Scrum Master

Trenton, NJ 08608

Posted: 11/06/2020 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Category: SCRUM Master Job Number: 54684

Job Description

Job Description:

You will have the opportunity to work with a leading-edge IT organization with top talent and multiple technologies to address some of the most challenging IT issues facing companies today. Must have the ability to manage competing demands with professionalism and a win-win attitude. 

Key Areas of Responsibilities: 
  • Act as a Scrum Master to lead key initiatives to deliver project objectives for medium to large sized agile projects 
  • Facilitate Iteration Planning/Sprint Planning/Points Planning, Handle Daily Stand-Ups, Sprint Reviews, Backlog Refinement/grooming, Retrospectives, Sprint Presentation/Demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders 
  • Assist key business users (product owners) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization 
  • Identify and remove impediments to prevent distractions 
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to facilitate release management across teams to coordinate release scheduling 
  • Maintain software release schedule and act as a liaison between teams to ensure proper communication 
  • Serve as a coach while empowering team self-organization and self-management 
  • Promote and evangelize Agile across the organization 
  • Make recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance effectiveness 
  • Adhere to internal SDLC and review processes and standards Qualifications 
  • 5 years minimum experience as a Scrum Master to manage Agile projects with Agile software development methodologies, specifically Scrum, Lean or Kanban 
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level 
  • Demonstrated aptitude for acquiring knowledge and skills 
  • Exceptional facilitative skills, must be able to lead and demonstrate value add principles with transparency (e.g. desire to bring disclosure and grow trust) 
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both oral and written 
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