Scrum Master

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Scrum Master /

New York, New York

June 26st 2019

POSITION DETAILS

Contract

The Scrum Master promotes and supports the agile process within and outside the squad.

This includes:

  • Work with organizational resources outside the squad to help them interact effectively with the squad, remove impediments and protect them from organizational bureaucracy.

  • The Scrum Master coaches the Agile squad and the product owner on the Agile process, such as writing useful user stories and managing the backlog.

  • They foster a collaborative culture and ensure the squad regularly celebrates success.

  • Considering the squads are considerably mature in Agile, work across multiple squads as a Scrum Master.

  • Manage blockers, obstacles and dependencies.

  • Bring together stakeholders for alignment meeting.

  • Organize training.

  • Report on squad improvements.

  • Support business checkouts during release weekends.

  • Facilitate retrospective to improve squad dynamics.

  • Facilitate creation and maintenance of squad artefacts such as backlog, definitions and norms etc.


REQUIREMENTS

Skills Required:

  • Intermediate level - 5+ years of experience.

  • Program/project management experience in both Agile and Waterfall.

  • Financial Services experience.

  • Experience in program/project management for complex development projects with multiple different technology platforms.


PREFERRED QUALITIES

  • Prior Salesforce/CRM experience would be highly desirable.

  • Project / program management.

  • Strong communications and writing skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to liaise with diverse groups (tech, ops, business, etc).

  • Financial management and forecasting.

  • Risk management.

  • Problem solving.

  • Attention to detail


 
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Job ID: A2395