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Project Manager / Scrum Master

at Apiture • Wilmington HQ

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Apiture LLC has a need for an energetic communicator to facilitate agile software development teams as Scrum Master. Position is with a new company that enjoys the growth potential of a startup and the security of being backed by greatly successful organizations. Located in downtown Wilmington, NC, the opportunity is to work among a spirited, collaborative team of coffee addicts looking to build great software when not playing darts.

Position requires proactive work habits and strong interpersonal skills to facilitate teamwork within and between teams. Candidate should have strong knowledge of agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, and XP and lean processes. Ideal candidate will have Scrum certification, 2-5 years of experience as a Scrum Master, and familiarity with JIRA (or similar project management tools) and an understanding of classic project management principles like PMBOK or PMI PMP. Candidate should have familiarity with financial information systems (e.g., online banking).

  • Within the first 30 days of the new position, the Scrum Master will integrate into a few software development teams, organize Scrum ceremonies, facilitate daily standups, and address blockers.
  • Within 60 days, the role will expand to cover forecasting, risk identification, and mitigating risks around software releases.
  • Within 90 days, the role will expand further to include communicating status, forecasts, and risk strategies to corporate leadership.
  • A successful year for the Scrum Master will include: establishment of a predictable cadence for software delivery; helping to establish a work environment that solicits and responds effectively and quickly to feedback; and making their own contribution to our emerging job culture.