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Scrum Master (Closed)

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

Job Description:

  • The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for end-to-end management and delivery of a material change for a project of high complexity across multiple departments within a single business unit.
  • The Scrum Master facilitates the Agile methodology and activities, manages, leads and directs the work efforts of resources that are functionally aligned as part of the project team.
  • The Scrum Master is responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution, the position specific responsibilities include:
  • Manage Project Scope
  • Leads the daily SCRUM meetings of the Agile project team and partners with the product owner to lead the team
  • Removes impediments to the ability of the team to deliver and is keenly focused on the activities and progress of the Agile project team
  • Timeline and Budget/Expenses; Obtain and align resources to key project roles; establish clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Oversight/Manage/Lead project execution, integration and implementation
  • Risk Management and Mitigation Planning
  • Readiness/Change Adoption/Stakeholder Management
  • Quality Assurance, ensure that all applicable change requirements are satisfied; Acts as the primary point of contact and integration for the project

Required Skills:

  • Strong relationship, verbal and written communication, teambuilding, and influencing skills
  • Strong Technology Project Management experience
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile SDLC Methodologies
  • Mobile or eCommerce technology background
  • Analytical experience – ability to interpret business requirements into technical solutions, issue resolution, risk mitigation and avoidance
  • Experience with forecasting and financial analysis to ensure proper resource allocation is maintained to support efforts within funding limits
  • Experienced in implementing concurrent technology projects on-time and on-budget
  • Skilled experience with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of core banking functions, processes and operations
  • Ability to triage lower environment and production issues
  • Familiarity with UX management and processes
  • PMP certification