Scrum Master

  • Nytec Inc,
  • San Francisco, CA
Scrum Master, CSM, Agile,
Contract W2, 12 months
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

The Ideal Candidate will have:

• 2+ Scrum Master experience

• 6+ years of information technology experience; PM, TM or hands on experience as a developer of QA

• Experience and proven success in driving initiatives and being adaptable and flexible working with different types of people and personalities.

• Experience in a Big Data/Data Warehouse ecosystems

• Experience working in environments with different Agile approaches (i.e. Scrum, Kanban)

• Previous technical experience working in Data driven projects using technologies such as, but not limited to: Essbase, Microstrategy, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Analysis Services Cubes, Python, Cloud technologies

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings

• Work collaboratively with Product Owners, cross-functional development teams, and Technical Managers to support development and data delivery to our Business Partners both internal and external

• Assist the Product Owner in user story creation/prioritization and product Backlog grooming via emergent requirement elicitation while supporting overall organizational goals

• Track and report Scrum team velocity and manage Sprint capacity

• Manage high-level budgeting and time tracking

• Resolve or escalate blocking impediments as necessary

• Coordinate dependencies between teams with other Scrum Masters/Technical Managers

• Work with Technical managers to manage team capacity

• Coach the team and stakeholders on Agile/Scrum practices

• Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility

• Ensure cross functional coordination (analysts, developers and testers) is occurring early and often.

• Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information; responsible for creating clear status reporting to leadership

• Create an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration

• Must have 2+ Scrum Master experience

• 6+ years of information technology experience; PM, TM or hands on experience

• Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects; thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures

• Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines; candidate will be responsible for management of more than one scrum team

• 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

• Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate

• Ability to understand and communicate technical issues

• Highly adaptable to changing environment

• Excellent interpersonal skills while working with diverse teams and remaining calm under pressure and cognizant of how you are perceived

• SM needs to have situational awareness with an understanding of when to listen and when to be assertive.

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail

• Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task

• Must be effective and efficient in identifying and proposing creative, innovative solutions to complex, time-critical challenges.

Posted By

Malik Ahmed

Dice Id : 90957158
Position Id : 317023
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