Scrum Master in Boston, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/25/2019
  • Job ID:
    285754

Job Description

Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Scrum Master. In this role the candidate will act as Scrum Master for 2-3 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work, primarily the Infrastructure and Helpdesk teams. This role facilitate decision-making, issue resolution and consensus among the team members and dependent teams. The candidate will embrace a servant-leader role across scrum teams and support them by proactively identifying and removing impediments and dependencies, internal to the team as well as external, dealing with cross-functional teams as appropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, and all other Scrum events (Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Retrospectives, Squad Health Checks, etc.)
  • Work with the Development Team and Product Owner to maintain the Product Backlog
  • Coach teams daily on Scrum principles
  • Monitor Sprint Burndown Charts and maintain other productivity metrics
  • Protect the Sprint Backlog from scope creep
  • Act as liaison between stakeholders and teams to negotiate Sprint scope
  • Facilitate Sprint Reviews, using outcome to work with product management in updating the Product Backlog
  • Facilitate Sprint Retrospectives and expedites plans for improvement
  • Adapt project management framework to stakeholder, project, and team needs
  • Monitor and document project variance
  • Communicate clearly and consistently with stakeholders about project status
  • Manage risks and have risk mitigation plans in place
  • Assist Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) in implementing Agile recommended practices, processes, and tools
  • Assist Project Management Office (PMO) in compiling regular updates for senior management, coordinating company-wide demos, and assisting in development projects as necessary (such as rolling out new tools and technologies to teams)

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 27 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.