Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20138

at Genesis10
Location Charlotte, NC
Date Posted March 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time/Part-Time


Genesis10 is currently seeking a Scrum Master with our client in the financial industry in their Charlotte, NC location. This is a 12 month + contract-to-hire position.


  • Responsible for leading the Agile team and applying Scrum to achieve business value 
  • Facilitate Scrum routines and corresponding with management as needed
  • Work with the Agile team to remove impediments
  • Managing the Agile Tool for tracking work (JIRA or Rally)
  • Manage governance routines
  • Integrate with the project, technology, and business partners to manage the projects and be proactive in gathering status updates from partners, while minimizing the impact
  • Execute on Enterprise Change Management requirements
  • Facilitate communication, influence, and negotiate both vertically and horizontally to obtain agreement between partners
  • Ability to lead and influence the team in adopting the Agile principles
  • Ability to ensure the correct use of the Scrum process
  • Ability to foster strong collaboration among team members and help the team solve problems
  • High level of credibility with executives and business partners; demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate, and drive to results
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Acts as a single point of contact for all things around the project
  • Manages timelines and communicates project status
  • Builds positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Holds all accountable for their roles
  • Uses the right questions to uncover the root cause of business challenges, identify opportunities, and make recommendations
  • Participates in, documents, and understands strategy, business goals/objectives, and plans
  • Documents and communicates status to milestones, plan, and strategy
  • Escalates risks and issues even if the team disagrees
  • Serves as a liaison between the product owners and development team to ensure that all targets and requirements are met
  • Facilitating productivity by removing impediments team will encounter, mediating through conflicts, helping the team to make decisions, and adhering to continuous improvement principles
  • Coordinating across other agile teams for complex projects
  • Leveraging data to measuring and monitoring progress (Burndown charts, etc.)
  • Helping teams adhere to the Definition of Done
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives, or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project


  • 5+ years of project management and Scrum Master experience 
  • Scrum Master Certification is preferred 
  • Experience with Scrum Master, Agile, Jira
  • Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities without sacrificing quality or timelines
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and facilitation skills
  • Understanding of Scaled Agile and Lean Practices
  • Agile servant leadership/Scrum Master
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)

Desired Skills: 

  • Prefer prior client experience 
  • SAFe Scrum Master certified
  • CSM, PSM, PMI-ACP, or equivalent certification

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

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  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  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”