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Stamford, CT Full Time Posted by: Gartner Posted: Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Gartner is looking for a well-rounded Senior Project Manager/ScrumMaster who can provide project and program leadership for UX and technology projects involving Gartner's Research business. The candidate will be responsible for program and project management of key initiatives needed to build and run Gartner's customer facing web sites, mobile applications and vendor integrations. These include Gartner Product Portal sites, Gartner Marketing sites, Community applications, Mobile applications and integration with Back Office applications. The candidate will be responsible for project deliverables, project schedule/budget, Relationship Management and Vendor Management. The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in an Agile/SCRUM environment, has worked closely with business partners, has played a key role in supporting a customer-facing website, and has demonstrable experience managing relationships/expectations of the business and development teams.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Ensures Agile/Scrum process is implemented effectively and provides coaching at the team level to maximize its benefits

Exhibits desire to continuously learn new tools, techniques, and methodologies

Exhibits ability to run projects using the Agile Scrum methodologies, from small teams to large, with multiple outside dependencies and 3rd party project team members

Effectively communicates with cross functional teams

Has excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Interacts seamlessly with both business and project teams

Facilitate discussions that lead to the resolution of project issues and development impediments

Report project progress to management and executive level stakeholders

Communicates the release plan with key stakeholders and end users

Deep working knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery

Exhibits a desire to continuously improve, and shows a track record of improvement

Should be able to balance operational and development needs of Gartner Research primary web site and properties.

Should be able to interact well with both internal associates and external clients in resolving operational issues.

Develop processes to manage operational issues in a timely and efficient manner.

Identify systemic operational issues and resolve them as well as identifying root causes and process improvements to present similar issues


4 year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience

2 to 4 years of experience working in an Agile Scrum environment

Strong experience with the full software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (Agile)

Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail

Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes/procedures

Strong ability to understand client expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrix'd organization

Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products

Preferred experience with Continuous Integration practices/tools and Open Source Frameworks

Stamford, CT, United States of America
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2/23/2021 5:25:07 PM

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