Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20235

at Strategic Staffing Solutions
Location Charlotte, NC
Date Posted May 25, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor



Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions company with 25 years' of experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries.  A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S!

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Scrum Master for a contract opening with one of our clients located in: Charlotte, NC

Top things we are looking for:

  • Agilest/teambuilding skills
  • Understanding of software development process (development, testing, ci/cd, etc) -
  • Power/Utility industry knowledge is helpful

Required Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the web application development process and best practices
  • Applied understanding of common tools and techniques related to application development
  • Experience leading scrum/agile team
  • A business analyst mindset that can identify business problems and translate into technical requirements
  • Experience writing business requirement documentation

Nice to have:

  • Hands-on experience as a fullstack developer, data engineer or data scientist
  • Agile coaching experience
  • Prior work experience in a utility

  • The Senior Scrum Master is responsible for working with multiple and or larger scale teams for Agile based processes.
  • Incumbents work with greater independence and lead the effort to drive solutions to complete issues with multiple teams.
  • This role works closely with other scrum masters, product owners, team members and management in accordance with the Agile framework.
  • With minimal supervision the candidate will:
  • Ensures the Team is fully functional and productive, shielding them from external interfaces.
  • Exemplifies a servant leadership style; role models situations and behaviors for their teams to include:
  • Removing barriers and impediments that are preventing the team from completing work.
  • Captures metrics to monitor
  • Team and project health (Burn-Down Chart, velocity, etc.);
  • Mentoring Team members and promotes Agile thinking, ensures adherence to the process.
  • Performs the following Agile practices and processes to ensure the integrity of the Agile framework:
  • Facilitates estimation activities (story points, Planning Poker);
  • Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner;
  • Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner;
  • Ensures artifact quality; Captures and track impediments, risks and dependencies until resolution;
  • Updates Team's improvement backlog with commitments from the Retrospective;
  • Completes and shares the team's Commitment report and End of Sprint Report based on the Demo and Product Owner acceptance.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a four -year college or university or 7 years experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 5 years experience with project concepts and practices.
  • Work experience in addition to degree:
  • 3 years of Scrum Master experience.
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience moving teams and organizations from waterfall to Agile methodologies.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills.
  • Interacts effectively with others at all levels of the organization; makes persuasive and informative presentations.

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you're eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans