IT Agile Manager

Job Locations US-Remote
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

World Travel Holdings is seeking for an experienced, remote IT Agile Manager to help us deliver innovative solutions that make leisure travel more accessible and fun. The ideal candidate that has an excellent understanding of agile software development practices such as Scrum, Kanban, and Feature Driven Development with a highly effective ability to lead cross functional Scrum Teams.

 

About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, resort vacations, car rentals, resort day passes and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of private-label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Chorley, England. For more information, visit WorldTravelHoldings.com.

 

We are proud to be named: 

  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces by Achievers
  • Top 500 America's Best Midsize Employer by Forbes 
  • Top Workplace in South Florida by Sun Sentinel

Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with VP of Software Engineering and Scrum teams to develop and monitor project plans, risk mitigation plans, and project documentation from scope to post implementation
  • Ensure Scrum teams are completing project documentation and deliverables on budget, within scope, and in accordance with standards
  • Responsible for the team of Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, and Application Operational Support teams
  • Train, mentor, and support the agile/scrum teams to effectively follow agile methodology
  • Monitor progress and performance while helping the teams to make continual improvements
  • Bring a data-driven approach to decision making, both in day-to-day activities and when helping others make strategic trade-offs
  • Foster collaboration through Scrum of Scrums to improve communication and remove impediments and dependencies
  • Provide spirited, positive leadership, challenge obsolete practices and question accepted truths
  • Facilitate effective communications between all parties involved in the project and/or work efforts. This will include meetings, correspondence, status reports and other documentation
  • Lead or act as a key contributor to Change Management, Performance Management and Release Management processes
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business, or related field required
  • 8+ Years of relevant project leadership experience
  • 3+ years as a Scrum Master
  • Familiarity with project management in one or more IT functional areas a plus, but not required
  • Project Management certification a plus, but not required. Emphasis is on demonstrated use of PMP, Scrum, Agile, etc.
  • Working knowledge of agile methodology such as Scrum or Kanban to deliver end to end solutions
  • Working knowledge of agile tools required. Prefer Scrumwise, but intimate understanding of tools such as Jira, Trello, Scrumwise and demonstrated ability to learn a new tool accepted
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be a resident and live in a US state. We do not currently hire in AK, CA, HI, KY, ND, OH, OR, and PA

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