Scrum master

at Randstad
Published May 26, 2023
Location Jacksonville, FL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


job summary: Do you want to work in a place that will keep you on the cutting edge of technology? Our client has a 100% remote opening for a highly motivated and well rounded Scrum Master to join their dynamic and growing team. The ideal candidate will be full of enthuasim and drive. Can be located anywhere in the US but must have the ability to work EST hours. Visa Sponsorship is not available at this time. location: Jacksonville, Florida job type: Contract salary: $45 - 53 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Description The IT Scrum Master is responsible for guiding the team in developing the solution using Agile practices for medium to high complexity initiatives from initiation through release. Run key Agile ceremonies, including daily stand up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives. The Scrum Master will utilize the Sr. Scrum Master for SME knowledge. Create and maintain the appropriate channels for open communication within the scrum team to create a trusting and safe team environment. Continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues. Protect the team from outside distractions. Remove obstacles in order to continue to deliver. Essential Functions: - Experience utilizing the CA Agile Rally tool - Facilitate scrum ceremonies such as daily stand up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews/demos and sprint retrospectives. - Assist the scrum team to become a self-organized, cross-functional and highly efficient team that delivers high-quality products - Facilitate documenting and executing the team's continuous improvement plan, based on retrospectives - Clarify deliverables and assignments and remove impediments - Provide leadership with metrics necessary to make decisions - Determine ways to improve throughput, velocity and allow the team flexibility to self-manage themselves especially on items identified from the retrospective Job Requirements: - Able to lead multiple Scrum Teams - strong knowledge of various well-documented Agile patterns and techniques (e.g. multiple Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, Release planning, Capacity planning, handling bugs, etc.) - Partner with IT technical staff and Business Sponsor to ensure the design accomplishes both business and technical requirements - Manages Issues, Risk, Dependencies and Change Request following the established PMO guidelines. - Solid knowledge and experience in various Project Management and Product Development concepts, methodologies and processes - Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities. - Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback. - Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately. - Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. - Understanding of and SDLC disciplines - Understanding of the concepts, theories and processes of the Project Management Methodology. - Broad knowledge of IT functions. - Demonstrated proficiency in the use of labor, cost management and project tracking and management tools such as MS Project. - Ability to lead and facilitate project team status meetings to obtain schedule, issues, risk , and dependency updates. - Ability to organize and prioritize workload. - strong Communications (written and verbal) - strong PC skills specifically utilizing the MS Office Suite products (e.g., MS Word, MS Excels, etc.). - Familiar in MS Project - Expert in MS Excel Required Experience: 3-5 years related work experience leading Agile / Scrum projects Required Education: Computer Science or Information Technology or related Bachelor's degree required or relevant work experience Musts: - SAFE/Agile/Rally - Experience working across multiple IT teams - Understanding of full cycle project intake process (pre-implementation) - Comfortable with leading meetings - Lead/communicate across an enterprise scale with Agile practices Preferred: - Exp with Audit/compliance/healthcare companies - Scrum Master Cert.qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 3 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: Scrum Master Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.