Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master

  • location: Alpharetta, GA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $65 - $71.50 per hour
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Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master

job summary:
As a Scrum Master, you will lead key initiatives to deliver project objectives for medium to large sized agile projects. The Scrum Master is essential to facilitating sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives and demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders. The Scrum Master position is responsible for coaching and assisting key business users (product owners) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization.

As part of the Client's Technology Services team, you will mentor teams and ensure the best use of scrum process.

 
location: Alpharetta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $65.00 - 71.50 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Reach out to the organization network to remove impediments before they become blockers

- Track metrics of team progress, productivity and use the metrics to help the team get better

- Collaborate closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to facilitate release management across teams to coordinate release scheduling

- Provide all support to the team using servant leadership and leading by example

- Understand technical nature of the issues to be able to help resolve the impediments

- Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching the team for higher levels of maturity

- Serve as a coach while empowering team self-organization and self-management

- Cultivate robust and sustainable working relationships between business and technology teams to foster a cross-functional team environment

- Promote and evangelize Agile across the organization and coach individual team members and teams to prepare more change agents

- Make recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance effectiveness and play active role in organization agile transformation

 
qualifications:
- 3 years of experience as Scrum Master in coaching/leading teams

- Use of any scrum tool (Jira)

- Ability to drive accountability and agile adoption

- Excellent interpersonal skills to negotiate with the stakeholders and coach the teams

 
skills: - Experience with Lean and Kanban process improvements

- Experience working on infrastructure related projects

- Exposure to Scaled Agile Framework

- Scrum Master Certification


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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