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Scrum Master

Company: NR Consulting LLC
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Job Title: Scrum Master
Location: Atlanta, GA - (Local)
Position Type: Contract with Possible extension
Duration: 9+ months

Short Description:
Under general supervision, applies project management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques in supporting project leads. Drives the development and application of project management methodology and culture.

Complete Description:
As a Scrum Master, you will work closely with delivery teams, release management, business partners, and other parts of the organization including senior level leadership to ensure effective software delivery based upon defined agile values & principles. The goal of each Scrum Master is to a servant leader to the team. They are also someone who leads by example and knows how to bring out the best in people.

Responsibilities In This Role
---Responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings.
---Increase team efficiency and predictability
---Motivate teams to be successful
---Working for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness.
---Ensuring observance of DoD (Definition of done)
---Abide by GDC's agile frameworks (i.e., SAFe, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, TDD, LeSS, or Nexus etc.).
---Partner with leadership and other Scrum Masters across portfolios to lead continuous improvement opportunities with agile transformation.
---Bring disclosure and transparency throughout all levels of the enterprise to help foster trust
---Responsible for the growth and development of new and existing Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Program Managers, delivery teams and agile release trains while they transition to agile and as they apply best practices through continuous improvement.
---Mentor and guide multiple teams on a day-to-day basis including program and portfolio levels roles such as Epic Owners
---Helps identify organizational impediments to successful agile transformation and work with the leadership team to create effective strategies to overcome them
---Ensure Lean-Agile concepts and principles are utilized
---Coordinate dependencies between teams, release trains, Centers of Excellence including other areas
What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)
---Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience.
---3+ years of previous experience as a Scrum Master
---Deep understanding of more than one Agile flavor such as Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, Nexus, DevOps, SAFe, etc.
---Experience with relevant Agile tools for managing work, prefer Azure Devops and understanding and believe that tools are enablers to agile whilst also using information radiators
---Experienced and skilled at teaching technical teams agile concepts, principles, frameworks, practices and methodologies
---Significant experience facilitating agile meetings and ceremonies involving the customer and key stakeholders, from initial backlog creation through successful release
---A detail-oriented disposition and clear concise communication skills are a must.
---Must be results oriented and capable of meeting or exceeding aggressive deadlines with attention to detail and highest quality results.
---Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written - group dynamics and coaching.
---Not afraid to raise issues and remove impediments from your team and/or the organization.
---Value continuous learning and improving.
---Familiarity and experience with agile engineering practices like Test Automation, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Azure DevOps, etc.
---Superior communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work across the organization, excellent synthesizing and organization skills, a professional demeanor and the ability to participate in a team environment are key to this position.
---This role requires a mastery of understanding of Lean - Agile values, principles and practices and candidates must be open to learning additional thinking. The candidate must be will willing to obtain an in-depth understanding of the organization's technology portfolio. The successful candidate we seek must have a demonstrable track record of achieving success in previous work situations.
What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)
---Certified in one or more of the following: Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP), SAFe 4.5 or other related agile certifications from a reputable organization.
---A PLUS if you have a SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM) certification
---A PLUS if you have a SAFe Dev Ops Practitioner (SDP) certification
---A PLUS if you have an ITIL certification
---A PLUS if you have a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
---3+ years of experience with one or more Agile development methodologies (i.e. Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, DevOps etc.)

Keywords: NR Consulting LLC, Atlanta , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Atlanta, Georgia

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