Scrum Master

Location: REMOTE
Description:

Our client is currently seeking a Scrum Master to join their team.


Location: 100% Remote

Duration: Contract of 1+ years


Responsibilities:

  • Teach stakeholders, product owners, and development team members the mechanics and value of the scrum framework, along with value-driven product development techniques.
  • Facilitate effective working sessions and team ceremonies as desired by team (e.g., vision, roadmap, release planning, sprint review, retrospective, sprint planning, story mapping, etc.).
  • Train the team to conduct effective daily stand-up meetings focused on attaining the sprint goal.
  • Facilitate focused team retrospectives aimed at helping the team identify opportunities for improvement with a plan of action.
  • Coach product owners in best practices for managing stakeholder relationships, as well as maintaining and organizing an effective product backlog.
  • Teach and mentor organization in writing effective user stories.
  • Facilitate the definition of done negotiations that enable higher product quality through better extreme programming behaviors and DevOps practices (TDD/CI/CD).
  • Coach team members in agile estimation techniques aimed at generating effective team discussions and valuable, working software every sprint.
  • Coach team members on daily application of the Agile Manifesto's 12 principles and provide guidance on correcting anti-patterns and issues made visible by the scrum framework.
  • Facilitate consensus-building activities and conflict resolution in order to improve team effectiveness.
  • Frequently assess the scrum maturity of the team and organization in order to coach the team and organization to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Proactively conduct one-on-one conversations with team members focused on building trust, identifying coaching opportunities, and improving overall team cohesion and morale.
  • Proactively and reactively remove impediments to the team and elevate awareness of any organizational impediments discovered. Ensure root causes are effectively identified and addressed.
  • Partner with Agile thought-leaders to explore and become involved in opportunities for improvement across the scrum teams and company as a whole.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field required; in lieu of a degree, 6+ years of relevant experience may be considered; Master's degree is a plus
  • At least 5 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Experience implementing LESS or NEXUS frameworks
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) with Scrum Alliance required; Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) or Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is a plus, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP-SM) preferred
  • Must have familiarity with common and complex Agile practices, software development environments, and industry best practices; experience with Systems Thinking and Lean Startup is a plus
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures as well as knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with a high comfort level presenting to a variety of audiences, including senior management. Communication is critical.
  • Strong teaching, coaching, mentoring skills as well as conflict resolution skills
  • Working knowledge of Kanban boards, scrum of scrums, and effective value-driven backlog management practices
  • Basic knowledge of and some experience with visual/graphic facilitation (sketching skills)


Contact: vausted@judge.com
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Company
The Judge Group
Posted
10/14/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$80,000.00 - 109,000.00
per Year
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Location
Atlanta, GA 30383, US
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