SCRUM Master

  • location: Denver, CO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65 - $73 per hour

job description

SCRUM Master

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is hiring and we're looking for someone like YOU to join our team! If you are seeking a new opportunity, looking to grow in your career, or you know someone who is - we want to hear from you! Take a look at the below opportunity, or feel free to visit RandstadUSA.com to view and apply to any of our open roles.

Responsible for overseeing all task activities assigned to the Scrum team are performed in a timely manner with minimal technical debt, while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

Will interface with client personnel and use oral and written communications skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders.

Will lead a Scrum team to perform planning, development and testing on a large software development, implementation and integration project.

Conduct all Scrum related activities, including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective and client demos. Interface with product owners on an active basis to manage product backlog and sprint activities.

Remove obstacles and manage risks to enable team efficiency and effectiveness. Ensure all scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported on a daily basis.

Must have experience managing software development projects, preferable managing or performing software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach.

PMI-ACP, Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) or Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred. Ability to apply scrum estimation techniques to software development efforts, leadership and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills.

- Support agile based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form. Participate and support development and software delivery. This may include the following:

- Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting

- Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress

- Maintain process documentation

- Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility

- Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.

- Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice

- Support the development managers and project leads as necessary

- Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

- Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition

- Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal

- Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution

- Empower the teams to self-organize

- Improve the productivity of the sprint teams

- Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable

- Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable platform dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project user stories and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters

- Adapting project scope, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks

 
location: Denver, Colorado
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 73 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsible for overseeing all task activities assigned to the Scrum team are performed in a timely manner with minimal technical debt, while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

Will interface with client personnel and use oral and written communications skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders.

Will lead a Scrum team to perform planning, development and testing on a large software development, implementation and integration project.

Conduct all Scrum related activities, including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective and client demos. Interface with product owners on an active basis to manage product backlog and sprint activities.

Remove obstacles and manage risks to enable team efficiency and effectiveness. Ensure all scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported on a daily basis.

Must have experience managing software development projects, preferable managing or performing software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach.

PMI-ACP, Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) or Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred. Ability to apply scrum estimation techniques to software development efforts, strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills.

- Support agile based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form. Participate and support development and software delivery. This may include the following:

- Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting

- Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress

- Maintain process documentation

- Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility

- Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.

- Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice

- Support the development managers and project leads as necessary

- Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

- Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition

- Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal

- Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution

- Empower the teams to self-organize

- Improve the productivity of the sprint teams

- Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable

- Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable platform dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project user stories and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters

- Adapting project scope, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 11 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Scrum Master
  • Agile Methodology

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