scrum master in murrysville

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US$ 60 per hour
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location
murrysville, pennsylvania
job category
Information Technology
job type
contract
salary
US$ 60 per hour
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617550
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job description

job summary:

We are looking for a Scrum Master in Murrysville, PA

Overview:

- Serve the role of Scrum Master as defined in the Scrum Guide

- Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values

- Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization, and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

- Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

 
location: Murrysville, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 70 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

- Remove impediments for the team with tenacity and urgency

- Facilitate Scrum events and ensure necessary preparation work is completed in advance to create efficient, engaging, and productive events

- Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and maintaining the product backlog

- Resolve team conflicts and coach the team in positive behaviors

- Monitor team activity and progress against sprint goals

- Manage artifacts in development tool

- Lead retrospectives, capture minutes/actions and circulate

- Capture sprint metrics for monitoring team performance

- Attend project update meetings, milestone review meetings, and process improvement meetings

- Coordinate with other Scrum teams and other cross-functional groups

 
qualifications:

Skillsets:

- Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or retribution with an emphasis on problem solving

- Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

- Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

- Guide the team on how to get the most out of self-organization

- Understand sufficient technical architecture to facilitate discussion, communicate decisions and raise impediments

- Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

- Excellent communication and mentoring skills

- Work as part of a team within the department and across departments to help achieve group, department and overall project goals.

- Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-through on actions and deliverables

Problem Solving:

- Able to provide solutions using techniques that encourage team ownership and innovation

 
skills: Required Skills/Experience:

- Certified Scrum Master

- Experience as a Scrum Master for at least 1 years for a software development team that followed Scrum principles, practices, and theory

- 3-5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization

- BS in IT-related field

- Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

Preferred Skills/Experience:

- Experience as a Scrum Master for at least 3 years for a software development team that was following Scrum principles, practices, and theory

- More than 5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization, serving for some portion as software developer for some portion of this time

- Knowledge of other Agile approaches/techniques: SAFe, XP, Kanban, TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Agile Games

- Applicable knowledge of C# .NET and Java technologies

- Previous experience in leadership roles


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skills

Required Skills/Experience: 
• Certified Scrum Master 
• Experience as a Scrum Master for at least 1 years for a software development team that followed Scrum principles, practices, and theory 
• 3-5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization 
• BS in IT-related field 
• Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency 

Preferred Skills/Experience: 
• Experience as a Scrum Master for at least 3 years for a software development team that was following Scrum principles, practices, and theory 
• More than 5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization, serving for some portion as software developer for some portion of this time 
• Knowledge of other Agile approaches/techniques: SAFe, XP, Kanban, TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Agile Games 
• Applicable knowledge of C# .NET and Java technologies 
• Previous experience in leadership roles

qualification

Skillsets: 
• Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or retribution with an emphasis on problem solving 
• Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. 
• Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution 
• Guide the team on how to get the most out of self-organization 
• Understand sufficient technical architecture to facilitate discussion, communicate decisions and raise impediments 
• Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example 
• Excellent communication and mentoring skills 
• Work as part of a team within the department and across departments to help achieve group, department and overall project goals. 
• Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-through on actions and deliverables 

Problem Solving: 
• Able to provide solutions using techniques that encourage team ownership and innovation 

responsibilities

Responsibilities: 
• Remove impediments for the team with tenacity and urgency 
• Facilitate Scrum events and ensure necessary preparation work is completed in advance to create efficient, engaging, and productive events 
• Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and maintaining the product backlog 
• Resolve team conflicts and coach the team in positive behaviors 
• Monitor team activity and progress against sprint goals 
• Manage artifacts in development tool 
• Lead retrospectives, capture minutes/actions and circulate 
• Capture sprint metrics for monitoring team performance 
• Attend project update meetings, milestone review meetings, and process improvement meetings 
• Coordinate with other Scrum teams and other cross-functional groups 
 

educational requirements

Bachelors