Scrum Master

at Nesco Resource
Location Allentown, PA
Date Posted November 20, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


JOB TITLE Scrum Master / Project Manager hybrid InfoSec

JOB SUMMARY/OVERVIEW This is a hybrid position for a Scrum Master with real world Project Manager experience as well (financials, project plans, understanding of project details). They provide effective leadership, coordination and organization for 1-4 Information Security projects, simultaneously. They will start up projects, create project plans, assign resources, track progress, review financials and hold the team accountable to their deliverables. This position requires commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture within our team. They should be extremely experienced with the solution development life cycle, Application Development and Agile methods as they WILL need to operate in a bi-modal manner (Waterfall and Agile). Candidates should have either a PMP and/or recognizable scrum master certification (CSM, SAFe,


Develops, refines, validates and manages project plans and sprints to ensure on time and on budget delivery of major technology initiatives across the enterprise. This includes management of hours and dollars.

Provides overall financial project view to manage the development of budgets, controls and measurements to monitor project progress.

Participates in identifying project costs, resource allocation, project schedule changes and issue escalation.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Good group presentation skills.

Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills. Frequently interacts with IT personnel, business personnel, vendors, consultants and other contractors at various levels, including executives.

Provides timely and concise communications to business and technical leadership regarding project status and pending issues; analyzes processes and makes recommendations for optimizing resources and product delivery.

Builds consensus among multiple leads relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution.

Responsible for directing and coaching for Agile processes and ceremonies (sprints, standups, PIs, Retrospectives).

Brokers services within IT and ABC vendors on behalf of the business area represented.

Responsible for utilizing project management methods as well as the coordination of internal and external resources required to complete assigned projects.

Identifies and manages project risks and proactively manages issues.

Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Good mathematical skills.

Excellent organizational skills. Excellent leadership skills.

Must be willing to travel infrequently (once or twice a year for site meetings)

•** MUST HAVES ***

5+ years of experience as Project Manager or Scrum Master with at least several waterfall projects

5+ years of experience managing Information Technology (IT) projects

Experience with Application Development either as project manager or scrum master

Experience with software package implementation / roll-out

Experience using Jira in a project (typically in a Kanban or scrum environment)

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Teams)

Experience with Microsoft Project

Strong experience with excel functions and charts (counts, lookups, formatting)

Experience with financials: tracking $ actual and ETCs against project baseline

Excellent English language verbal and written communication skills

Candidate's resume must have some examples of not only what role they played, but project purpose (e.g. managed Application Development for a customer billing system)


Experience running Scrum and Kanban with Jira (coordinating Sprints, KanBan board, loading backlog, dashboards, reporting)

Project Management experience in the field of Information Security. Applicable areas may include Identity and Access Management (IAM), Active Directory (AD), Data Loss and Prevention (DLP), Compliance, and CyberSecurity

Experience with infrastructure, networking, desktop and servers, and data center projects

Experience with the CA PPM Clarity application for project management

Experience with ServiceNow

Experience with Confluence

Experience with Microsoft teams for project document management

Experience with Agile approaches such as User Centered Design, Lean Six Sigma, DevOps

Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

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