Scrum Master in Harrisburg, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Scrum Master for a 24+month contract opportunity with a client in Charlotte, NC (University area)

The Scrum Master will instill an agile mindset and build a culture of continuous learning, leading by example. The coach will work with the programs/ portfolios to assess maturity in agile principles and practices. It is expected that the coach will maintain a continuous improvement backlog and show consistent improvement in the adoption of practices/principles, while highlighting/escalating roadblocks and showstoppers.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate as an embedded member of the customer's team at either and executive level or team level to facilitate and train the implementation of Agile methodologies in both the maintenance and development of mission critical software or organizational change
  • Work with the customer stakeholders to help identify gaps in knowledge and understanding of how Agile works and lead the teams through training and enablement sessions where the basic concepts, organizational approaches, tools, and underlying technologies can be understood.
  • Work with the teams to create visions, roadmaps and release plans, and establish good refinement habits to create a good Product Backlog, identify and manage interactive dependencies within a complex systems environment
  • Work with the teams to identify and implement process and infrastructure improvements to improve both immediate and long-term productivity using Agile practices and tools that will bring the customer value
  • Work with the teams to identify and mitigate impediments and risks to their end goal
  • Proactively resolve conflict between people, teams, and organizations
  • Communicate issues effectively to the Scrum Masters , Senior Leadership and Program Managers/Project Managers to ensure the timely execution of the customer's objectives
  • Facilitate an environment of team spirit and excitement around adaptive changes

Required Skills:

  • 18 months of full-time coaching experience across multiple teams and at least. 3 years of overall experience with at least 12 months of industry relevant consulting experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills regardless of nationality origin.
  • Ability to train agile content and create individual training content as needed
  • Previous experience with helping organizations transition to Agile processes and frameworks in a software development and maintenance environment.
  • Possess a passion for consulting with capability to stretch and apply your skills in an open, entrepreneurial 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 14th 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.