Assistant Director - Project Manager - San Francisco - 15617BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS)
This is a unique opportunity to join a team who are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth.

We are looking for a scrum master to lead a development team in the delivery of quality software in an innovative and intellectually stimulating high integrity environment. This is a leadership role, responsible for the coordination and completion of the software development by serving as the central interface between diverse global work groups and promoting industry best practices. This role collaborates cross-organizationally with engineering, product solution and documentation teams.

An Assistant Director- Project Manager fulfils the following responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of software development projects throughout the organization that meet the required timeline, specification and quality standards.
  • Facilitate scrum events such as sprint planning, daily meeting, show & tell and retrospective.
  • Work with team project constituents to set deadlines, clarify responsibilities, identify risks and monitor release progress.
  • Analyze project status data to review with the team.
  • Prepare bi-weekly reports for upper management regarding status of projects.
  • Guide and promote team transparency, maintain and manage clear and consistent project metrics.
  • Foster team predictability, leveraging metrics to inform future planning.
  • Coach the project team to adopt best practices for the development of products using Agile development methodologies.
  • Facilitate retrospectives. Foster a culture of learning and continuous improvement
  • Identify dependencies and facilitate coordination with other teams

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Thorough knowledge of software development processes – especially Agile practices – is essential. Familiar with a variety of project management field’s concepts, best practices, and procedures.
  • Experience in working with teams in distributed environments across the globe.
  • Experience in continuous improvement of Agile development teams.
  • Rely on broad experience managing teams to plan and accomplish goals and balance competing priorities.
  • Strong team-building and influencing skills, a detail-oriented disposition and clear, concise communication skills
  • Accountable, self-starter, team player, able to bridge across diverse teams, excellent facilitator, both in person and over the phone.
  • Detail-oriented disposition and clear, concise communication skills.
  • Understanding of the technologies used in software development
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