IT Project Manager in New Orleans, LA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $60.58/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt is looking for a Certified Scrum Master for our client in New Orleans, LA at an Investor Owned Utility. 

Tasks include: 

  • Able to perform the complete system life cycle using the Agile Scrum Methodology phases from project initiation, analysis and requirements, design, coding, testing and implementation
  • Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria as to when code is "Ready”
  • Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria as to when code is "Ready”
  • Schedule/facilitate sprint planning meeting(s) prior to the beginning of each sprint
  • Ability to break down project schedule/sprint schedule into measurable activities that do not exceed five days in length
  • Communicate stories for the upcoming sprint to the product owner and stakeholders
  • Support the Product Owner and Delivery Leader in updating weekly critical path analysis charts
  • Schedule and facilitate daily scrum sessions
  • Add or remove stories based on burn-down of the current sprint
  • Ability to determine the workload of each member during each sprint so that maximum features are developed as early as possible
  • Facilitate retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint/project – ensure highest priority retrospective points are followed up on and closed out
  • Monitor team backlog daily and ensure it accurately reflects the current state, including time to be burned and status
  • Participate in Release retrospective and cross team retrospectives\


  • Bachelor's degree or higher with 4+ years experience (domain knowledge in electric utility business is preferable).
  • Expert knowledge of Agile, Scrum and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methods
  • At least one project of medium complexity as the ScrumMaster leading an Agile scrum development team
  • Excellent customer-facing skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification required
  • PMP preferred
  • Superior knowledge of MS Office Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Ability to work on high visibility and tightly scheduled large projects with demanding customers

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.


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