IT/Software/Technology

Scrum Master

Contract

Strategic Staffing Solutions

Scrum Master

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Setting: Hybrid

Contract: 12 months+


YOU WILL ACCOMPLISH THESE GOALS BY: Agile Leadership

  • Operate as a team-based servant leader with Lean-Agile mindset
  • Help the team to adopt and practice Agile core values, principles and implement Agile practices
  • Ensure the team follows the agreed team rules on agile processes

Team Leadership and Coaching: 

  • Help the team to focus on achieving daily and iteration goals of the current program increment
  • Facilitate team events or ceremonies including daily stand-up, iteration/sprint planning, sprint review, retrospective, demos and backlog refinements
  • Help and guide the team in creating normalized estimates on features and stories
  • Identify impediments and cross-team dependencies and support the team in eliminating and addressing the issues and distractions
  • Assist the team in preparations for PI planning, system demos and retrospectives, etc.
  • Represent the team in Scrum of Scrums and help the team to continuously improve program effectiveness
  • Support ensuring alignment with product owners to manage backlog relative to strategic priorities while managing team dynamics
  • Establish clear agile performance metrics such as quality, flow, predictability and velocity, and lead team’s efforts to improve performance

ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, CIS, MIS or equivalent. Master’s degree a plus
  • 5+ years of experience working on Agile teams including as Scrum Master in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Relevant certification in Scrum (e.g., CSM) and/or Scaled Agile frameworks (e.g., SAFe)
  • In depth Knowledge of Agile principles and various agile frameworks such as Lean, Kanban, SAFe, XP
  • Experience in eCommerce and supporting functions including omni-channel and personalization
  • Retail industry experience is a plus
  • Excellent ability to mentor and coach Agile teams with servant leadership principles
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills within and across teams
  • Ability to learn and implement evolving lean and agile processes, tools and tactics
  • Experience with modern Agile tools such as JIRA.
  • Working knowledge of system and software SDLC and PMO leading practices
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment
  • Minimal travel required (training/conferences)

Job ID: JOB-235430
Publish Date: 09 May 2024

Tagged as: Scrum Master