Job summary:


Title:
Scrum Master

Location:
Raleigh, NC, United States

Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or C2C


Position created on 07/16/2021 03:42 pm

Job description:


Interview Type: Skype *** Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year, expect to go for 4+ years *** Remote during covid then onsite

The scrum master or Kanban flow master coaches and advises the teams as well as leadership on desired Scrum processes, procedures, values, and interactions as well as opportunities for continuous improvement. This role strives to enabling teams to become self-organizing, cross-functional, and accountable while assisting them to achieve their Sprint plan by facilitating Scrum/Kanban/SAFe events, removing impediments, and resolving issues outside of the team's control. Resource will lead the planning and execution of development and delivery of efforts for one or more products to a high standard. Resource must be coachable, and knows how to work with Product Owners, Scrum/flow Masters, Developers, and Stakeholders. This role must execute and follow the Agile transformation strategies laid out by the Agile Transformation Coach and transformation team, work as a good team player to enable understanding, learning and behaviors in an Agile way that drives customer and business value while creating a healthy Agile team culture. This position will be responsible for managing and assisting with requirements gathering, design, development, and implementation of the Cúram/Java web-based software application on n-tier infrastructure, interfacing with various internal and external applications on variety of platforms.
This position will use Agile (Scrum, Kanban) principles to understand and execute resolution of backlog items by working closely with the Product Owner(s) and the project team(s), ensuring deliverables reflect requirements, are effective solutions and are delivered with quality. This position plays a key role in resolving business and team conflicts with active involvement in technical matters, finding gaps and ensuring Product Owner involvement in business decisions and description of the business flow. This role must demonstrate a high level of expertise in understanding and estimating work effort, collaborating to refine prioritized backlogs, facilitating Scrum ceremonies or Kanban events, and related aspects of Agile methodology.

Required Skills

  • 7 years of Strong organization and analytical thinking skills with experience turning complex business needs into user scenarios, flows, and diagrams.
  • 7 years of Strong experience understanding and implementing Agile values, principles, and practices (i.e., Kanban, Scrum) based on Team's maturity.
  • 7 years of Strong hands on experience with tools like MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • 7 years of Experience working with stakeholders for backlog item prioritization, grooming, and understanding of epic/stories/tasks
  • 7 years of Experience with JIRA to create/enhance dashboards, monitor progress of sprint/work flow, and providing statuses in timely manner.
  • 7 years of Demonstrated experience working on multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously without impact to quality of work.
  • 7 years of Experience with work breakdown and estimation, sprint planning, monitoring progress and removing impediments to deliver solutions for business needs.
  • 5 years of Strong experience using facilitation and communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • 7 years of Strong experience using risk and business impact analysis and reporting skills.
  • 4 years of Experience in gaining buy-in and support from stakeholders
  • 4 years of Experience managing, maintaining, and analyzing data to derive meaningful and actionable insights about the portfolio.
  • 4 years of Demonstrated experience using effective leadership, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • 4 years of Demonstrated experience working with planning just enough, just in time to START moving forward.
  • Certified Scrum Master or Kanban certification
  • 2 years of Experience with setup, tracking, monitoring flow and reporting in Jira

Desired Skills

  • Certified SPC or SAFe agilist in SAFe transformation

Highly desired Skills

  • Knowledge of DevOps practices
  • 2 years of Experience with JIRA Align and Portfolio Planning

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The recruiter working on this position is Louis Parker
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His/her contact email is louis.parker@msysinc.com

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