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Scrum Master (HC)

  • Location: Durham, North Carolina, 27707
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 189163

Our Healthcare Insurance client is seeking a Scrum Master for a contract role! 

Position: Scrum Master
Location: Durham, NC (remote during Pandemic)
Term: 6 months  + extensions up to 24 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities: 

  • Servant leader for the Scrum Team
  • Champions Scrum by helping the team and external stakeholders to understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, values and business value
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies
  • Encourage and coach team on communication, collaboration
  • Facilitate completion of stories committed within the sprints
  • Coach and assist the team is estimating, forecasting, and planning
  • Ensures that the team is following Agile framework and focusing on quality of code
  • Coach and measure the teams maturity progression
  • Remove blockers and escalate issues appropriately
  • Create a fun teamwork environment where the team holds each other accountable for the work
  • serve as the Scrum Master for an healthcare scrum team (traditional Scrum team made out of dedicated devs and testers) - strong coaching and Agile knowledge needed here

Is this a fit? (Requirements): 

  • Bachelors degree and three years project management or equivalent experience to include enterprise-wide and multiple concurrent projects of increasing complexity.
  • Stakeholder management with influencing, facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools.
  • Experience with Agile methodology.
  • 3+ years as Scrum Master

Hiring Preferences:

  • SDLC experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS tools, Jira and other Agile tools
  • Certified Scrum Master certification.
  • SAFe certification a plus