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Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  150798

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Description

 

The Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master will be dedicated to a single Scrum team. The successful candidate will be considered a subject-matter expert, have excellent logic and problem solving skills and a drive to make a difference. We need an individual that puts the team before themselves. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of agile development (Scrum, SAFe, etc), removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.
 

Responsibilities

 

  • Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments.
  • Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues.
  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs.
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevents distractions.
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Empower the team to self-organize.

 

Position Requirements

 

Formal Education & Certification

 

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer systems design or computer science, and/or 10+ years equivalent work experience.
  • Scrum Master certification, highly desirable

 

Knowledge & Experience

 

  • 5+ years project management experience and 2+ years of Scrum Master experience.
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Understanding of basic supply chain management principals
  • Understanding of organization’s development platform and languages, including Infor M3, Oracle Transportation Management,
  • Ability to understand technical issues.

 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks as delegated.
  • Team-player with the ability to work within a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential.
  • Creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
  • Collaborative in driving decisions.
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Jun 19, 2019


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