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Scrum Master

Miami, FL
Date Added: August 19, 2019
 
We are looking for a Scrum Master for a contract position in Downtown Miami, Florida.

Candidates need to have experience managing multiple teams and scrum masters and be very strong on scrum/agile/SAFe details.

Job Summary:
The Scrum Master facilitates across multiple scrum teams. They escalate impediments, manage risk, and help drive program-level continuous improvement. The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating program events including planning workshops, retrospectives, Program Leadership Team Meetings, and the Scrum of Scrums.

Responsibilities:
  • Manages programs to align them to value delivered to the business
  • Coordinates cross-team planning workshops
  • Collaborates with the program leadership team to prioritize and manage program backlogs
  • Communicates program plans and progress to broad stakeholder audiences
  • Aggregates team objectives into Program Objectives and publishes for visibility and transparency
  • Ensure value delivered by a program is tracked through metrics
  • Assists with program execution and feature completion tracking
  • Provides visibility into program health, progress, and impediments
  • Regularly inspects the program process to Client and address the major concerns
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties and/or vendors
  • Drives program-level continuous improvement via retrospectives and Inspect and Adapt workshops
  • Coaches and mentors others on team and program level Quality Practices and Communities of Practice around SAFe, Scrum, and Agile program management
  • Facilitates PI planning readiness; Vision, backlogs and facilities
  • Facilitates program-level agile ceremonies
  • Tracks and resolves escalated risks and dependencies, coordinates resolution with technology leadership
  • Maintains proper communication with all the technical and non-technical teams involved
  • Provides input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Fosters the preparation of vision and backlogs to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
  • Establishes, tracks, and manages program budgets
  • Creates, maintains, and publishes PI calendar in collaboration with peers
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technology, or software engineering preferred
  • Agile Certification (PSM/CSM or PMI- ACP) preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification helpful
Experience:
  • Working knowledge of application development, processes, trends and best practices
  • Knowledgeable in agile methodology and techniques (i.e. Kanban, Scrum, PI planning etc.)
  • 5-7 years of previous project management and/or Agile experience
  • 1-2 years of previous experience as a ScrumMaster preferred
  • Experience with various project management tools and techniques
  • Risk management, strategic planning, and change management experience
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, presentation, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/


Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.

Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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