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Project Manager - Agile / Scrum Master

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do.At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.Job DescriptionWorkday's Information Technology Organization is seeking a Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master in the Go to Market (GTM) IT organization. If you're a project manager who embraces an environment that is demanding and doesn't always have the answers but are comfortable diving in to fill in the blanks, then we're looking for you.The GTM IT team supports Workday's global Sales, Marketing and Legal organizations by providing IT services for CRM (including salesforce.com) and related technology through strong business partnership, process and technology. Our team has an ongoing commitment to lead in operational excellence by delivering high quality solutions that support our business whilst maintaining a healthy, scalable and sustainable technology platform which includes salesforce.com and other technology.The project manager/scrum master will work closely with the IT Scrum teams to lead cross-functional initiatives identified by the business or IT and managing scope, stakeholders, requirements, timelines, risk mitigation and communication. It may also involve anticipating and proactively identifying what needs to be done and subsequently driving plans and discussions to initiate projects, conducting research and feasibility analysis to provide technical recommendations back to the business and working on multiple projects at a time.Core knowledge in Agile and Scrum practices is required, this role will perform both Project Management and Scrum Master functions within the organization.The role requires a self-starter who is versatile, organized and has excellent communication, collaboration and negotiation skills. Success in this role requires keen attention to detail and an awareness and responsiveness to deadlines within limits of what can realistically be done and having the ability to set expectations.Responsibilities Manage implementation of technical solutions and/or applications for GTM IT Sales teamsManage CRM (Salesforce.com and supported technology) project portfolio including project prioritization and resource planningParticipate in and/or lead cross-functional teams to resolve business and/or technical problemsLead end to end IT projects including defining scope, requirements and executionManage project expectations, risk, timelines, communication and delivery through the course of the projectProvide thought leadership to IT/Business in process and technology managementFacilitates daily stand-up, iteration planning, sprint review, and retrospectivesManage development of a project and facilitate sprint releasesGuides team in time estimating practices and facilitates team estimatesDrive team iteration execution, communicates with management and stakeholders, protects the team from uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional)Work with the team leads to resolve people problems and project roadblocksMaintain team data in project management software (i.e. JIRA, Manuscript, etc.) to support estimates and executionExperience/ Skills Requirements5+ years demonstrated experience in managing cross functional projects and scrum master role, with a Bachelors Degree, and or equivalent work experienceStrong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross functionallywith other leaders and peersExpertise in Sales process and Lead life-cycle; experience with CPQ is a plusCore competency in Salesforce.com and/or other CRMCore knowledge in Agile and Scrum practicesExcellent business and technical acumenUnderstanding of technical architecture and data design/systems integration

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Project Manager - Agile / Scrum Master, Executive , Pleasanton, California

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