for each situation.
  • Positive.  You bring a positive attitude to the table and you know how to motivate your team to stay positive during challenging situations. 
  • Intuitive: You have a great intuition that helps you make decisions and know the right next steps to solve challenging problems. 
  • Data-driven: You can collect the data you need to make informed decisions quickly. 
  • Scrappy.  You have an innate and entrepreneurial drive to get things done in a fast-moving environment where things can and often do change rapidly, priorities compete, and you may not always have all of the details up front.  
  • A team player. You're willing to help out wherever needed.