Sr Scrum Master //RI

Location: CRANSTON, RI
Date Posted: 03-06-2018
Sr Scrum Master
Long Term Contract (May convert to F/T, but not required to)
Cranston, RI
 
Job Description
  • Understands Agile values and principles and can guide and coach teams, and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices
  • Guide and coach delivery teams to self-organize and achieve objectives, without assigning or dictating the work.
  • Provide support to the Product Owner and Development Team, and lead by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised and resolved.
  • Work with Product Owner and Development Team to facilitate effective sprints by removing impediments and ensuring that stories are ‘sprint ready’
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and information radiation.
  • Support the Product Owner, especially with respect to story grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks using Agile best practices and project data
  • Arrange daily stand-ups, facilitate story grooming, coordinate sprint demos, planning and retrospectives
 
Required Skills/Experience
  • 3 years of Scrum Master experience for software delivery teams and CSM certification
  • 5 years of experience in a functional role associated with an information technology system development lifecycle (e.g. Project Management, Analysis, Design, Development, Quality Assurance, etc.)
  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation techniques, servant leadership, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Experience with Agile PLM tools like JIRA, Rally, VersionOne, etc.
  • Understands backlog tracking, Scrum and Kanban based metrics, task definition, story splitting.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Experience in sprint & release planning, running demos and retrospectives
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and strong reasoning skills as well as good analytical and problem-solving abilities
 
Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (diverse team sizes, organizations, cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc.
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
 
Regards,
Swami
Key Business Solutions, Inc.
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