Senior IT Scrum Master

  • location: Plano, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $68 per hour

job description

Senior IT Scrum Master

job summary:
A client of ours in Plano, Texas is looking for a Senior IT Scrum Master for a contract to possible hire opportunity. Qualified candidates will have the following qualifications:

Job Description:

Serves as a facilitator for product owners and development teams currently using Scrum development methodology to self-organize and make development changes quickly while delivering value to customers. Engages in Servant Leadership and manages the Scrum process through effective guidance, coaching, and education, and through removal of impediments to team progress. Supports and educates the product owner; particularly with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.

Job Duties:

- Facilitates seamless collaboration and maximizes team performance across multiple technical and/or non-technical teams to ensure rapid delivery of products and timeline achievement of goals.

- Ensures cross team coordination.

- Removes impediments to team progress whether internal to the team or organizational in nature.

- Escalates impediments to facilitate rapid resolution and supports efforts to resolve systemic impediments that continually block teams within their organization.

- Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.

- Ensures effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams; schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings, and ensures appropriate status tools, radiators, and reports are produced in order to effectively provide transparency on team's (or multiple teams') progress/productivity.

- Acts as a technical resource on Agile methodology to development teams, product owners, and management.

- Participates in Scrum Master Community of practice and mentors other Scrum Masters.

- For technology related efforts, understands release-when ready, test-driven development, continuous integration, product demonstration and other technical engineering practices and guides team on leveraging them.

- Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.

- Ensures effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams.

- Schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings, and ensures appropriate documentation and reports are produced in order to effectively monitor progress/productivity.

- Acts as a technical resource on Agile methodology to development teams, product owners, and management.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree

4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Minimum Experience:

6 or more years of relevant experience in process improvement, project management, or business/requirements analysis with at least 2 years as a Scrum Master or working in a similar role in a lean or Scrum environment.

Advanced knowledge of multiple agile delivery methodologies.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Top tools:

Experienced with Agile, Jira, Safe, prefer banking experience

 
location: Plano, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Facilitates seamless collaboration and maximizes team performance across multiple technical and/or non-technical teams to ensure rapid delivery of products and timeline achievement of goals.

- Ensures cross team coordination.

- Removes impediments to team progress whether internal to the team or organizational in nature.

- Escalates impediments to facilitate rapid resolution and supports efforts to resolve systemic impediments that continually block teams within their organization.

- Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.

- Ensures effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams; schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings, and ensures appropriate status tools, radiators, and reports are produced in order to effectively provide transparency on team's (or multiple teams') progress/productivity.

- Acts as a technical resource on Agile methodology to development teams, product owners, and management.

- Participates in Scrum Master Community of practice and mentors other Scrum Masters.

- For technology related efforts, understands release-when ready, test-driven development, continuous integration, product demonstration and other technical engineering practices and guides team on leveraging them.

- Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.

- Ensures effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams.

- Schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings, and ensures appropriate documentation and reports are produced in order to effectively monitor progress/productivity.

- Acts as a technical resource on Agile methodology to development teams, product owners, and management.

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Scrum Master
  • JIRA
  • Agile Methodology

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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