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Agile Practioner 2
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Onsite
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Applied on July 25, 2021
Job Id #49004 Posted July 13, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Manage government business on a vendor platform for Behavioral Health.
  • Manage end to end delivery, manage vendor relationship, manage releases, interact and communicate with internal and external customers, manage escalations, present to C level management.

Ideal Background:

  • ii. 3+ years Proven financial acumen with experience managing budgets in the $3M-5M range or more
  • iii. 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner or Agile Coach
  • iv. 2+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple scrum team projects
  • v. 2+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
  • vi. In depth understanding of the technology and multi-practice disciplines associated with program life cycle methodology, large scale project implementation techniques and knowledge of tools and vendors in the marketplace
  • vii. Program Management skills and experience including the ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external organizations to ensure client satisfaction and drive client and IT accountability
  • viii. Proven track record leading matrix IT teams with 25-30 staff or more
  • ix. Demonstrated ability to weigh alternatives and determine program strategy and experienced in leading large scale programs, consisting of diverse business and IT teams

Team and Team size:

  • 22-25 member in a matrix organization + vendor development team + customer

Top Responsibilities:

  •  Manage vendor relationship, facilitate and lead solutioning sessions, oversite/reporting of vendor performance, coordinate prioritization development and release planning and production checkout, support/monitor vendor tools and architecture, coordinate war room for blockers and critical defects.

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • a. Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management
  • b. Health care industry experience strongly desired
  • c. Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) implementation and delivery
  • d. Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally)
  • e. Ability to lead and influence large matrix teams both on and off-shore
  • f. Experience with supervisory responsibilities preferred
  • g. Experience in successfully managing multiple programs/projects simultaneously
  • h. Experience with DevOps (Acceptance Test Driven Development , Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Service Oriented Architecture)
  • i. Successful in obtaining results in a large corporate (Fortune 200), heavily matrixed environment
  • j. Experience working for a professional services or Big 4 management consulting
  • k. Participation in industry Project Management and Agile communities of practice
  • l. Graduate degree; MBA preferred

Working Time:

  •  8 AM - 4:30 PM (During deployment weekend hours will be needed)

Interview Process:

  • How many rounds? 3
  • Video, phone, or in person? Phone
  • How technical will the interviews be? Not very technical

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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