Senior Scrum Master - IT
The Senior Scrum Master is responsible for working with multiple and or larger scale teams for Agile based processes. Incumbents work with greater independence and lead the effort to drive solutions to complete issues with multiple teams. This role works closely with other scrum masters, product owners, team members and management in accordance with the Agile framework. With minimal supervision the candidate will: Ensures the Team is fully functional and productive, shielding them from external interfaces. Exemplifies a servant leadership style; role models situations and behaviors for their teams to include: Removing barriers and impediments that are preventing the team from completing work. Captures metrics to monitor Team and project health (Burn-Down Chart, velocity, etc.); Mentoring Team members and promotes Agile thinking, ensures adherence to the process.
location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
Performs the following Agile practices and processes to ensure the integrity of the Agile framework:
Facilitates estimation activities (story points, Planning Poker)
Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner
Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner; Ensures artifact quality
Captures and track impediments, risks and dependencies until resolution;
Updates teams improvement backlog with commitments from the Retrospective
Completes and shares the team?s Commitment report and End of Sprint Report based on the Demo and Product Owner acceptance.
Required Qualifications: Graduation from a four -year college or university or 7 years experience in lieu of a degree.5+ years experience with project concepts and practices. Work experience in addition to degree: 3+ years of Scrum Master experience. Scrum Master certification (CSM).
skills: Preferred Qualifications: Experience moving teams and organizations from waterfall to Agile methodologies. Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills. Interacts effectively with others at all levels of the organization; makes persuasive and informative presentations. If you have had any responsibility for or participation in judicial, administrative, regulatory or other oversight proceedings involving Client or any of its affiliates, please identify the agency or department, the dates of your employment, and the nature of your responsibilities, including a list of any proceedings involving Client or any of its affiliates. NOTE: Only answer this question if you have worked with the government or other agency involved with Client oversight.
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