Technical Scrum Master


Contract: Independent, W2



    Job Description

    KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from startups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

    Job Details
    Job Title: Scrum Master
    Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States (4Days Office, One Day WFH)
    Duration: Expected to be 6 months with possible of extensions.


    • Our client is seeking an experienced professional to serve in a Scrum Master capacity for our enterprise Data Science Program.
    • Will work directly with the product owner and data scientists on the programs Intelligence Generation Scrum Team.
    • Their efforts will ensure this team helps accelerate the delivery of new data science predictive models and capabilities.
    • The ideal candidate is first and foremost a proactive Scrum Master, who has a passion for data science and is an excellent communicator.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Serves their team by facilitating team events and coaching the team to achieve higher levels of agile mastery

    Protect the team from harmful external influences and proactively assist with removing impediments and blockers

    Encourage and facilitate cross-team coordination and collaboration; Manage teams dependencies with third parties, release managers, or other Scrum teams

    Establish team-level cadence and drive team-level ceremonies (e.g. sprint planning, team retrospectives, backlog refinement, etc.)

    Provide actionable metrics on team performance and encourage experimentation by the team to drive better outcomes

    Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on team-level progress and quality

    Motivates teams to achieve outcomes and results

    Continuously tracking cross-team dependencies

    Required Qualifications:

    Bachelors degree in the applicable area of expertise (i.e. Project Management, Software Engineering. Data Science, Data Analytics, etc.)

    4+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Agile Coach

    Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and modern development practices

    Highly effective communicator; Ability to make things transparent and understandable

    Can easily consume information and participate in technical discussions among data scientists

    Great team player with contagious leadership skills

    Self-starter with experience working within, influencing within, and networking within the political climate of a large matrixed organization

    Thrives in a complex fast-paced environment

    Possesses bias towards action and experimentation

    Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

    Advanced Atlassian tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence) knowledge

    At KAYGEN, we are always looking for dynamic, talented and experienced individuals. We invite you to join our team of talented IT professionals, consulting at client locations across the globe. Our culture is team-orientated; we strive to stand by our core values of respect, honesty and integrity. Our team of experienced staffing experts will work with you to find you the best opportunity. For more information please visit us at

    Aftab Pathan,
    Talent Delivery Manager
    Email: | 100 Spectrum Center Dr. Ste 890, Irvine CA 92618
    Office: ext 207 I Cell:

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