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Senior Scrum Master

  • Location: Irving, 75062
  • Salary: 71.29
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Pay 71 to 77
  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 235879

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Lead Scrum Master
Location: IRVING, Texas, 75062
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop Scaled Agile portfolios of the highest complexity.
  • Guide the teams to follow Agile and Scrum practices to promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment for each Sprint.
  • Optimize scrum team velocity to identify improvement opportunities to achieve higher levels of team performance.
  • Oversee systemic impediments to team agility and guide the teams on methods to escalate.
  • Deliver capabilities using agile practices while following the Software Development Lifecycle, business process mapping, and various release processes to ensure all risk, security, and development requirements are met.
  • Partner with discipline managers to convey their concerns to scrum teams about governance policies and adherence to corporate standards.
  • Collaborate with product owners, program or project managers to communicate delivery of work product from the teams and escalate key risks and issues impeding scrum team effectiveness.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.
  • Interact with internal customers. Receive direction from leaders and exercise independent judgment while developing the knowledge to understand function, policies, procedures, and compliance requirements.
  • Train other Scrum Masters and serve as a mentor to less experienced staff.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • AGILE – coaching, digital transformation – implementation and execution – strategic planning
  • JIRA - heavily involved in building release calendars and schedules
  • Release Management - integrate with existing delivery team & tools to improve coordinate diverse teams - improve release management governance
  • Frameworks
  • Project Management - implementation, execution, process involvement & improvement, product analysis
  • Current understanding of products, platforms, domains/sub domains, digital models, enterprise platform architecture
  • Applications - BizDesign & ArchiMate
  • Frameworks and tools background for Senior Scrum Master
  • Confluence
  • CI/CD DevOps Principles
  • Business Process Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Professional Coaching
  • 5+ years of Practicing Agile Scrum Master experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.