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Scrum Master

  • Location: Richmond, VA, 23219
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 191436

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Scrum Master

Location: Richmond, VA 23219

Term: 7 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Drive consistent project delivery through the entire project lifecycle, including: project plans, release plans, resource allocation, and management of project risks, scope, schedule, and delivery of value.
  • Coordinates Agile Ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Retrospectives, Sprint Demos, Story Refinement, and Release Planning.
  • Tracks and communicates project's progress from a schedule, cost, and risk perspective to the project team, stakeholders, and management.
  • Establishes an environment where the teams can be effective and helps removing obstacles.
  • Protects the team from outside interruptions and distractions.
  • Ensures a good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team.
  • Tracks and reports team velocity and other project metrics.
  • Promotes continuous improvement and helps teams to increase productivity.
  • Helps Product Owner and team with Product backlog management.
  • Ensures the teams are practicing core Agile principles.
  • Adheres to VDOT and VITA project management practices as defined.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • 10+ years of experience and solid understanding of software development life cycle models.
  • 5+ years of experience and solid understanding of Scrum / Kanban Agile Methodology and working experience in this area.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building.
  • CSM certification required. Copy of certification required.

Even better if you have:

  • 1+ years of experience using SAFe Framework.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!