Scrum Master

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    • Scrum Master

    Job Description

    Title: Scrum Master

    Location: Wilmington, DE

    Client Industry: Financial Services

    Our client is searching for a Scrum Master to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis in Wilmington, DE. This is a hybrid role with 3 days per week in the office.

    Essential Duties:
    * Plan and lead planning sessions
    * Prioritize and refine platform backlog
    * Partner and collaborate with Engineering, Development and SRE functions to ensure the features delivered satisfy customer, project need and according to roadmap
    * Help the organization identify impediments and Client ways to remove dependencies
    * Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
    * Foster strategic relationships within the Merchant Services Infrastructure team and across the firm
    * Lead Agility team members drive ways of working consistently across the organization
    * Help assess the Agile health and fluency of the team and coach to higher effectiveness, at a pace that is sustainable
    * Identify and use metrics to support and guide continuous improvement
    * Use professional coaching, mentoring, facilitation and training to build agile mindsets and thrive in an agile environment
    * Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
    * Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and lead by example
    * Collaborate to build interactive trainings and training programs to support budding Agilist and experts alike

    This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

    • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience

    • Strong familiarity and adherence to core Agile values and principles

    • Experience as a practicing Scrum Master or Kanban Practitioner on a team

    • A mindset of servant leadership

    • An Agile mindset: "An attitude that equates failure and problems with opportunities for learning, a belief that we can all improve over time, that our abilities are not fixed but evolve with effort. " - Linda Rising

    • Ability to collaborate with and influence people at various levels

    • Sound understanding of a scaling framework such as LeSS

    • Leverage skills from coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution, and more to serve the team(s)

    About Korn Ferry

    Korn Ferry unleashes potential in people, teams, and organizations. We work with our clients to design optimal organization structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward and motivate their workforce while developing professionals as they navigate and advance their careers. To learn more, please visit Korn Ferry at ;/span>