Data Recognition Corporation

Project Manager / Agile Coach - Information Technology

Maple Grove, MN
Dec 27, 2021
Jan 26, 2022
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #292

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  


Data Recognition Corporation – Maple Grove, MN

Project Manager / Agile Coach

Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position
Please, no agencies

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated project manager / Agile Coach to join our project management team. The individual in this role would be responsible for being the scrum master on one or more projects. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • 3+ years background in a Software Development/Infrastructure PM/Agile role
  • 2+ years Scrum Master experience with a successful track record of delivery
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum and Kanban.
  • Ability to coach development team members on the appropriate use of Scrum and Kanban.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodologies, rules, and practices. But flexible in approach to make it work for the team and/or project.
  • Knowledge of user stories, continuous testing, automated testing
  • Understand dependencies of other projects within Information Technology
  • Independent work style, take initiative, resourceful
  • Solid verbal/written skills to solve team conflicts
  • Provides work direction to scrum team members
  • Facilitates team discussions; asks appropriate questions; identifies gaps in user stories and works to have them addressed; identifies assumptions; manages risk; negotiates disagreements; finds creative solutions.
  • Coordinates communication with all stakeholders regarding the velocity and progress of tasks.
  • Promotes quality and helps to ensure quality practices are followed and standards are met.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field OR equivalent experience
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to successfully direct the work of others
  • Experience in software development, data management, Infrastructure, networking, server builds, or cloud technology.
  • Working with remote team members
  • Effective consulting skills; ability to lead group to creative solutions
  • Ability to manage expectations and help product owner with scope of work
  • Familiarity with change management/release management
  • Experience working with cloud and on-premise infrastructure and networking teams
  • Experience working with software and hardware vendors
  • Basic understanding of how servers, storage, virtualization, databases, and networking function

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with Google Office Suite, MS Office Suite, Atlassian / Jira
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Set and meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed


Reporting to this position:  No direct reports, but will support 3-6 small teams and their projects


DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

No Agencies, Please
Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position


Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer  M/F/D/V


Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details Job Family Info Tech/Info Sys Pay Type Salary Telecommute % 100 Required Education High School Apply Now

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