Sr 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.
Pearson is actively seeking a Senior Project Manager 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 hire will also be responsible for the coaching and mentoring the team on Scrum methodology as it continues to be implemented at Schoolnet. This position will report to the Director of Project Management and based in our New York City office.
Work with product management, technical and user experience teams to prioritize the product roadmap in support of release goals
Work with the teams to set incremental goals and project manage across the cross functional teams to achieve these goals within designated timeframes
Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution within and across teams and project stakeholders
Communicate status of project via sprint and release-specific reports and improve transparency as to project status and radiate information
Scrum Master responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
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
5+ years project management experience
5+ years experience on a software development team
Certified Scrum Master with Scrum Master experience a plus
Self-starter with strong creative problem solving, facilitation, interpersonal skills
Great project management and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
Ability to manage up and across teams/stakeholders
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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