Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

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Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Scrum Master. This role is primarily responsible for leading teams and following the Agile framework. This role will work closely with other scrum masters, product owners, team members, and management to define, deploy, and optimize Agile based processes for our client.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the Team is fully functional and productive, shielding them from external interfaces
  • Provides a servant leadership style
  • Role models situations and behaviors for their teams
  • Removes barriers and impediments that are preventing the team from completing work
  • Captures metrics to monitor Team and project health (Burn-Down Chart, velocity, etc.)
  • Mentoring Team members and promotes Agile thinking, ensures adherence to the process
  • Performs the following Agile practices and processes to ensure the integrity of the Agile framework
  • Facilitates estimation activities (story points, Planning Poker)
  • Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner;
  • Maintains the backlog and physical Scrum (task) board in partnership with the Team and Product Owner
  • Ensures artifact quality
  • Captures and track impediments, risks and dependencies until resolution
  • Updates team's improvement backlog with commitments from the Retrospective
  • Completes and shares the team's Commitment report and End of Sprint Report based on the Demo and Product Owner acceptance.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a four year college or university or 5 years' experience in lieu of a degree
  • 1-4 years' experience with project concepts and practices
  • Work experience in addition to degree: 1-3 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM)
  • Proficient in multiple Agile frameworks (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience moving teams and organizations from waterfall to Agile methodologies
  • Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
  • Interacts effectively with others at all levels of the organization
  • Makes persuasive and informative presentations.

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.