Healthcare Scrum Master/Agile Coach (PMI-ACP) with agile, scrum, Jira and child care licensing/regulatory systems experience

Job ID: TX-52919074 (912590916)

Healthcare Scrum Master/Agile Coach (PMI-ACP) with agile, scrum, Jira and child care licensing/regulatory systems experience

Location: Austin TX (HHSC)
Duration: 11 months

Minimum Requirements:
Years Required/Preferred Experience
10 Required Experience with general IT SDLC processes.
8 Required Skilled in managing risks and issues.
8 Required Skilled in conflict resolution and removing team impediments.
8 Required Possess strong verbal and written skills in communicating with peers and different levels of users including executive staff.
8 Required Skilled in creating communication channels between the team, product owner and stakeholder.
5 Required Skilled in working on agile projects utilizing scrum.
5 Required Skilled in facilitating meetings (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective).
5 Required Skilled in coaching agile practices to team member and business unit stakeholders.
5 Required Skilled in agile estimating, planning and forecasting.
2 Required Experienced in establishing a sprint backlog.
2 Preferred Skilled in the use of Jira for tracking agile projects.
2 Preferred Business analysis skillset.
1 Preferred Experience with Health and Human services.
1 Preferred Experience with regulatory systems.
1 Preferred Experience managing multiple projects with child care licensing.
1 Preferred Scrum alliance certified scrum master or PMI agile certification (PMI-ACP).

The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one (1) Project Manager hereafter referred to as Worker, who meets the general qualification of Project Manager 2 in Emerging Technology and the specifications outlined in this document for Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) System.

The Project Manager is an Information Technology (IT) position that will manage the implementation of enhancements to the Childcare Licensing Automated Support System (CLASS) resulting from the Foster Care litigation suit. The court ordered changes include a requirement for the development of an external storage solution, which will provide access to all files obtained during the course of an inspection or investigation. This position will establish the project scope and schedule, establish agile sprint cycles, manage risks and issues, and provide project status reports to executive leadership regarding the system changes related to the court orders. If applicable, the enhancements to the system will be coordinated to coincide with implementation of CCL "Rule" changes. The project is expected to produce several deployments throughout fiscal years 2021 and 2022.

The worker will be responsible for managing the initiative as an agile project using scrum. The worker must possess good communication and organizational skills that are critical for the success of the project. The worker must be skilled with risk management and mitigation to balance requirements, scope, and issues while delivering a successful project. The worker will need to possess good mediation skills for dealing with business units with conflicting requirements. The worker must demonstrate past successful projects where the worker guided and a team through a similar project


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