Avanade Inc. Program Manager / Scrum Master in Madrid, Spain

Avanade Spain are recruiting for an experienced Agile and Scrum professional with proven experience in Program/Project Management. You should have previous experience of working as Product /Program Manager in several projects and have significant recent Agile experience during the last years (preferably Scrum). You should be able to manage international customer environments and to work seamlessly with both technical and business roles.


Essential Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in a Program Manager role

  • Any Scrum certification

  • Nexus (preferably) or other Scaled Scrum frameworks.

  • Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team.

  • Understand fundamentals of iterative development

  • Understand fundamentals of software development processes and procedures

  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team

  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics

  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition

  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices.

  • Planning Scrum implementations within an organization.

  • Helping customers and stakeholders to understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development.

  • Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.

Desirable Roles (Nice to Have)

  • Proven Management experience.

  • On-shore, near-shore, off-shore project experience.

  • Familiarity in how to behave in a complex international customer environment.

  • Clear understanding of Agile and DevOps concepts, practices and tools.

  • Clear understanding of the differences between traditional and agile metrics and the importance of both.

Successful candidates should be fluent in Spanish and English.

Requisition ID - 46022

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

Category: Delivery Management