Project Manager SchoolNet
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Pearson has one defining goal: to help people progress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest in models for education that deliver on our promise for effective, accessible, and personal learning from early literacy, college and career readiness to professional education, through data informed instruction and inventive applications for mobile and digital learning.
Pearson, the world's leading learning company, has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business, and consumer publishing and is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Schoolnet is actively seeking a Scrum Master to join us in a full time role. Qualified candidates will have thoroughly enjoyed working as a Scrum Master in the past and be passionate about supporting an expert team to create
great software. Schoolnet Scrum Masters are responsible for facilitating an agile based software development team consisting of development, QA, and user experience team members. This position will report to the VP, Product
Development and based in our New York City office.
Organize and facilitate project planning, daily scrum meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
Ensure team is practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, point estimation and task definition
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
Improve the productivity of teams by identifying and removing impediments, as well as preventing distractions that interfere with ability to deliver the sprint goal
Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution; empower teams to self-organize
Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable
Recommend process improvements to the organization and lead their implementation
Assist with internal and external communication, improve transparency, and radiate information
2+ years project management experience
Certified Scrum Master with Scrum Master experience a plus
5+ years experience on a software development team
Self-starter with strong creative problem solving, facilitation and interpersonal skills
Great project management and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
Bachelors Degree required, MBA a plus
Knowledge of and experience in the K-12 and/or education technology industry preferred, but not required
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