Scrum Master

at Genesis10
Published November 18, 2022
Location Inver Grove Heights, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-Time/Part-Time  

Description

Genesis10 is seeking a Scrum Master for a contract to hire with our client in Inver Grove Heights, MN.  100% remote.

Job Description:

  • Strong senior scrum master with Azure DevOps exp.
  • Advanced ADO or Jira exp is the key requirement and the person needs to be a strong driver.
  • Scrum Master for a Security product team. This team is high functioning already and they need someone strong.
  • The Scrum Master will bring agile principles and values that enable the team to work and think differently, work efficiently, and deliver outcomes. The Scrum Master is a servant-leader who empowers their team to be a self-organizing team but also works to proactively eliminate barriers that impact ability to meet goals. The Scrum Master also enables a collaborative environment and helps to balance priorities and optimize workflow.
Servant Leader to agile team:
  • Facilitates completion of work, using a servant-leadership style and approach fostering creativity, empowerment, cooperation, communication and productivity.
  • Identify impediments, removing those that prevent the team from making progress and escalating issues.
  • Enables the team to be self-organizing and operating to maximize productivity while continuously improving.
  • Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitate getting the work done using discussion and decision-making techniques without dictating overall assignments.
  • Focuses the entire team on frequent delivery of high-value, high-quality outcomes.
  • Assess the maturity of the team and coach the team to achieve higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable for the team.
  • Positively Influences team health, build trust and ownership within the team
  • This also includes coaching them through issues when they occur
  • Responsible for staying up-to-date on the health of their team. This involves understanding what's going on inside the team, what the state of their morale is, and what they're trying to do to improve the team.

Agile Delivery Practices:

  • Guides the team and organization on how to use agile practices and values, using appropriate Scrum, Kanban, XP, or other agile frameworks as needed.
  • Arrange and facilitate events and decision-making processes which may include product backlog refinement, estimating and sizing effort, release planning, demos, sprint planning, daily stand-ups and retrospective.
  • Ensures team goals and any performance metrics are identified and managed.
  • Helps coach the team on reducing interdependencies.
  • Assists with internal and external collaboration and communications.
  • Encourage collaboration with the team and the business partners while ensuring delivery of value on a regular and frequent basis.
  • Facilitates the gathering of user and technical-stories and welcomes rapidly changing requirements to improve the product outcomes as business needs change.
  • Supports overall team by negotiating and advocating for team with stakeholders, helping to resolve conflict, minimizing distraction/disruption and providing hands-on mentorship when needed.
  • Develops and supports an internal Scrum Master Community of Practice.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of Lean, Scrum Kanban, XP or similar frameworks.
  • Leadership skills to gain credibility, garner respect, guide the creation of a self-organizing team and be assertive in adhering to Agile concepts and principles.
  • Strong communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills to connect and engage a team, facilitate discussion, advocate for team and negotiate with business/corporate areas, mentor/coach team members and resolve conflict.
  • Perceptive with strong listening skills and willingness to identify issues and work to resolve or elevate them.
  • Must be comfortable working under pressure, working with multiple levels of management, having demanding goals, and serving diverse customers.
  • Proven success working with self-directed teams.
  • Proven critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable with Agile concepts, processes and tools (e.g., Jira, Rally, VersionOne, Azure DevOps).
Work Experience including Supervisor/Managerial Experience (if applicable)
  • 3+ years as a Scrum Master leading agile teams in a large, complex organization.
  • Preferred Requirements: List this position's other required knowledge, skills & abilities.
  • Education, Certifications and/or Professional Credentials
  • Certified Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner or similar certification
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, etc.
  • Active participant in Agile Community of Practices.
  • Average to Advanced experience with Azure Dev Ops.
  • Advanced Experience with ServiceNow ITSM
  • Experience with implementing SaaS Solutions similar to Intelux
  • Experience with producing and utilizing project metrics


Compensation:

  • Hourly W2 pay rate $70.00 - $80.00, doq
  • We have access to additional contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions with various rate ranges. 

Benefits:

  • Genesis10 provides a full range of benefits, including Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(k), Health Savings Account, Commuter Benefits (MN, Dallas, NYC, SF), Sick Pay (for applicable states/municipalities), Voluntary Hospital Indemnity (Critical Illness & Accident), & Group Term Life Insurance.

If you're interested in contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, let's connect today!  If the timing isn't right for you, we do offer a $1000 referral fee. 

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”

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