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Scrum Master/ Agile Coach

  • Location: New York, 10013
  • Salary: $86 - $92 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Pay 86 to 92
  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 241214
Grow your career as a Scrum Master/Coach with an innovative global bank in New York, NY. 6+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension). Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.

  • Build and enable enduring Agile teams to execute on goals by providing tools, training, and support to help escalate and remove impediments.
  • Lead, train, and coach a scrum team on using Agile methodology and Scrum practices.
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed.
  • Own Scrum/Kanban ceremonies and metrics.
  • Establish and lead the Scrum and Kanban teams in self-organization, establishing norms, agreements and cadence.
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments.
  • Help the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Help the Scrum teams achieve delivery acceleration focused on business outcomes by reaching higher levels of scrum maturity.
  • Leverage expertise to inspire shared sense of purpose within the team by focusing on the goals and method of execution.
  • Influence teams within the Risk organization and build relationships to drive a successful outcome of a project, measured by the team's performance using Agile metrics.
  • Encourage innovative ideas to help address new challenges and drive business results.
  • Utilize Design Thinking and Business Process Engineering to work closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to define a project scope and objectives for project members.
  • Translate Waterfall methodology to Agile frameworks by mapping Waterfall roles and responsibilities, execution process, reporting and metrics to Agile.
  • Potentially engage with 2 teams concurrently.

  • 4 to 8 years of Agile practical experience.
  • Knowledgeable in various Scale frameworks (Kanban, Scrum, Lean, S&S, LeSS, SAFe, Spotify, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the Scrum. Ability to determine what is Scrum and what is not.
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques.
  • Superior experience and knowledge in MS Office applications, MS Teams, SharePoint, JIRA, Confluence, Collaborate, Visio, Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  • Ability to work with and lead a team.
  • Prefer Scrum, Design Thinking certification preferred.
  • Preferred knowledge and experience working in Risk, second line of defense organizations.
  • Preferred financial industry experience.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills.
  • Able to step in as a Product Owner when asked.

About our client

Our client stands as one of the world's most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

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.

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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 for more information.

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