Scrum Master

  • location: Cypress, CA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $47.50 - $59.25 per hour
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Scrum Master

job summary:
Key Responsibilities:

1.Act as a Scrum Master for one or more Agile teams within a Release Train/Value Stream

2.Establish team level cadence and drive team level ceremonies (e.g. sprint planning, team backlog grooming, team retrospectives, etc.) in alignment with Program level cadences established

3.Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to the team to encourage adoption of good agile practices

4.Be a change agent and foster a "learn by doing" environment

5.Encourage and facilitate cross-team coordination and collaboration

6.Remove impediments for the team(s) and escalate as appropriate

7.Facilitate management of the scrum team's dependencies between the program team and third parties, release managers, or other scrum teams

8.Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution

9.Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on team-level progress and quality

10.Actively contribute to the company's Agile and Lean Community through participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice forums

11.Provide real time feedback to the methodology team based on experiences with software delivery teams

12.Track and manage project execution in accordance with company's solution delivery and financial management practices

13.Manage Agile team financials

location: Cypress, California
job type: Contract
salary: $47.50 - 59.25 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: No Degree Required

- 5+ years of IT experience

- 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach

- Experience with Agile Management tools (e.g. Agile Central, JIRA, VersionOne)

*** What experience will set candidates apart from one another?

a. Leads agile transformation at the team level by providing leadership, direction and coaching to the team

b. Applies agile principles and practices to drive continuous improvement

c. Facilitates agile Ceremonies (e.g. Planning, Stand ups, Retrospectives) and removes impediments

Required Qualifications:

-5+ years of IT experience

-2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach

-1+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)

-1+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects

-Experience acting as a Scrum Master for multiple distributed scrum teams

-Experience leading agile/scrum adoption at the team level

-Experience with Agile Management tools (e.g. Agile Central, JIRA, VersionOne)

-Experience artfully applying multiple software development frameworks (e.g. waterfall, iterative, agile) to enable more efficiently delivering software

-Understanding of the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team

-Understanding of fundamentals of DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Accept Test Drive Development (ATDD)

-Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition

-Understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics

-Excellent communication skills in written and spoken form

-Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

-Industry Certification(s): Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Preferred Qualifications:

-Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management

-Lean Methodology Certification(s)

-Healthcare experience

-Experience practically implementing or executing within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

-Kanban experience

-Ability to lead and influence large matrix teams both on and off-shore

-Experience with DevOps (Acceptance Test Driven Development , Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Service Oriented Architecture)

-Successful in obtaining results in a large corporate (Fortune 200), heavily matrixed environment

-Participation in industry Agile communities of practice

skills: Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Coach, Agile

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.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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