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Scrum Master

SkillStorm is seeking a Scrum Master for our client in Jacksonville, FL OR Plano, TX OR Newark, DE OR Charlotte NC. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Responsibilities:

  • Coaches the team in the agile process and helps apply the principles
  • Coordinates and facilitates scrum team ceremonies including daily stand-ups, story grooming sessions, and retrospectives (meetings start at 8:30 ET to accommodate both US and India participants)
  • Helps the team break down stories into a manageable amount of work
  • Ensure team stays on track to meet goals and objectives
  • Acts as the voice of the team and protects the team from outside influence and distractions
  • Manages, resolves, and escalates team level impediments as appropriate
  • Reports team plans, results and issues and tracks scrum team performance
  • Takes accountability for the health of the team and drives for continuous improvement
  • Coordinates estimation of initiative projects
  • Attends prioritization and integration meetings
  • Works with release management team to ensure that the team deliverables meet RM requirements
  • Participates in production deployment and communicates status
  • Performs triage for any defect identified in relation to scrum team deployment

Skill Set:

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • 3+ years Agile experience required (Scaled Agile certification required)
  • Experience writing Agile features and stories
  • Proficiency in JIRA
  • Competency with writing SQL, preferably Oracle SQL
  • Familiarity with both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and drive consensus amongst business and tech partners in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft OS and proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Over 7 years of applicable experience
  • Experience working with virtual teams (e.g. onshore/offshore model) is a plus

Location:

  • Preference is for position to be fulfilled in Jacksonville, Florida where team is located
  • Position can also be filled in the following secondary locations – Plano, TX, Newark, DE, and Charlotte, NC

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