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Scrum Master

Kelly Services


Location:
Greensboro, NC
Date:
06/06/2018
2018-06-062018-07-05
Job Code:
US24R6SP_BH1446219
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Job Title Scrum Master

Jobid US24R6SP_BH1446219

Location: Greensboro, NC, 27403, USA

Description **Job Title: Scrum Master**

**"Use this link to chat with a recruiter now-** **https://flashrecruit.com/user/SomaPatanaik** **"**

**Location: GREENSBORO, NC, 27401**

**Duration: 12 months (W2 Contract)**

**Max rate- $65/ hr**

Candidate must sit in Greensboro
HM looking for a SM with experience with off-shore scrum teams
2 Step Interview Process
Contract ONLY with possibility of extension.

This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility to ensure Scrum theory, practices, and rules are understood and enacted. The Scrum Master will support two or three scrum teams within a fast-paced application development environment while adhering to Scrum principles. S/he will lead complex large scale and/or enterprise-wide Agile programs and coordinate with various program support teams.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
• Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
• Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
• Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
• Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
• Leads multiple high performing Scrum teams facilitating progress toward delivery goals using agile practices and coordinates information with other non-scrum teams involved in the project.
• Practices and promotes Lincoln’s specialized Agile/Scrum delivery methodology including managing budget and schedules for assigned programs/projects.
• Identifies dependencies and removes impediments to project progress, identifies areas of risk, and develops and implements complex mitigation plans.
• Facilitates core Agile meetings with two or three teams (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up, Demo, Retrospective and Backlog refinement).
• Develops metric reports on project status, budget, schedule, and Agile metrics such as velocity and cycle time.
• Manages internal and external communication, improves transparency, and communicates information throughout the organization.
• Leads collaboration sessions with internal clients on complex/large-scale projects to formulate creative and practical solutions to software challenges.
• Interfaces and effectively communicates with business and technical resources.
• Synchronizes with non-technical teams to deliver releases smoothly.
• Identifies key cross-functional issues and project synergies; provides guidance with complex project issues.
• Collaborates effectively with management and appropriate project stakeholders on issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality and risk of assigned complex projects/programs.
• Acts as a primary communication hub between the various functional departments and the software development team to foresee risks, formulate plans, and organize activities to ensure sprints are completed on time.
• Contributes to the software development process improvement initiatives and associated documentation, and provides valuable guidance to peers based on process/product knowledge and scrum experience.
• Ensures clear communication and organization of the team(s), along with maintaining the core scrum artifacts and facilitating the core scrum ceremonies.

ADDITIONAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
• Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.
• Remains current in profession and industry trends.
• Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement- Learning new skills, procedures and processes
• Performs other duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• 4 Year/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) in IT or related business field (Minimum Required)
• 5 – 7+ Years of experience as a scrum master leading multiple software development project teams to deliver high-quality software solutions using Agile techniques (Required)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
• Travel Type: National Domestic
• Travel Amount: up to 25%

CERTIFICATIONS
• Scrum master certification (CSM) is required
• Team coach certification (CTC) is preferred

*** If this position may be of interest to you, please email me back at SOMP767@kellyservices.com (with your most up to date resume, for further consideration) and advise the best time and number at which you can be reached. If not for yourself, feel free to share this opportunity within your network! ***

"Use this link to chat with a recruiter now- https://flashrecruit.com/user/SomaPatanaik "

Thank you,
Soma Patanaik
Professional Technical Recruiter
Kelly Services, Inc.
somp767@kellyservices.com
kellyservices.com

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