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Scrum Master

Location: Franklin, TN

Job Type: Perm

Our client is looking for a Scrum Master to join their team. This is a direct hire opportunity.

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

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