Project Manager / Scrum Master

Company: GEICO
Job type: Full-time

The SQL Server Engineering team is looking for a highly motivated Project
Manager / Scrum Master to oversee and maintain the adoption of agile
methodologies across the team. This will include training in the methodology
and tooling, coaching and guidance as the team become self-sufficient. The
candidate will be expected to work with team to create plans, identify critical
success factors, define agile metrics, assess and bridge technical process gaps
as well as develop risk mitigation strategies for various technology
initiatives.
Responsibilities
* Driving requirements gathering and analysis processes for new systems,
developments, enhancements and other projects
* Work with appropriate partners to develop project scope of work documents
and project plans that include an analysis of benefit, cost, work
schedule and any related risks
* Assign, schedule, train, review, and monitor project work to ensure that
progress is within expected guidelines, completed on time, and within
budget. Mentor and provide expertise to other project team members
* Identify the roles of project team members, project reporting structures,
and any training requirements that may be needed for a team member to
complete an IT project
* Coordinating and contributing to the build out of technical design
documentation with stakeholders across organizational boundaries
* Running daily stand up meetings, retrospectives, and aggregating agile
metrics in to reports
* Assisting in the build out and dissemination of enterprise agile
standards and use of VSTS for project management
Required_Skills
* Strong analytical skills and ability to resolve issues in an efficient
manner
* Excellent organizational, communication, and business/technical writing
skills
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
* High level understanding of IT and project management
* Proficient with Excel or other data manipulation tools
* Ability to manage a team of 7-19 associates
* Working knowledge of Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Team
Services
Desired_Skills
* Understanding of Agile/Scrum Principles
* Experience creating reports in Excel or Power BI
* Experience creating requirements and technical design documentation
* Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, infrastructure components, and system
operations is a plus
* 2-3 years of project management experience
* College degree preferred
Note: The safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO s
highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due
to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position
will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated
work area. Once GEICO determines it is safe for associates to return to the
office, candidates may be required to work in our Chevy Chase, MD office.
About_GEICO
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance
industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers
thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an
industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates
training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding
workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates
are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
* 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
* Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
* Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
* Tuition reimbursement
* Associate assistance program
* Flexible spending accounts
* Business casual dress
* Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
* Associate clubs and sports teams
* Volunteer opportunities
Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and
background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
How_To_
Click ' for Job' to complete your application. You will need an active
email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word
.doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access
it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience
from at least the past five years.
Primary Location
United States-Maryland-Chevy Chase
Job
Information Technology
Schedule
Regular
Full-time
Job Level
Day Job
Job Posting
Jul 13, 2020, 8:07:45 AM
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