Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20050

at TEKsystems, Inc
Location Roanoke, VA
Date Posted January 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Part-time

Description

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

useful.

3. Experience working

in a software development environment where it is product based development

environment of a product.

Description:

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.

Essential Functions:

• 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

Confluence.

• Perform other duties

as assigned.

Day-day:

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.

Skills:

Jira, Confluence,

Scrum, Agile

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

**Scrum master

certification preferred

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level


About TEKsystems:

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.

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