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Software Development ScrumMaster - Exciting Contract to Hire job // North Austin

  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Salary:
    58 $ - 63 $ / Hour
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  • Category:
    Project Manager
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Modis is currently seeking a hands-on ScrumMaster with Software Development knowledge/experience for an exceptional contract to hire job opportunity with our global investment management client, located in the North Austin area.
Our client is a large investment management and brokerage firm, with more than 15,000 employees worldwide.  This ScrumMaster will be joining a globally dispersed group, and will be leading multiple scrum teams through web-based portal development initiatives.
We are seeking a hands-on ScrumMaster who has had experience leading software development scrum teams, and who understands App/Dev environments (APIs, Systems integration, continuous integration & delivery, etc).
Primary Responsibilities will include:
- Serving as the ScrumMaster for 2-3 smaller scale Agile development teams, spread across multiple locations.
- Working in a hands-on role to drive a steady stream of user stories and requirements from the business (this is not a hands-on coding role).
- Obtaining design commitments from the architectural group.
- Taking on additional “project management” tasks, such as planning for releases and conducting reporting for executive management.
- Facilitating the core Agile ceremonies (sprint planning, daily stand-up) for the team
- Working in lock-step with the Product Owner (PO) for product demo, retrospectives, backlog grooming, etc
- Establishing timelines for sprint deliverables, assisting with work-task and subtask breakdowns, and story-pointing activities
- Documenting in Jira (estimated vs.  actual timelines, issue tracking)
- Identifying, understanding, and removing impediments to the team’s success
- Ensuring the team adheres to Scrum principles
Required Qualifications & Experience
- Required Bachelor of Science in a Computer Science or MIS field.
- 3+ years as a ScrumMaster for software development teams
- Experienced with enterprise-scale software development, including Continuous Integration & Delivery (CICD)
- Agile / Scrum Certifications are highly preferred, but not mandatory for consideration
If interested in this or other ScrumMaster job opportunities available through Modis in the Austin area, please apply today with your most recent resume and contact information – or visit our website at to view any number of the IT jobs we have with our 70+ locations!
Local candidates are preferred for face to face / in-person final interviews.  Candidates wishing to apply from outside this area are welcome to do so; however, interviewing expenses and relocation assistance is not offered.
Hourly rates on a W2 basis range from $58-$63/ hour on a W2 basis, and include multiple options for employee benefits through Modis, plus a 401K match!  

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