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Scrum Master

Ref: US_EN_6_971583_1338153

Posted on 13 May 2020
Job Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Contract Type
Contractor
Category
Information Systems

Scrum Master

TOP REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years of IT experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Coach, and/or Systems/Business Analyst
  • 1+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)

INTERVIEW PROCESS: 2 Rounds of interview over webex. Video is optional, but preferred.

The Scrum Master will facilitate execution without coercion, assigning, or dictating work and will remove impediments, or assist the team in doing so, to allow the team to achieve their sprint and/or PI objectives. They will work to establish a trusting and safe team environment where problems can be addressed without blame or judgment with a focus on problem solving, and will foster a "learn by doing" environment. They act as a servant leader, lead by example, and always protect the team.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of IT experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Coach, and/or Systems/Business Analyst.
  • 1+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
  • 1+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects
  • Experience acting as a Scrum Master for multiple distributed scrum teams
  • Experience leading agile/scrum adoption at the team level
  • Experience with Agile Management tools (e.g. Agile Central, JIRA, VersionOne)
  • Experience artfully applying multiple software development frameworks (e.g. waterfall, iterative, agile) to enable more efficiently delivering software
  • Understanding of the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Understanding of fundamentals of DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Accept Test Drive Development (ATDD)
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken form
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Industry Certification(s): Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management
  • Lean Methodology Certification(s)
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience practically implementing or executing within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Kanban experience
  • Ability to lead and influence large matrix teams both on and off-shore
  • Experience with DevOps (Acceptance Test Driven Development , Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Service Oriented Architecture)
  • Successful in obtaining results in a large corporate (Fortune 200), heavily matrixed environment
  • Participation in industry Agile communities of practice

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