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Agile Scrum Master (Closed)

SkillStorm is seeking a Scrum Master for our client in Jersey City, New Jersey. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Description:

  • Responsible for leading the Agile team and applying Scrum to achieve business value
  • Facilitate Scrum routines and corresponding with management as needed
  • Execute on Enterprise Change Management requirements
  • Work with the Agile team to remove impediments
  • Proficiency in using Jira for managing project deliverables
  • Manage governance routines that daily/ weekly routines, tollgates, program increment preparation, updating project repositories and required documentation.
  • Create, maintain and execute project plans
  • Integrate with project, technology and business partners to manage the projects and be proactive in gathering status updates from partners, while minimizing impact
  • Facilitate communication, influence and negotiate both vertically and horizontally to obtain agreement between partners
  • Establish and provide supporting documentation for governance routines
  • Establish status templates and weekly status update routines
  • Scrum Master Certification is preferred Experience with Scrum master, Agile, Jira
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and framework (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Ability to lead and influence team in adopting the Agile principles
  • Ability to ensure the correct use of Scrum process.
  • Ability to manage complex project(s) simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to foster strong collaboration among team members and help team solve problems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills analytical and presentation skills; ability to synthesize complex data into actionable presentations / reports and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities without sacrificing quality or timelines
  • Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills
  • High level of credibility with executives and business partners; demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate, and drive to results
  • High level understanding of Client Enterprise Change Standards is a plus
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • 5+ years’ experience in Agile; Project management experience

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