Overview

The SQL Server Engineering team is looking for a highly motivated Project Manager / Scrum Master to oversee and maintain the adoption of agile methodologies across the team. This will include training in the methodology and tooling, coaching and guidance as the team become self-sufficient. The candidate will be expected to work with team to create plans, identify critical success factors, define agile metrics, assess and bridge technical process gaps as well as develop risk mitigation strategies for various technology initiatives. Responsibilities Driving requirements gathering and analysis processes for new systems, developments, enhancements and other projects Work with appropriate partners to develop project scope of work documents and project plans that include an analysis of benefit, cost, work schedule and any related risks Assign, schedule, train, review, and monitor project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines, completed on time, and within budget. Mentor and provide expertise to other project team members Identify the roles of project team members, project reporting structures, and any training requirements that may be needed for a team member to complete an IT project Coordinating and contributing to the build out of technical design documentation with stakeholders across organizational boundaries Running daily stand up meetings, retrospectives, and aggregating agile metrics in to reports Assisting in the build out and dissemination of enterprise agile standards and use of VSTS for project management Required_Skills Strong analytical skills and ability to resolve issues in an efficient manner Excellent organizational, communication, and business/technical writing skills Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member High level understanding of IT and project management Proficient with Excel or other data manipulation tools Ability to manage a team of 7-19 associates Working knowledge of Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Team Services Desired_Skills Understanding of Agile/Scrum Principles Experience creating reports in Excel or Power BI Experience creating requirements and technical design documentation Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, infrastructure components, and system operations is a plus 2-3 years of project management experience College degree preferred DI-AA Note: The safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO s highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area. Once GEICO determines it is safe for associates to return to the office, candidates may be required to work in our Chevy Chase, MD office. About_GEICO For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry We are one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We’re an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace. Our associates’ quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program, including: 401(k) and profit-sharing plans Medical, dental, vision and life insurance Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs Tuition reimbursement Associate assistance program Flexible spending accounts Business casual dress Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations) Associate clubs and sports teams Volunteer opportunities Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary. GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers. How_To_ Click ‘ for Job’ to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years. Primary Location United States-Maryland-Chevy Chase Job Information Technology Schedule Regular Full-time Job Level Day Job Job Posting Jul 13, 2020, 8:07:45 AM Show moreShow less