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Scrum Master

About the company:

LibreDigital, the leading developer of e-distribution and marketing technologies for publishers, enables publishers to manage and market digital content, providing a web-based warehouse and distribution platform for six of the top ten book publishers and over 175 newspapers and periodicals. Our solutions allow publishers to store and secure digital content in any form, and to deliver content on-demand to any marketplace or device – including the Apple iBookstore, the Blio eReader, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble nook, Sony Reader and many more. LibreDigital has been recognized as one of the “Fast 50” companies in Austin and was ranked One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2009 Technology Fast 500™. LibreDigital has strong leadership and a fast-paced, challenging and exciting culture. We are highly innovative and passionately driven to continue creating bleeding-edge technologies to help change the way that people read. Founded in 1999 as Newsstand, we have over 130 employees operating in Austin, New York and London. With the transition to LibreDigital in 2008, we are truly operating like a start-up, with the experience under our belts to help guide our success. For more information, visit www.libredigital.com. Twitter: @LibreDigital.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Technical Project Manager to work as Scrum Master under the guidance of the Director of Development to assist in the frequent, successful delivery of key product releases. Our fast-paced environment demands that the candidate be flexible, organized, a quick learner, good communicator, a champion for the team, and a leader.

Major Responsibilities:

• Serve a product development team as Scrum Master
• Spearhead communication with project stakeholders (Program Management, Operations, Product Management), minimizing team disruptions
• Oversee and update agile tracking systems to ensure transparency to stakeholders
• Ensure the delivery of on-time, high-quality, on-budget projects
• Coordinate the priorities of multiple concurrent projects, demonstrating responsiveness to changing priorities while maintaining team productivity
• Proactively communicate schedule and scope changes within the team and outside of the team
• Deliver outstanding value to our customers
• Deliver customer satisfaction and loyalty

Requirements:

Please apply only if you meet these requirements
• 2+ years technical project management experience – strong preference for Scrum or other agile development process
• Demonstrated aptitude in leading software development projects, preferably in a product company
• Demonstrated history of successful relationships within a team environment
• Strong leadership, mediation and negotiation skills
• Familiarity with project management methodology, techniques and skills required to effectively manage scope, schedule, costs, communication, resources, quality and risk
• Strong verbal and organizational skills
• Strong analysis, problem-solving and teamwork skills
• BA/BS in Computer Science or related field

Important: please submit resume + cover letter which highlights your skill set match and expression of interest in this particular position. Not looking for recruiters or folks that are submitting resumes in blanket fashion.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. Principals only .

Qualified applicants, please send your resume and job specific cover letter to recruitingmgr@libredigital.com

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