Senior Scrum Master in Sandy Hook, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Scrum Master. In this role the candidate will serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. The Scrum Master will drive the appropriate Agile methodology focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The Scrum Master will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as scrum master for one or more teams
  • Integrates Agile & Lean principles into team practices and work products
  • Ensures team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery
  • Acts as an Agile mentor/coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role
  • Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)
  • Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community
  • Facilitates teamwork and continuous improvement of the team's agile and XP engineering practices
  • Introduces new and advanced practices to improve the team and their delivery
  • Demonstrates ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions
  • Understands domain architecture and upstream/downstream dependencies
  • Stay current on domain architecture targets to support the team in risk management
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization

Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of Agile experience
  • 4+ years of Agile experience
  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • 1+ year of experience as a Scrum Master for software development teams
  • Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification, or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification
  • SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)

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.