Scrum Master

at Genesis10
Location Kansas City, MO
Date Posted October 14, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Genesis10 is seeking a Scrum Master Right to Hire for a contract position with our client in Kansas City. Our opportunities can be fully remote, hybrid or may require some onsite work. Please confirm your interests and we’ll be sure to provide you client specific details. 

About The Role:
The Application Delivery Services organization of our client is seeking an experienced Scrum Master to join our team. This is a highly challenging role focused on collaborating with various business stakeholders and technical team members to identify desired business outcomes through collaboration, agility, and adaptability.

This key role will be responsible for upholding agile practices and behaviors as the Scrum Master on projects and programs in partnership with other Scrum Masters, the Development Team, the Product Owner, and Project Leadership. This position is looking for a leader that can enable the team to work as effectively as possible to deliver priorities identified by the product owner and assists in removing roadblocks and issues that slow down the team's progress. The day-to-day role will be dynamic, addressing multiple customer priorities for complex technical projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with proven experience in scaling frameworks like SAFe. This PMO supports multiple diverse teams and shorter duration projects that follow various methodologies or team structures allowing you to frequently challenge yourself in fast paced and diverse teams. At times, you may be asked to perform project management duties as needed by managing the various aspects of the technology project life cycle, ensuring adherence to National Information Technology; local project and program management principles and processes, including Technology Project Standards; and/or Treasury project standards. Come work for a great team focused on delivering business value through agile practices and behaviors.

Key Activities:

  • Enacts Scrum principles and methodologies as the Scrum Master (SM) on projects and programs in partnership with other SMs, the Development Team, the Product Owner, and Project Leadership.
    • Ensures adherence to Agile/Scrum values, principles, and practices.
    • Identifies dependencies, manages conflicts, and drives success of individual sprints, as well as the overall project.
    • Ensures that the team is fully functional and productive by building and maintaining the product road map and release plan based on the priorities set by the Product Owner and input from the team.
    • Directs the work of project team members and guides team in prioritizing work based upon knowledge of customer requirements, project schedule, and various dependencies.
    • Addresses and escalates issues, impediments, and roadblocks and proposes solutions.
    • Communicates regularly with necessary stakeholders.
    • Facilitates and/or ensures Agile ceremonies are conducted and embraced in order to drive agile development; secures agile team working agreements.
  • Works with the Product Owner to ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood and practiced.
    • Ensures the team understands the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
    • Finds techniques for effective Product Backlog management by leading the team through long-term roadmap exercises, forecasting long-term project deliverables.
    • Ensures the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value. Leads and coaches the organization in Agile/Scrum.
    • Plans Scrum implementations within the organization.
    • Assists employees and stakeholders with implementing Agile/Scrum and empirical product development.
    • Leads change that increases the productivity of the team and ensures delivery of valuable products.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Experienced:

  • Typically requires at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree specializing in computer science, project management, business administration, or information technology from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or other related certifications preferred. Intermediate understanding of subject.
  • Performs most work independently with general supervision and direction.
  • May consult with management or more senior staff in decision making.

Senior:

  • Typically requires at least 6 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's degree specializing in computer science, project management, business administration, or information technology from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or other related certifications preferred. Senior understanding of subject.
  • Has in-depth and/or breadth of knowledge in discipline.
  • Performs work independently with limited supervision and direction.
  • Serves as a resource for less experienced staff.

Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply ASAP!

Genesis10 has been providing staffing services since 1999 and is recognized by Gartner as a Top IT Staffing firm in the U.S. and by Staffing Industry Analysts as an organization that “stands out for its sizeable operation, impressive achievements and as an industry leader in today’s competitive and dynamic ecosystem.

Whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, let's connect today!

Benefits of working with Genesis10:
•           Medical, Dental, HSA, 401k, etc are available.
•           Bi-weekly payroll.
•           Established consultant re-marketing program that provides meaningful and challenging on-going opportunities.
•           Delivery Director for employee success and support.
•           $1500 referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income.

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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