• Scrum Master - Wealth Management

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Weehawken
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/20/2020 2:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-9114
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Business Consultants/Business Analysts
  • Overview

    Perficient

     

    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

     

    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

     

     

    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Scrum Master in Weehawken, NJ.

     

    Job Overview:

    The role of the Business Consultant is for individuals passionate about identifying and delivering the right Business solution for each client. Our Business Consultants have a keen Business orientation with an understanding of how technology can be effectively applied to meet a variety of Business needs.

     

    Our Business Consultants fill a number of different roles on our project teams working with a variety of technologies for a wide range of clients. The specific responsibilities vary for each client and each project. Key to the success of our Business Consultants is the willingness and desire to quickly learn the client’s industry and the unique requirements of each engagement and to fill whatever role may be required to best support our client’s needs.

     

    A Business Consultant thrives in challenging environments and accomplishes difficult assignments without significant supervision and instruction. Our Consultants can handle the stress of being accountable for delivery and: complete goals on time, practice strong attention to detail, persevere through tough obstacles, and do not get easily discouraged.

     

    The Business Consultant may be involved in the strategic planning of an engagement or helping the client make decisions about their future IT direction. Once a project has begun, the Business Consultant may assist in facilitating key requirements with stakeholders and customers using standard and User Experience techniques. The Business Consultant may be responsible for functional designs, detailed designs and system mapping, wireframes, requirement specifications, and prototypes.

     

    The Business Consultant works with the Lead Business Consultant and Senior Project Managers to assist with daily operations exercising time management, communication and collaboration in a fast-paced environment to ensure the successful delivery of projects. The Business Consultant will interface with Perficient technical and business delivery personnel, as well as vendors and customers on a regular basis.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Organizes team goals and agendas and facilitates of the team scrum meetings (daily, sprint planning, sprint review, retrospective)

    • Create project timelines, and manage creative, development milestones and deliverables.

    • Foster an environment that adapts quickly to creative change and focuses on Agile development principles.

    • Maintain creative, production, and technical goals set forth by our teams and clients.

    • Manage overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverable dates can be clearly communicated to the product and account leads.

    • Capture and record meeting notes and ensure action items are completed promptly.

    • Ensure solutions to technical problems through discussion with technical teams to resolve problems.

    • Partner with development team members to understand opportunities and limitations of solutions being implemented.

    • Effectively balance the needs of the client, as well as the needs of the agency and internal teams.

    • Manage all deliverables with any required external vendors.

    • Provide production and technical knowledge, in addition to innovation insight, in order to arrive at the best-possible execution decisions.

    • Identify, procure and manage outside vendors that are best suited for assigned projects, when required.

    • Work closely with Scrum Master to track sprint progress against overall project timelines.

    • Manage resources for each assigned project to ensure that the project remains on schedule.

    • Work closely with the product and account leads to remain in full communication on the status and details of each project, including any cost or timing issues that may arise.

    • Anticipate any potential issues with the project through quick responses and proactive critical thinking.

    • Demonstrate skilled problem-solving capabilities to determine solutions and options to resolve problems.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience leading business systems development projects.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience leading projects in an Agile/Scrum development environment.
    • CSM or Scrum Certification preferred.
    • Executing Scrum Agile Delivery
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with clients and delivery team members.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving capabilities.
    • Experience implementing custom application development and integration solutions.
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Certified ScrumMaster preferred.
    • PMP certification preferred.

     

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

     

    More About Perficient

     

    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

     

    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

     

    Perficient is an award-winning Premier Level IBM Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner.

     

    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

     

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