Scum Master / Agile Coach - 100% Remote - 6 - 9 Months Contract

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timePosted 10 days ago location United States salarySalary undisclosed
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Job Title Scrum Master Agile Coach Duration 6 - 9 Months Contract Location Remote A Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar is required for this role. Must have experience with Agile Transformation. Job description Scrum Master ensures the smooth operation of all Agile team processes and activities. This includes organizing and running daily stand-ups, sprint planning and sizing sessions, backlog grooming sessions, and end-of-sprint ceremonies. Scrum Master is responsible for tracking sprint progress and burn-down by creating dashboards and reports as needed. In this role, they are responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use. Essential Duties and Responsibilities bull Facilitates and supports all scrum events Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective. bull Work closely with Product Owners to drive backlog story grooming and to ensure backlog items are properly and fully defined prior to acceptance into a sprint. bull Resolves impediments to team workflows. bull Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver value quickly and at a high-quality standard. bull Gets team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques. bull Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines. bull Coaches the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team. bull Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback. bull Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization. bull Perform all other related duties as assigned. Job Qualifications bull Education Bachelorrsquos degree (B.A.B.S.) or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or a related discipline bull Experience Minimum 10 years Scrum Master Experience. Deep knowledge of Agile frameworks, practices and techniques required. bull Experience with transformation from Waterfall to Scrum methodology. bull Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and Agile coaching skills. bull Understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management (Waterfall) principles and practices. bull Project specific experience in data analytics and data warehousing. Experience with testing and background in business analysis preferred. bull An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above bull CertificationLicensure PMP, CSM certifications a plus