SAFe Scrum Master

in Charlotte, NC

Job #:273233

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 04/15/2019

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Position: SAFe Scrum Master 
Industry: Financial
Location: Charlotte, NC
Terms: Contract

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates and monitors the Scrum process from initiation through delivery.
  • Serve as a liaison between the product owners and development team to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Maintains product backlog.
  • Removes or addresses process impediments.
  • Mentoring and coaching Scrum teams to instill agile values and principles and lead by example
  • Facilitating productivity by removing impediments team will encounter, mediating through conflicts, helping team to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles
  • Coordinating across other agile teams for complex projects
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc..)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness.
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done.
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project

Job Requirements:
  • Overall 7+ years of IT working experience in SDLC processes
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, relationship and negotiating skills
  • Ability to build relationships across the enterprise with Lines of Businesses, Technology, and Business where relevant
  • Takes ownership of day to day issues and escalations and brings issues to resolution.
  • Experience in working in large global complex matrix organizations
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Candidate must have Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification from Scrum Alliance or Scrum.org etc
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc..)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness.
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done.
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project.

Desired Skills

  • Previous Experience as a hands on developer is strong preferred.
  • Previous Banking experience
  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally) Project Management software.

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