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Senior Scrum Master

Company: Experis
Location: Reston
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Job Description:

This is Suresh Jaiswar from Experis - The ManPower Group. I am recruiting for an immediate job opportunity with one of our direct client.I would like to introduce you to a new position that I am working to fill ASAP. I have listed the details below. If you are not available at this time, please keep my information and feel free to reach out when you are available. Feel free to forward this if you someone else that might be a fit for this opportunity or perhaps point me in the right direction. If you would like to be considered for this role, please reply back with your resume and best time to call with contact info ASAP to Candidates- who can work on our payroll, Please apply. Below is the Job Description: Job Role: Senior Scrum MasterLocation: Reston, VADuration: 6+ months Contract Key Points:

  • AWS knowledge
  • CI/CD pipeline
  • Understanding of microservices infrastructure
  • Solid, logical career track POSITION SUMMARY The Scrum Master is an enthusiastic problem solver with superior interpersonal skills who thrives on being engaged at all levels of development process as facilitator and impediment remover for their team(s). The ideal candidate is an empathetic listener and creative thinker who is passionate about Agile principles and continuous improvement. The Senior Scrum Master works with ease among team members from various disciplines.The Scrum Master utilizes the Client's Scrum framework and facilitates all Agile Scrum ceremonies, applying Client's Agile best practices focused on the delivery of solutions that provide business value for the Client. This position actively participates in the Client's Agile Center of Excellence through the Scrum Master Guild and has a positive influence on the Client's Agile best practices and adoption across the organization. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • The Scrum Master will work with Agile teams often comprised of a mix of Client employees, outsourced consultant teams and contractors to successfully deliver features and continue to improve on the existing processes and culture of the organization. They will remove obstacles to the team's process and facilitate Agile ceremonies.
    • Support the Product Owner through applying effective techniques for managing their product backlog, maintaining focus on delivering features while maintaining high quality.
    • Collaborate with the Product Owner and team members to develop user stories and maintain a healthy product backlog.
    • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Agile practices
    • Demonstrated expertise working with various Agile approaches (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, etc)
    • Able to coach & train other Scrum Masters, able to act as a coach to leadership of their Scrum teams
    • Scrum Master for multiple teams (generally 2-3)
    • Strong relationship building and influencing skills; must be able to develop and maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of teams and leaders
    • Applied knowledge of scaling Agile frameworks (e.g., Scrum of Scrums, SaFE, LeSS, and DaD) (higher levels)
    • Able to coach and train other Scrum Masters, able to act as a coach to leadership of their Scrum teams.
    • Proven experience managing and executing organizational change (higher levels)
    • Evolves behaviors and practices in alignment with the Client's Agile Center of Excellence
    • Outstanding verbal, presentation, facilitation, and written communication skills.
    • Teach the team to create clear and concise backlog items.
    • Encourage the team to raise impediments, proactively seek out, and drive bringing resolution to those impediments
    • Follow Client's Agile best practices and recommend improvements to enhance effectiveness.
    • Practice servant leadership supporting the needs of the team.
    • Create and keep team information radiators updated and visible.
    • Monitor relevant team metrics and continually analyze for continuous improvement recommendations.
    • Foster open communication between team members, Product Owner, and other stakeholders. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education/Experience :
      • A Bachelor's degree/equivalent is required
      • Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible work experience Related Skills & Other Requirements:
        • Deep knowledge & experience of Agile and Scrum
        • Multiple work experiences demonstrating expertise working with various Agile approaches (e.g.: Scrum, Kanban, etc)
        • Lead/train teams to be self-organizing
        • Demonstrates proficiency with competencies and skills related to servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
        • Jira project and portfolio expertise
        • Preferred, but not required: Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and/or Certified Scrum Professional RegardsSuresh JaiswarTalent Acquisition SpecialistExperisPhone: Ext: 7151Email: - provided by Dice

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