Sr. Scrum Master in Charlotte, North Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • New York, NY

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Arrange for daily stand-up meetings, facilitate and schedule meetings, demo and follow local scrum ceremonies (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective, etc.)
  • Manage and Oversee at least 2 scrum teams. Own and conduct Scrum of Scrum meetings and other cross scrum team ceremonies
  • Properly manage the backlog and aid team in determining suitable commitments for product backlog items and sprints
  • Create a positive and easy communication channel (team, product owner, stakeholders)
  • Protect the team from outside interruptions and distractions and remove impediments
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation. Mentor junior scrum master and participate in department level COE (Center of Excellence)
  • Use Jira as a tool to assist scrum team efficiency
  • Help balance the prioritization of technical debt against new feature innovation and software delivery
  • Address team dynamics, resolve conflict and resource constraints

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3-5 years of Agile delivery experience / recent hands-on experience as a Scrum Master
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified or Professional Scrum Trainer (CST, PST)
  • Experience on software development teams with an understanding of software development and software quality disciplines
  • Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban principles
  • Passion for leading Scrum teams to continually improve quality and delivery
  • Proficient in agile/ scrum development methodology
  • Ability to work both in a team and alone
  • Working knowledge of a leading relational database management system