• Iteration Manager

    Location US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/4/2018 2:23 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3568
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Company Overview

    MCPc is a technology logistics company that helps clients empower their employees to work from anywhere and on any device through innovative end point computing architectures.

     

    The company’s heritage as a top 100 solution integrator and unique anyplace workspace ideology has positioned it to become a thought leader in the rapidly expanding next generation Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.

     

    MCPc is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, focused on recruiting and retaining top talent at every level. We employ premier associates in the industry who deliver value and support to our growing customer base. In order to ensure MCPc is holding itself to the highest level of security, as a trusted and premier endpoint solutions provider, all new employees must undergo our standard background check and drug screen test for pre-employment purposes.

     

    As a NorthCoast 99 winner for 8 consecutive years, MCPc is consistently recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work. MCPc offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes optional Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, 401k, Voluntary Life Insurance (for you and your family), Group Accident and Critical Illness Insurances as well as company-paid Life and Long Term Disability Insurances. We also offer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, a Wellness Program and other perks to take advantage of through our strategic partnerships!

    Position Overview

    This is a long term contract role onsite at an MCPc customer.  We offer competitive benefits, PTO, paid holidays, and 401K matching.  Iteration Managers function within an Agile development environment by managing the activity of one or more development teams in meeting the objectives of developing products that will bring healthcare and technologies together to transform healthcare into a safer and more cost effective industry. 

    Responsibilities

     

    • Enable individual project teams to share their learning with the organization
    • Encourage collaboration and proactively seek opportunities to improve collaboration
    • Tracks and ensures visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the Iteration and release
    • Emphasizes the need for incremental releases, iterative work and prioritization by value and risk
    • Assists with internal and external communication by transparently radiating information, especially relative to historical team metrics, progress towards Iteration and  release goals, and team capacity
    • Partners with project leads to ensure the team is producing a solution that meets established standards, procedures and practices
    • Collaborates with project leads to aggressively address issues, risks and mitigation plans
    • Optimizes, increases and sustains throughput; ensuring prioritization of work by value and risk
    • Instills a sense of urgency reflecting the goals for the current iteration, upcoming release, and project vision, while passionately emphasizing the importance of meeting these goals
    • Is collaborative in driving decisions and team behavior, guarding against making decisions and assignments for the team and instead creates and environment where teams have the context needed to make the best decision
    • Ensures iteration-based meetings are effectively facilitated, the outcomes are achieved and their cadence is maintained
    • Assists team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and tasking
    • Proactively identifies and removes blockers, limits work in progress and prevents distractions
    • Facilitates frequent retrospectives, sharing metrics to identify and implement improvements
    • Identifies, creates and defends opportunities for expediting feedback throughout the iteration
    • Participates proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices

    Qualifications

    • Must have 2+ years of hands-on Iteration Manager/Scrum Master experience utilizing Agile 
    • Hands-on experience in the proactive, passionate improvement of software development process and practices to optimize business value delivery 
    • Preferred to have experience with distributed development teams which span multiple geographies, time zones and cultures
    • Preferred to have direct experience in a Web, Java, XML, RDBMS development environment 
    • Must have experience overseeing development teams from 4 - 12 team members
    • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication and time management skills
    • Must be self-motivated, organized, self-confident and self-directing with a proven ability to identify priorities and mobilize initiatives in an orderly fashion to achieve desired results with minimal supervision
    • Must be effective and efficient in identifying and proposing creative, innovative solutions to complex, time-critical challenges
    • Must possess excellent situational awareness and an ability to remain calm under pressure and be cognizant of how you are perceived 
    • Must have hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of agile software development
    • Data Modeling
    • Business Logic
    • API layer / Action Layer / MVC
    • User Interface
    • User Experience
    • Understanding what the customer and the business need
    • Server, Network, and Hosting Environment
    • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, a good work ethic and sense of humor
    • 4+ years as a developer and/or developer lead

    Technologies:

    • Proficiency in multiple programming languages
    • Java experience highly preferred
    • Javascript experience highly preferred 
    • Experience with relational and noSQL databases
    • Experience with RESTful web services
    • Proven experience with client-side web development
    • Comfortable working with open-source technologies
    • Proficiency in data modeling, API design

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