Scrum Project Manager
HQ, Lyndhurst, NJ

Join Sapphire Digital today and help us to empower everyone to shop for their health care like an expert. There are no companies better positioned to do this than Sapphire Digital and we’re looking for passionate product professionals to execute on this mission.

We do this by creating an efficient health care marketplace for consumers – making them aware of the cost, quality, and availability of health care provider options. We bring together the pieces needed for consumers to become experts – actionable data, digital tools, analytics, search algorithms and cash incentives, saving them meaningful dollars in the process. We deliver these capabilities to America’s health plans, an enterprise market that we see as the best opportunity to affect the greatest amount of change in health care.

Sapphire Digital is looking for a Scrum Project Manager, a critical role in understanding the performance of multiple Client Delivery Team, including their velocity, capacity, blockers, and issue management. She/he will work directly with the functional management of the Configuration, Quality Assurance, and Implementation Managers to consolidate reporting against company success metrics and the client release schedule. She/he will be responsible for ensuring team capacity is balanced to allow for the teams to perform at their highest capacity and drive relentless improvement.

In this position, you'll be responsible for:

  • Supporting the various Scrum teams
  • Tracking and analyzing team performance over the course of sprints and release cycles to determine team velocity, cadence, and issues with work completion
  • Producing executive dashboards and reports to communicate the health of the teams to leadership; creates and maintains any additional documentation to improve the teams’ performance metrics
  • Creating and maintaining of the JIRA Portfolio release plans and supporting metrics
  • Communicating directly with stakeholders (Configuration, Quality Assurance, Implementation management) to escalate risk, resolve impediments and drive relentless improvement
  • Managing and optimizing the value and work load of teams through the use of various tools, including but not limited to: JIRA, Portfolio, Kanban Boards
  • Adhering to the client release calendar, coordinating across multiple disciplines and their work cycles (configuration, QA, engineering, data services) to ensure dependencies are identified and scheduled in a priority order
  • Encouraging collaboration and coordinate periodic synchronization meetings with the appropriate team members
  • Driving relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops, addressing areas of improvement across teams
  • Understanding the Sapphire Digital product suite

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • Demonstrates high-level technical understanding of business requirements as they pertain to Lean and Agile methodologies, Project Management principles, and the software engineering project lifecycle
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing, presenting, listening, and facilitating, including experience presenting to work effort participants, stakeholders and all levels of management
  • Proven track record meeting project timelines and successfully delivering work packages on time
  • Proven track record of managing project teams to meet aggressive timelines and requirement targets
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a faced paced, start-up/entrepreneurial environment with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think creatively and have an innovative mindset
  • Strives to succeed when working as part of a dynamic team
  • Develops strong relationships built on mutual respect and a focus on continuous improvement
  • Outstanding time management and organization skills
  • Ability to think strategically and understand the end game
  • To perform this job successfully, this individual should have knowledge of expert knowledge of: Google, JIRA, Portfolio and SalesForce
  • Essential to have fluency with Microsoft Office Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A. / B. S.) from four-year college or university; and four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Sapphire Digital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected class, including without limitation, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, and disability. If you need assistance or an accommodation in the hiring process we're more than happy to accommodate.