Senior Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/8/2020
  • Job ID:
    293496

Job Description

Senior Scrum Master:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Senior Scrum Master. In this role the candidate will facilitate and monitor the Scrum process from initiation through delivery. The candidate will serve as a liaison between the product owners and development team to ensure that all targets and requirements are met. This position facilitates productivity by removing impediments team will encounter, mediating through conflicts, helping team to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains product backlog
  • Removes or addresses process impediments.
  • Mentoring and coaching Scrum teams to instill agile values and principles and lead by example
  • Coordinating across other agile teams for complex projects
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc.)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness.
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project

Qualifications:

  • Overall 7+ years of IT working experience in SDLC processes
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, relationship and negotiating skills
  • Ability to build relationships across the enterprise with Lines of Businesses, Technology, and Business where relevant
  • Takes ownership of day-to-day issues and escalations and brings issues to resolution
  • Experience in working in large global complex matrix organizations
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Scrum Master experience
  • Candidate must have Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification from Scrum Alliance or Scrum.org etc.
  • Managing Scrum process and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Driving adoption of engineering practices and best coding practices
  • Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress (Burndown charts etc.)
  • Everything you will find necessary to increase the development effectiveness.
  • Helping teams adhere to the best engineering practices and the Definition of Done.
  • Facilitate team's self-organization and growth
  • Facilitate communication and improve transparency, remove impediments the team will encounter
  • Track and communicate team progress, as well as sprint or release progress
  • Organize and facilitate Scrum events
  • Encourage discussion, conflict resolution, alternatives or different approaches
  • Help mitigate distractions and increase the team's focus
  • Be an active part of the Scrum Master community within company and participate in continuous improvement within this discipline
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Review and confirm the appropriate resources and participants needed to achieve project goals are assigned
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Build, develop, and grow any partner relationships vital to the success of the project

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience as a hands-on developer is strongly preferred.
  • Previous banking experience
  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally) Project Management software

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.