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Scrum Master

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

Job Description:

  • Core Technology Infrastructure Organization:
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.
  • Part of a cross functional team responsible for delivering Bank of America's network automation strategy. The Scrum Master is expected to facilitate the scrum process, routines, and communications. This individual, acting as a servant leader, increases team efficiency, motivates the agile team, removes impediments, and oversees changes that will ensure quality and timely execution, while ensuring that the definition of done is understood and followed. The ideal candidate is a passionate Scrum Master who enjoys leading agile teams and contributing to a skill group with like-minded agile professionals. Facilitate Scrum routines i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives. Collaborates with Product owner and development team member’s to prioritize and define stories using JIRA. Coordinates the work between onshore based in US and offshore team based in India. Integrate with project, technology and business partners to manage the projects and be proactive in gathering status updates from partners, while minimizing impact. Able to influence and negotiate both vertically and horizontally to obtain agreement between partners. Ensures the team has a healthy Product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the Product Owner). Provides visibility into the Agile team’s delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders. Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities

Required Skills:

  • 5-7 years of experience in technology and serving as a hands on Scrum Master. Working knowledge of Lean Agile SDLC processes and deliverables. Working knowledge Application Lifecycle Management. Hands-on experience with Jira. Experience in education at all levels of management within the agile framework (portfolio, program, team). Experience in education and demonstrating facilitation of core agile practices including but not limited to: Kanban Scrum Feature and story backlog prioritization and refinement Release planning (Program Increment) Excellent analysis and troubleshooting skills Proficient with Microsoft Office suite. Process oriented and detailed oriented Positive attitude and open to feedback Excellent written and verbal communication skills Willingness to be accountable for meeting all deliverable dates for task assignments Ability to foster strong collaboration among team members and help team solve problems. Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex fast paced environment without sacrificing quality or timelines.

Desired Skills:

  • SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification is a BIG PLUS Knowledge or development experience in languages such as: o Java o ASP.Net o C / C++
  • Familiarity with Virtual Infrastructure o Virtual Machines o Hypervisors such as Xen / KVM / VMWare
  • Container experience with Docker / Kubernetes or OpenShift
  • Knowledge of networks o IP Addressing o Routing / Switching o Cisco Network Platforms o Firewalls and Security Appliances
  • Agile tools (Jira, Jenkins, Bitbucket)

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