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Scrum Master

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 214206
Our client is looking for a Scrum Master to join their team for a 12 month contract in Irving, TX! In this role you will support the Agile teams with focus on Agile project governance. The ideal candidate to have a strong Agile Delivery experience with the ability to influence multiple cross functional teams. On a day-to-day basis, this Scrum Master will be responsible to facilitate the flow of information between the Product and the Technical/ Development teams and champion the adoption of Agile Methodologies and Principles


KEY RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES

  • As a Servant Leader, work with teams and facilitate/participate in all Scrum ceremonies and cross functional meetings to enable the development team with accurate and relevant information
  • Ability to ensure the accurate use of Agile processes
  • Work with Product Managers and Technical Managers to support Planning, Prioritization and Decision Making on high value features and enhancements
  • Work with both Internal and External stakeholders actively to resolve impediments or address risks/concerns raised by the Development teams
  • Supports reporting of team metrics to facilitate transparency of Team Productivity/Velocity and other relevant metrics
  • Work with internal teams/stakeholders to help prioritize work that extends across multiple service and application teams and track interdependencies
  • Attend the SOS meetings and surface any concerns that could derail/impact delivery across the Program as well as take back potential impacts/delays to the team
  • Provide mentoring and training of the team, ensuring the adoption of Agile Practices and Principles
  • Ability to act independently in both surfacing issues and facilitating issue resolutions
  • Coordinate on QA & Production Release activities and follow-up till closure on issues.


“MUST HAVE” SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Experience managing multiple distributed teams that build Windows or Web applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to document key decisions, risks and action items
  • Problem Solving and Conflict resolution skills
  • Experience working with JIRA or similar work tracking tools
  • 5+ Years of Scrum Master Experience working with various Application/Service teams


ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Past Project Management experience is highly desired
  • Agile Certifications (CSM, SAFe or similar certifications)
  • Retail experience 

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

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