Agile Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    294869

Job Description

Agile Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an Agile Scrum Master. The Scrum Master is a servant leader who coordinates and facilitates agile ceremonies, processes and execution of change delivery across an agile team. They removes impediments outside of the team's control, promote and coach best practice, and enable relentless improvement within the team. They work with the Product Owner to ensure agile value delivery through effective product backlog management. Responsible to stay abreast of the enterprise change standards as defined on Changescape.

Responsibilities:

  • Software Lifecycle - Using their strong understanding and proficiency of the software lifecycle, orchestrates it across a team or application, clarifying responsibilities for all involved. Understands the roles and responsibilities of other teams who participate in the lifecycle, e.g. production support, infrastructure, and engages as required.
  • Planning Tracking Reporting - Is able to adapt plans to respond to change. Plans, monitors and tracks the activities of team members while ensuring that the work in progress is managed. Engages directly with stakeholders to share team velocity, and to prioritize tasks against goals. Reports on team progress, delivery and release cadence. Manages the dependencies of key deliverables and highlights any potential risks and dependencies. Adjusts plans based on feedback on delivered business value, change in investment, and prioritizes using cost of delay. Uses feedback loops to improve team processes, knowledge and behaviors.
  • Change Design & Methodology - Manages change flow across an application or product. Ensures high quality change, through small batch sizes delivered safely at speed, with zero-downtime.

Required Skills:

  • Strong communication skills to work with senior management to deliver requirements
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, quality management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills regardless of nationality origin.
  • The desired candidate will have a 4 year degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years as a Scrum master using Scrum or Kanban. Prior experience managing technology projects is required
  • Previous experience with helping organizations transition to Agile processes and frameworks in a software development and maintenance environment
  • Have advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle and of several software development methodologies

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.