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Agile Scrum Master

Location New York, United States
Posted 23-January-2019



The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for end-to-end management and delivery of a material change for a project of high complexity across multiple departments within a single business unit.



The Scrum Master facilitates the Agile methodology and activities, manages, leads and directs the work efforts of resources that are functionally aligned as part of the project team.



The Scrum Master is responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution, the position specific responsibilities include:



Manage Project Scope



Leads the (daily Scrum) meetings of the Agile project team and partners with the product owner to lead the team



Removes impediments to the ability of the team to deliver and is keenly focused on the activities and progress of the Agile project team



Timeline and Budget/Expenses; Obtain and align resources to key project roles; establish clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities



Oversight/Manage/Lead project execution, integration and implementation



Risk Management and Mitigation Planning



Readiness/Change Adoption/Stakeholder Management



Quality Assurance, ensure that all applicable change requirements are satisfied; Acts as the primary point of contact and integration for the project



Highly effective facilitation, influencing and communication skills. Focused and goal oriented in order to complete required work within specific timelines. Can effectively guide and coach the team through Agile practices.



Experience in working in a large financial organization



- Provide hands-on Agile coaching to product/project teams considering all aspects of Scrum, Lean, and Kanban practices based on the type of work they are doing



- Evaluate and mentor existing product teams and new teams to promote and improve agility and transition from traditional waterfall to agile delivery



- Guide the team through the adoption of Agile practices and day to day routines of backlog development/grooming, (iteration) planning, performing quality reviews, retrospectives and continual improvement



- Support the Product Managers and Product Owner(s) in development and grooming of product backlog including best practices in use of JIRA



- Assist Senior Management in building up from team level agility to program level agility



- Collaborate with other Agile SMEs/Coaches to ensure best practices are shared and applied across the enterprise as we adapt/adopt Agile practices at a team and program level consistently



- 5+ years in the use of Agile methodologies and supporting tools, including acting as Scrum Master for teams with Scrum Master certification



- Hands-on team coaching in Agile frameworks (Scum, Kanban)



- Ability to lead, or facilitate discussions on agile best practices, workflows, and tool usage including JIRA to manage requirements and an Agile work flow



- Experience in developing and delivering training



- Excellent communication and influencing skills



- Experience coaching and working in an Agile framework in technology infrastructure/support services - beyond just appdev.



- Be able to apply an enterprise view.




About TEKsystems:

Were partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. Thats the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

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