Agile Scrum Master

  • location: Jersey City, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $68 - $78 per hour
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Agile Scrum Master

job summary:

  • The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for end-to-end management and delivery of a material change for a project of high complexity across multiple departments within a single business unit.
  • The Scrum Master facilitates the Agile methodology and activities, manages, leads and directs the work efforts of resources that are functionally aligned as part of the project team.
location: Jersey City, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $68 - 78 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors

The Scrum Master is responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution, the position specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage Project Scope
  • Leads the daily SCRUM meetings of the Agile project team and partners with the product owner to lead the team
  • Removes impediments to the ability of the team to deliver and is keenly focused on the activities and progress of the Agile project team
  • Timeline and Budget/Expenses; Obtain and align resources to key project roles; establish clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Oversight/Manage/Lead project execution, integration and implementation
  • Risk Management and Mitigation Planning
  • Readiness/Change Adoption/Stakeholder Management
  • Quality Assurance, ensure that all applicable change requirements are satisfied; Acts as the primary point of contact and integration for the project.

Required Skills

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certified with 3 5 years prior Lean Agile Scrum Master experience
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong people management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to promote self-organizing and Agile practices through empowering and enabling the teams always seeking continuous improvement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities for concurrent initiatives effectively
  • Familiar with distributed and web-based applications
  • Proficient in JIRA, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project
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Desired Skills

  • Experience in managing multiple Scrum teams and working with multiple lines of business.
  • Previous GWIM technology experience is a plus

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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