Scrum Master/Senior Project Manager in Davie, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Job Description

Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Scrum Master to work on a contract position with one of our clients located in Davie, FL. In this role the candidate will guide the team and the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values and how to get the most out of self-organization. The Scrum Master will lead the development, documentation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review documentation of computer systems and guide decisions about development and testing of these systems
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 5 years for a software development team or other technical teams that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • A Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical degree
  • Knowledge of JIRA or other Agile project management tools and proficiency in MS office tools
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

Preferred Skills/Education:

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 6-8 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
  • Previous experience as a team lead
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • A Master's degree in Computer Science or other related technical fields
  • Knowledge of JIRA or other Agile tools
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Certification: Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and Scaled Agile Framework consultant (SAFe SPC 4), Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma process improvement

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.