Senior Scrum Master – IT


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Senior Scrum Master-IT for a contract opening with one of our largest clients located in Charlotte, NC!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 Only. No C2C eligibility for this position. Visa Sponsorship is Available! The details are below.

Location: Charlotte, NC (onsite+some remote)

Duration:  12+ Months

To apply: Please email your resume in Word Format to Bob Cromer at: and Reference Job Order #: 205202 or Click the Apply Button.

Job Description:

  • 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.
  • Defines and manages product roadmap
  • Builds, grooms and prioritizes the product backlog, continuously managing expectations with relevant stakeholders including the senior leadership team
  • Manages the sprint planning process and participate in all relevant ceremonies (reviews of prior sprints, grooming, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Develops a deep contextual understanding of our customer, worker and user needs
  • Understands business processes and procedures
  • Gathers market feedback through user interactions, focus groups, and by performing industry research to support future development
  • Writes detailed functional specifications, user stories and product documentation
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams of developers, designers and analysts to implement and deliver new products and features
  • Partners with Tech Lead and Solution Architect to confirm the overall architecture and technical solution aligns with business objectives and required features
  • Collaborates with the organization on vision, strategy, decisioning, tactical execution, and measurement systems
  • Represents the product to business stakeholders and maintains effective stakeholder relationships
  • Communicate roadmap stages and timelines internally with key stakeholders
  • Collaborates with Sponsors on approvals of deliverables
  • Participates in staffing activities with the Delivery Manager to identify resource gaps, interviewing, and maintain resource allocation documents.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action.
  • Ability to communicate complex and innovative concepts to a new product development team
  • Clear passion for topics of technology products and an ability to identify possibilities to innovate
  • Ability to be self-directed and to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to build relationships
  • Understanding of the SDLC process and the ability to work in an agile environment with bi-weekly releases
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs
  • Experience of working in utility industry
  • Understanding of Load Forecasting
  • Experience as a Product Owner
  • Experience with Jira
  • Experience with relevant new product or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with teams developing and shipping software

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a four -year college or university or 7 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 5+ years of 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
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement





Job ID: JOB-205202
Publish Date: 03 Aug 2022

Tagged as: Senior Scrum Master - IT