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Scrum Master

Roles and Responsibilities:

Experience with scrum project management, agile software development, and software version control management a plus
Scaled Agile Framework experience; working as a part of an Agile Development (Scrum) Team
Background in Agile Software Development, specifically software user story development
Experience using engineering environments and tools that support agile development, and especially SAFe, such as JIRA, CA Agile Rally, VersionOne, Confluence, IBM RTC/CLM
Agile development experience implementing systems
Works with the Agile teams and Solution Architecture Team to determine the best approach ensure the overall software architecture supports the project Concept of Operations
Supports all Agile teams to ensure effective end-to-end capability threads are being implemented
Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other meetings
Track and communicate Agile metrics which may include team velocity and sprint/Program Increment (PI) progress within the Scaled Agile (SAFe) framework
Maintain process documentation
Support and enforce the Agile methodology and SAFe framework used by the project team
Fulfill the role of the Scrum Master, leading Agile development teams in the delivery of business critical, enterprise software development projects to our production systems
Ensure the Scrum Framework is implemented effectively and provides coaching and training at the team level to maximize its benefits
Support the Product Owner
Assist with product backlog maintenance
Assist with internal and external communication to improve transparency
Be a Servant Leaders for the Agile Development (Scrum) Team
Assist with making appropriate commitments to deliver business value through story selection, definition of tasks and estimation
Participate proactively in developing and maintaining standards, tools and best practices
Identify and remove impediments
Facilitate team discussion and conflict resolution
Help the team to learn from experience
Empower the team to self-organize
Provide support with risk management, release management, and facilitate release planning activities,
Adopt a positive attitude about Agile processes, ensure tasks are flowing from one phase to the next, facilitate the basics of the process (i.e. transparency, project information is current, impediments are being eliminated)
Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders.
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of customer’s lifecycles, standards, and supporting processes and practices
Minimum Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and 10 years’ experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Scrum Master on a Scrum team

Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching others how to become Agile
Certification: Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) or SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must have experience in communicating with all levels of executives.
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
Experience with multiple Agile teams in different organizations.
Ability to understand technical legacy systems and associated component functionalities.
Experience with enterprise architecture, application planning, and deployment.
Preferred Certifications:
Certification in one or more of these designations is preferred:
SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
Project Management Professional (PMP)®
Job Number: x20190158
Job Location: Linthicum, MD
Rate: Open
Duration: Long Term
Input Date: 10/15/2019
Last Updated: 11/19/2019
Attention: Woody Arnold
Address: 4518 SEABOARD LN
City, State: FORT COLLINS, CO 80525
Phone: 970/282-9287

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