Scrum Master


Strategic Staffing Solutions


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: Richmond, VA

Job/Role Description:

  • Supports one or more teams through Kanban/Scrum Agile methodologies
  • Ensures team(s) maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery
  • Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments, and progress
  • Is well managed – understands and coaches the team on delivery controls, compliance to minimize operational, and reputational risk
  • Understands domain architecture and targets to identify upstream and downstream dependencies and to support the team in risk management
  • Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)
  • Supports Product Teams to remove impediments and manage dependencies for delivery
  • Coaching
  • Integrates Agile and Lean principles into team practices and work products
  • Coaches Product Owner and team on backlog refinement and prioritization
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
  • Innovates with practices and frameworks through experimentation to improve the team and their delivery
  • Developing understanding and encouragement of team’s innovation and improvement
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Developing ability to act as an Agile mentor and coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role
  • Agile and Technical Learning: Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training, and independent study to further develop self and community
  • Communicates with leaders across the organization on a regular basis to ensure transparency into delivery, risks, issues, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of experience as an Agile Scrum Master
  • At least 6 years of Agile delivery experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban, or SAFe methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience with Jira, Jira Align, or Confluence
  • 3+ years of Agile coaching experience
  • 6+ years of experience as an Agile Scrum Master
  • 8+ years of Agile delivery experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban, or SAFe methodologies
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional (ACP) certification
  • SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled Agile frameworks)

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nisa Peake, Sourcing Specialist, at

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-207110
Publish Date: 15 Sep 2022

Tagged as: Scrum Master