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Agile Scrum Master

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

Description:

  • Manages multiple related and interdependent projects and technology change initiatives specific to corporate change initiatives that have significant impact on how the company does business, provides a product or service, or executes a function. Project responsibility requires responsibility for staff and budget. Communicates, influences and negotiates both vertically and horizontally to obtain or leverage necessary resources. Ability to analyze present-state, developing alternative future-state approaches and facilitating implementation. Creates a clear, coherent approach to guide effective program/initiative setup, execution, and control. Ensures clearly defined responsibilities and accountability for key program/project roles. Demonstrates knowledge of end-to-end business process into program planning and deciding processes. Develop, maintain, and report on an overall integrated delivery plan. Management experience with small teams. Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Business centric mindset with ability to utilize sound business judgment and tailor approach to drive optimal business outcomes. May or may not manage employees. Typically 3+ plus years of project management support experience. Able to manage in a hybrid environment of Waterfall/Agile.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and monitors the Scrum process from initiation through delivery.
  • Serve as a liaison between the product owners and development team to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Maintains product backlog.
  • Removes or addresses process impediments.
  • Mentoring and coaching Scrum teams to instill agile values and principles and lead by example
  • Facilitating productivity by removing impediments team will encounter, mediating through conflicts, helping team to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles
  • Coordinating across other agile teams for complex projects
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc..)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness.
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done.
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project.

Job Requirements:

  • Overall 7+ years of IT working experience in SDLC processes
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, relationship and negotiating skills
  • Ability to build relationships across the enterprise with Lines of Businesses, Technology, and Business where relevant
  • Takes ownership of day to day issues and escalations and brings issues to resolution.
  • Experience in working in large global complex matrix organizations
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Candidate must have Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification from Scrum Alliance or Scrum.org etc.

Years of experience required:

  • 5-7

Top 3 required IT/Technical skill-sets:

  • JIRA, Agile Foundations, PMI

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