Our client is looking for a Scrum Master to join their team. This is a direct hire opportunity.
- Coach teams on the basics of Agile.
- Uphold Agile values and principles; facilitating Agile ceremonies.
- Focus teams to derive and deliver highest business value.
- Foster motivating culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
- Coordinate across other teams, informally and formally, i.e. Scrum of Scrums.
- Continuously improve iteration delivery, quality, and flow.
- Track and communicate health of iterations.
- Collect and utilize iteration metrics.
- Resolve and/or escalate impediments to help your team deliver.
- Serve as a filter to remove impediments to progress as identified by the team and shield team from external interference.
- Facilitate the team’s management resolution and escalation of blockers.
- Facilitate iteration structure with Agile Practices.
- Facilitate story level collaboration between tech teams and product owners.
- Develop high performing and self-organizing/refining teams.
- Enforce and defend the ‘rights’ of the team members.
- Ensure sustainable pace and optimize output.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer-related field, or equivalent work experience.
- 7+ years of experience in Agile coaching/training or as a Scrum Master.
- 5+ years of experience across SDLC phases.
- Experience with work management tools (i.e., JIRA, Version One, Aha, MS Project, etc.).
- Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) preferred, but not required.
- Certified Team Coach (CTC) or Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) a plus.
- Solid understanding of software development and Dev/Ops.
- Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches and demonstrate value-add principals to the team.
- Must be able to ensure Agile concepts and principles are adhered to, provide a voice of reason and authority, and make the tough calls.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to shifting priorities.
- Ability to interact with all levels of individuals, both internally and externally.