Sr. Technical Program Manager - Scrum Master

| Austin

Overview:

Compeat is a leading provider of SaaS fully-integrated technology solutions for the restaurant industry. We are growing exponentially, and are looking for phenomenal people to grow with us. We pride ourselves on our amazing people, top-notch technology, and a fun employee-focused corporate culture.

As the Sr. Technical Program Manager - Scrum Master, you will be responsible for building the development program management office (PMO) as well as guiding/coaching how SCRUM operates inside of development and engineering operations. The ideal candidate has deep experience with program management and ideally has built a PMO in the past. Furthermore, fluency with SCRUM is a critical enabler for this role. This position reports to the CTO.

Responsibilities: 

Program Management

  • Excellent organizational skills and very detail-oriented
  • Developing the program management and planning function within the development team
  • Manage a range of projects types and complex business initiatives and change programs
  • Own the organization’s Program Delivery Approach, its implementation and establishment
  • Ability to provide input to organizational business and budget planning
  • Team management experience with the ability to manage and motivate virtual or matrix project teams as well as the PMO
  • Ability to juggle different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure
  • Capability to provide timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting as agreed
  • Recognized formal project management qualification (PMP/APMP/Prince2/P30 or equivalent) is desirable

SCRUM

  • Responsible for performing coaching, training and guidance to Agile development teams.
  • Demonstrative expertise on Agile values, principles, functions and practices.
  • Knowledge of standard Agile functions and events including but not limited to: Scrum Planning, Story Mapping, Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Daily Stand Up, Backlog Refinement, Sizing/Agile Estimating, Review/Demo, Retrospective.
  • Knowledge of standard Agile techniques for identifying project deliverables and measuring team performance including but not limited to: Visioning, Product Roadmap, Release Plan, Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Sprint Goal, Kanban/Task Board, Burndowns, Burnups, Velocity, impediments.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to deliver complex messages and teach new concepts.
  • Training Agile concepts and methods to project teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong mediator, able to resolve conflicts within the team before they become an issue.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a learner with a Growth Mindset. Always looking to improve her/himself and the people around them
  • Significant experience at a senior level in a PMO Function
  • Deep knowledge with Jira and Confluence. Trello is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good understanding of performance management frameworks and tools in the delivery of business objectives
  • Experience of prioritization matrices and working with the business to determine appropriate project prioritization
  • Experience using Scrum or equivalent Agile methodology.
  • Experience as Scrum Master, Product Owner or equivalent Agile role.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Agile engineering practices (e.g., Behavioral driven development (BDD), Code refactoring, Pair programming etc.) a plus.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Testing and Deployment automation (e.g., Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Automated Testing) a plus.
  • Prior Agile coaching experience preferred.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularLanguages
    • HTML5/SASS/CSSLanguages
    • JS/ExpressLanguages
    • NPMLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • RESTful API'sLibraries
    • Web/Windows ServicesLibraries
    • Service Oriented ArchitectureFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Compeat is located in the Domain, close to Rock Rose in the Northside. We're surrounded by retail, hotels, and our passion, bars and restaurants!

What are Compeat Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Compeat's pet policy is dog friendly daily. Hang out with the coolest pups you've ever met.
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