Scrum Master -Charlotte, NC/Detroit, MI

Project Management, Scrum, CSM, Scrum master, Product owner, Waterfall, Agile, Planning
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

DTS is looking for Scrum Master for a long term contract with our direct client Position in Charlotte, NC/Detroit, MI.

No third party C2C allowed. Candidates have to work directly with us on our W-2.


  • Facilitates the sizing of stories during the planning sprint, backlog grooming, or sprint planning sessions for the team.
  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, product owners, project sponsors, vendors and key clients.
  • Facilitates Agile ceremonies for 1-2 teams.
  • Uses historical velocity and planned velocity to assist team with commitments o Works with the project sponsor and product owner to determine staffing requirements.
  • Assist with identifying which resources need to be procured outside the organization.
  • Involves team in identifying and removing impediments and known risks through analysis and prioritization
  • Maintains risk register and escalates where needed o Utilizes standardized tools and techniques for estimating costs associated with a project including physical, financial and human capital costs.
  • Continuously monitors the actual cost of a project versus the budget.
  • Reviews expenditures and evaluates factors that may potentially cause cost changes.
  • Conducts in-depth root cause analysis of project budget discrepancies.
  • Effectively utilizes progress indicators such as burn-down and burn-up charts.
  • Utilizes the team ?definition of done? to guide the team during their sprint commitments.
  • Uses collaborative engagement techniques.
  • Ensures scope, goals, milestones, budget, risk, status, change requests and critical issues are effectively communicated to the client and project team.
  • Effectively facilitates retrospectives to pull actionable changes for the team.
  • Conducts formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.

Mandatory Skills:

Minimum of 1-3 years of Scrum Master experience

Certified Scrum Master (CSM or related certification strongly preferred)

  • 3+ years of information technology experience o Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years managing projects o Thorough understanding of agile and waterfall methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Experience working with both agile and waterfall methodologies on large scale, technically complex projects.
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects.
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
  • Data driven analysis skills for measuring and managing delivery.
  • Experience with relevant business software (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Team Foundation Server).
  • Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server Agile, Jira or similar tool.
  • Controls a program level view and status and uses the information in Clarity/Open Workbench to communicate on multiple projects and programs at a time.
  • Able to use Clarity/Open Workbench tool to determine how the intersection of multiple projects and programs impacts the department.
  • Able to use the Clarity/Open Workbench tool develop departmental budgets.

Desired Skills:
Prior experience working in a diverse setup with multiple lines of business is desirable


Contact :

Rajesh Kumar

Digital Technology Solutions (DTS)


Dice Id : 10122283
Position Id : 6998232
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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