Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20172

at TALENT Software Services
Location Bloomington, MN
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contract to Hire

Description

Scrum Master

Job Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a Scrum Master for a contract to hire position in Edina, MN.  

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Facilitate the activities of an Agile software development team encouraging andsupporting the teams to self-manage their iterations using a servant-leader management style
  • Ensureself-organized team's continuous improvement through monitoring andcoaching
  • Assist the ProductOwner in maintaining a product strategy/roadmap through story mapping andother Agile activities
  • Work with theProduct Owners and Business Analysts to identify that the product backlogis prioritized and refined to the appropriate level to start and continuedevelopment iterations
  • Schedule andfacilitate all Scrum team ceremonies including release and sprint planning, backlog refinement, daily standups, sprint reviews, andretrospectives
  • Remove impedimentsfor the team(s) and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Activelycontribute to the company's scrum community through participation in the internal Scrum Master Community of Practice
  • Develop teammembers through coaching and by fostering a positive work environment
  • Proactively identify risks and dependencies and escalate with Product Owner andleadership as necessary
  • Collaborativelypartner with various levels throughout the organization to achieve goalsand remove impediments
  • Responsible forcollecting and preparing metrics such as the teams capacity, velocity, burndownrate and health on an ongoing basis
  • Assist with deployment and release planning and if necessary coordinate across multiple teams
  • Consistently advocatefor great agile/iterative development practices within the organization
  • Produce anddeliver reports which convey team performance and value gained

Qualifications:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Agile and iterative development
  • Ability to managemultiple, ongoing initiatives as needed
  • Expert facilitatorand collaborator
  • High energy, effective leader with the attitude of empowerment and ability to leadtheir team to self-organization
  • Required qualifications:
  • Experience as aScrum Master for 5+ years with a software development team
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience working in a continuous deployment environment
  • Scrum MasterCertification or equivalent training

Preferred:

  • Certified Scrum Professionalor Coach Certification
  • 4 year degree in arelated field
  • Knowledge of otherAgile approaches: XP, Kanban, Etc.

If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application! 
 
Providing consulting opportunities to TALENTed people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. Let's talk!

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