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Scrum Master III in Wayne, PA at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

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Job Description

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. 

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Chesterbrook, PA

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • 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 Project Managers to support development and software delivery.
  • 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.
  • Resolve or escalate blocking impediments as necessary.
  • Coach the development team and stakeholders on how to use Agile/Scrum practices.
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Create an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration. 

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master with 5+ years Scrum Master experience (ideally in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe))
  • 7+ years of information technology / Business Intelligence (BI) / analytics experience, either as Scrum Master or other direct experience. 
  • 5-7 years Agile experience (any combination of Scrum Master, Product Owner, coach / trainer). 
  • Experience running multiple scrum teams. 

     
  • Thorough understanding of agile analytics and software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects.
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and leading teams that leverage Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration processes.
  •  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 (TFS).
  • Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) Agile or Scrum templates.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of test driven development and virtues of coded unit tests.
  • Previous technical experience with the Microsoft technology stack (C#, SQL Server) as well as Microsoft Azure and Qlik and PowerBI is desired. Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems, BI or Analytics, or Engineering; or equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience with CA PPM tool is a plus.