Jr. Scrum Master - Filled April 2019


About the Job

BeenVerified is looking for a Jr. Project Manager/Scrum Master in our Costa Rica office that is hungry to learn new skills and take ownership of a toolbox of existing platforms and processes. In this role, you will work on a daily basis with our product teams to optimize their day-to-day workflow and alleviate any of their blockers. This role exposes you to almost every facet of our business and you should be comfortable communicating up and down the management chain to mitigate risks and find solutions. If you’re a fan of bulleted lists and getting things done, keep on reading!

What You’ll Get to Do

  • Coordination and facilitation of Agile based teams and projects
  • Effectively communicate, both in writing and verbally, with developers, QA engineers, product managers, project managers and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for all phases of projects which may include programs involving multiple project work streams
  • Analyze project issues, progress, and performance and implement corrective actions as necessary
  • Create and maintain project work plans and drive the necessary project control points including resource plan, budgets, risk tracking, issue logs, planning assumptions, milestones, change management, and project dependencies.
  • Identify and mitigate risks
  • Identify and share best practices and develop proven project tracking tools and processes
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Support Sr. Project Managers where needed

What You Bring to the Table

  • 1+ years of experience managing software development projects
  • Highly confident communication and problem solving skills
  • Intermediate level English required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Agile methodologies, specifically Scrum, and its best practices
  • Experience in an environment that practices continuous delivery
  • Quick learner and self-starter capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, design and implement overall processes
  • Superior teamwork and interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and organizational skills
  • Experience with JIRA or a similar issue tracking tool
  • Experience with Confluence, or maintaining a wiki and/or intranet
  • Scrum Master Certification preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to run efficient and engaging meetings with teams and stakeholders

Why BeenVerified?

BeenVerified builds exciting data products and then we market them with passion. We're a fast-growing company that balances the culture of a startup with the stability of being an established, profitable company. We want to work with people that strive to be in the top .01% of their field. We understand that getting to the top takes hard work, constant improvement, and by making data-driven decisions. It's a thrilling time to join the team, as we're expanding our product offerings in exciting new ways, driving innovation through data, marketing, and web & app development.

We believe in diversity and hiring people from all backgrounds and walks of life. You must be energetic, inventive, a team player and looking to help build and grow the company each and every day. You must have an inner desire to win and the idea of losing is a non-starter. If you are looking for a position that allows you to work with a group of smart and dedicated people who will support you but still provide the autonomy you need to execute your strategy, then you should probably apply as soon as you're done reading this!

About BeenVerified

We were named the fastest growing company in New York City and #26 in the country by INC Magazine in 2013.

Our culture is a laid back, family atmosphere where everyone is 100% committed to making our brand a household name. Team members are free to dress in whatever makes them feel comfortable. Shorts and sandals are OK. We're not hung up on dogma, we're focused on results and improving every day. We want to work with individuals who are extremely passionate about honing their craft until they are in the top .01% of their field.

This is an opportunity to be part of a special group of people who have taken an idea and are in the process of bringing it to the forefront.

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