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Sr. Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • 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

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • 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:

  • Charlotte, NC

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible
  • Find techniques for effective Product Backlog management
  • Help the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items
  • Understand product planning in an empirical environment
  • Ensure the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value
  • Understand and practice agility
  • Coach the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Help the Development Team create high-value products
  • Remove impediments to the Development Teams progress
  • Coach the Development Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood
  • Lead and coach the organization in its Scrum adoption
  • Plan Scrum implementations within the organization
  • Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development;
  • Causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team; and,
  • Work with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
  • Mentor, coach and support other more junior and peer level SMs
  • Drive forward SAFe maturity both within and across teams/dept/org
  • Be a champion of SAFe practices, principles and tools
  • Facilitate scrum team ceremonies, including the daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo, grooming and retrospectives
  • Shield team from outside distractions and interferences
  • Track and remove impediments from the team
  • Leverage tools and insight to help develop the team’s predictability and progress
  • Coach team members in Agile practices

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • 4+ years Agile experience
  • Minimum of 1 year leadership experience working in a SAFe environment
  • Leading SAFe/SAFe Agilist Certification - Scaled Agile Framework
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I, II, or III - Scrum.org
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) - Scrum Alliance
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Enthusiastic and high energy
  • Continually be growing ones craft by learning new practices and techniques to better serve your teams
  • Help teams bring transparency to the Scrum Artifacts so that teams can inspect and adapt their work and progress towards their Sprint Goal continuously
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills
  • Proven conflict resolution ability