Scrum Master- Bloomfield, CT

  • location: Bloomfield, CT
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $48 per hour
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Scrum Master- Bloomfield, CT

job summary:
The Scrum Master is respolible for:

  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Ability to work with at least two teams as Scrum Master
  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Assess and coach the team to higher levels of Agile maturity, at a sustainable and comfortable pace for the team and organization
  • Remove impediments or guide the team on how to remove them
  • Coach teams on how to self-organize, and fill in gaps in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Facilitate the Agile ceremonies necessary to help the team succeed
  • Help a team account for items committed; make sure no items are neglected or not accounted for
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Expect to also be a team contributor in some aspect
location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Passionate about technology, and is always looking to further their personal knowledge and expertise
  • Comfortable executing against tasks that are occasionally ambiguous, but works independently to seek out needed information
  • Is not the type to wait for others to tell them "what to do next", but who proactively looks to fill their work queue
  • Enjoys working in a team of high performers, who hold each other accountable to perform to their very best
  • Does not shy away from opportunities for 'constructive confrontation' and both provide and take feedback with team members
  • Works well as an internal and external team representative

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related discipline and at least six, typically eight or more years related experience as a project team member of which at least two year have been in a leadership position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to work with a number of strong personalities on behalf of your team
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the Agile Scrum framework
  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
  • Able to demonstrate that you worked with at least one team and increased its effectiveness
  • Able to network across a large organization to facilitate team needs
  • Strong leadership, time management, and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience promoting Agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, etc.
  • A four year college degree or work equivalent
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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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