|Date Posted||January 9, 2021|
Position Title: Scrum Master
Duration: 6 month contract – permanent
Location: Roanoke, VA
Why Work Here?
- Opportunity to join a new system integration with a company
that is working with the latest technology!
- Opportunity to go on FT and get great health benefits!
The Top Skills Required for this position are:
1. 2-3 year scrum
master experience with leading daily stand up meetings, scrum ceremonies,
facilitating sprints and releases.
2. Experience using
Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement is
3. Experience working
in a software development environment where it is product based development
environment of a product.
Our client is a member
of Delta Dental Plans Association, the nation’s largest, most experienced
dental benefits carrier. Our client was created in 1964 as a not-for-profit
service corporation and provides dental benefits to more than two million
members. Our client utilizes dental science to develop the most effective
dental benefit plans combined with superior customer service.
The Scrum Master is a
critical component of our clients fast paced Agile (Scrum) teams. The person in
this role is a key Agile team contributor that facilitates Agile rituals,
encourages adoption of Agile best practices, represents team at Scrum of Scrum
sessions, resolves conflicts, participates in Big Room Planning, removes
impediments to help foster team success and reports out on team progress. The
Scrum Master is responsible for one or more Agile teams.
• Function as the
Scrum Master for assigned teams. Foster and model a collaborative team
environment driven to build great software.
• Ensure strong
working relationships between the team and others outside of the team. Protect
teams from outside interruptions and distractions.
• Facilitate Agile
rituals across assigned teams including planning, refinement, demos, reviews,
retrospectives and daily standups. Facilitate at both the sprint and release
level. Participate in Big Room Planning Sessions.
• Encourage the
adoption of Agile best practices and facilitate team performance improvements.
Assist in the resolution of conflicts.
• Support Scrum Team
execution by enabling global activities, reporting team progress,
identifying/mitigating risks, facilitating cross team communications, removing
impediments and monitoring overall team health.
• Monitor and report
key Agile performance metrics out to the leadership team including objective
completion and percentage complete metrics. Assist with the entry and
management of stories, objectives and story point estimations in Jira and
• Perform other duties
Will be leading one or
more scrum teams (1-2). Conduct daily stand up meetings, assist PO and
documentation, hold team members accountable, ensuring that the appropriate
reporting is completed, assist in setting up meetings, ability to resolve and
escalate issues from the team. Need to have a servant mentality.
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.