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Applications Scrum Master

  • Location: Little Chute, 85044
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 230864

Terrific PERMANENT Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits! 

Our client’s mission is to help their customers and teammates operate more efficiently and effectively through technology so they can reach their full potential.  If you’re a Scrum Master who wants to work for a growing company that truly cares about their employees while helping their customers optimize their current strategic processes and people, please read on.

Role: Applications Scrum Master
Location: Phoenix, AZ, Little Chute, WI or Milwaukee, WI

Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 (DOE) + annual bonus

Position Overview

  • A successful Applications Scrum Master will apply their experience from delivering a proven portfolio of high value projects and software assets.
  • Our client's Scrum Masters lead projects to success by managing others, proactively mitigating risks and resolving potential escalations through the application of Scrum, Kanban, and other Agile practices.
  • They are looking for a teammate who can handle the variability of multiple customers and multiple business problems with excitement and passion for the opportunity to deliver value.
  • A Scrum Master must successfully navigate their customer’s environment to understand the complexities and meet the customers where they are on their Agile journey.
  • As an Applications Scrum Master, you’ll be highly visible, interacting with individuals of all levels throughout the company as well as at their customer organizations.

What is the Job

  • Facilitate Scrum events including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospective
  • Identify potential risks or roadblocks and develop specific plans to mitigate or address any concerns
  • Remove impediments that block the team from completing their work
  • Ensure the proper team interactions occur with the Product Owner and the stakeholders for proper alignment planning, refinement, review
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks as well as project/department process and standards.
  • Work with the Product Owner to refine the backlogs and handle new requests
  • Foster high performing, consistent, and effective teams by promoting continuous improvement and obtaining product/management team feedback
  • Help build a fulfilling and productive environment where team members own the product and enjoy working on it
  • Produce value-added metrics (burn-up, velocity, earned value, etc.) to assist the team and organization leadership in measuring success
  • Serve one or multiple Scrum Teams depending on client needs and organizational structure
  • Engage with your sales and service teammates to successfully deliver projects
  • Work with all Application team technology stacks, across industries, while building customer knowledge and credibility
  • Navigate through ambiguous situations while managing customer expectations
  • Engage with sales to cultivate business relationships to help build a ‘customer for life’ mentality to drive future sales
  • Will be a servant-leader to a team consisting of software and systems engineers.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Analytics or Business Administration
  • Knowledge of Scrum and Agile techniques and artifacts (such as the Scrum Guide, definition of done, product backlog items, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • 5+ years of project management experience across various methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Safe, etc.).
  • Ability to effectively communicate with management, engineers, and business partners, including proven ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences in varying forms and levels of detail
  • Experience in DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Accept Test Drive Development (ATDD)
  • Experience working as a Project Manager on application development focused projects
  • Certification (PMI PMP, PMI Agile Senior Scrum Master, etc.)
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship

How to WOW them

  • Experience working in a professional services environment
  • Experience/willingness to help grow and mature organizational delivery processes and methodologies
  • Advanced Agile Certification (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)
  • Experience as a business analyst or product owner
  • People management experience
  • Background in organizational change management/Prosci
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Management

How you will grow:

Through your variety of experiences, you will have the opportunity to develop technical, analytical, communication, and leadership skills that can help you achieve your full potential. No matter what career path you eventually choose, you will be continually challenged by your team members and your peers. Along the way, you will have access to mentoring and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities.

Why you’ll like working here:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) employee matching program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Flexible-spending accounts

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.