Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 19956

at Advantage Resourcing
Location Minneapolis, MN
Date Posted October 25, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

Scrum Master 

We are currently seeking a seasoned Scrum Master for a 6-month contractual opportunity (excellent opportunity for extensions) with our client in Minneapolis, MN. The qualified candidate will be responsible for managing and evolving Scaled Agile portfolios of the highest complexity. Facilitate the scrum process on scrum teams with significant cross-functional impacts involving project, non-project, or maintenance work. 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Guide the scrum team(s) and organization to follow generally accepted Agile/Scrum practices and daily activities to actively promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment for each Sprint.
  • Use empirical data to help the team(s) assess their Scrum Maturity, optimize scrum team velocity to organizational KPIs, and identify improvement opportunities to achieve higher levels of team performance.
  • Proactively address systemic impediments to team agility and guides the team(s) on methods to escalate when needed to prevent challenges from becoming blockers.
  • Coach scrum team(s) to deliver capabilities using agile practices while also following the Software Development Lifecycle, business process mapping, and various release processes as appropriate to ensure all risk, security, and development requirements are met.
  • Partner with discipline managers to convey their concerns to scrum teams about governance policies and adherence to corporate standards.
  • Partner with Product Owner(s) to ensure continuous refinement of backlog, which may include stories from multiple projects.
  • Completion of some work may depend on non-agile work teams. Facilitates Scrum of Scrums.
  • Drive Scrum adoption across all levels in the organization.
  • Facilitate and is accountable for owning the Scrum and/or Scaled Agile ceremonies for the scrum team(s).
  • Partners with Product Owners, Program or Project Managers to communicate delivery of work product from the scrum team(s) and escalates key risks and issues impeding scrum team effectiveness.
  • Identify skills & competencies of scrum team members & makes adjustments accordingly to promote development and highly effective teams. 

Qualifications:

  • Must have 3-6 years of experience as a practicing Scrum Master
  • Preferred ServiceNow experience

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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