IT/Software/Technology

Scrum Master Advisor

Contract

Strategic Staffing Solutions

STRATEGIC STAFFING SOLUTIONS HAS AN OPENING!

Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Scrum Master for a contract opening with one of our largest clients!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position. The details are below.

Job Title: Scrum Master
Contract: 12 Months+ possibility for extension/conversion
Location: 100% Remote

Job/Role Description:

  • Act as a Scrum Master for one or more distributed agile teams
  • Have the technical and product background to understand the team’s deliverables and be able to address dependencies and remove impediments
  • Support the team through servant leadership, leading by example
  • Establish, support and facilitate team level cadence and ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily stand up, retrospectives, backlog refinement, etc.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to the team to support adoption of agile values, principles and practices
  • Provide coaching and support to Product Owner in maintaining and refining product backlog
  • Support Product Owner with prioritization and forecasting of roadmap based on team velocity and stakeholder requests
  • Support the team in establishing realistic and achievable delivery commitments while operating at a sustainable pace
  • Act as an accountability partner to support the team in predictably delivering upon their commitments
  • Remove impediments and escalate in a timely manner as necessary to leadership
  • Remove barriers between stakeholders and scrum teams
  • Facilitate, encourage and support cross-team coordination and collaboration
  • Act as a change agent and help to build and support a learning environment for continual growth
  • Utilizes feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and partners with Agile leadership and delivery experts to coach and continuously improve the scrum team
  • Co-ordinates scrum team’s releases to Production and support communication to Stakeholders

Skills:

  • Passionate about continually learning new tools and techniques to support the team and encourages others to do so as well
  • Proactive, with the ability to adjust or flex approach based upon the situation at hand
  • Ability to earn the team’s respect and lead by example
  • Ability to promote and educate Agile / Scrum concepts and principles at the team level
  • Ability to partner and build relationships across the organization to collaboratively achieve goals
  • Ability to facilitate and support discussion and conflict resolution at the team level
  • Ability to promote a safe environment for constructive dialogue to encourage continual growth and improvement
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely with team members, program team members, and stakeholders
  • Ability to guide a team with diverse personalities and approaches toward becoming self-organizing and self-managing

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience as a Team Lead/Scrum Master/Project Manager
  • 5+ years of experience in IT (application development)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Experience with Jira/Rally
  • Healthcare experience
  • Experience promoting agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, etc.
  • Experience acting as a Scrum Master for multiple distributed teams
  • Experience leading agile adoption at the team level

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nisa Peake, Sourcing Specialist, at npeake@strategicstaff.com.

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
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-207237
Publish Date: 19 Sep 2022

Tagged as: Scrum Master Advisor