16 days old
2017-11-072017-12-05
  • Job Code
    583981

Our client has a 6+ month opportunity for an Scrum Master in Folsom, CA.


Key Responsibilities:


- Serve as a senior team member, responsible for facilitating the adoption, implementation and sustainability of Agile processes, principles, and practices


- Provide high-touch and hands-on team guidance, support, and coaching in close cooperation and collaboration across all roles and functions, to facilitate increasing maturity at a sustainable pace


- Assist team members in identifying, prioritizing and either clearing or escalating issues


- Provide training to Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Teams (i.e., individual and workshops)


- Serve as an advisor to teams; leading by example and challenging the status quo


- Perform ongoing assessments of the teams' Scrum maturity to inform ongoing support decisions


- Cultivate Communities of Practice


- Partner with Scrum Masters to identify and support opportunities to increase team maturity


- Partner with Product Owners to ensure vision, roadmap and personas are well-defined and understood


- Guide scrum masters on becoming better at facilitation and focusing teams on completing tasks


- Help teams continuously reflect and improve, becoming more effective in their roles and increasing their predictability, collaboration, and quality practices


- Promote environment and culture of experimentation and innovation


- Foster a trusting environment focused on servant leadership and continuous improvement


- Draft and maintain training materials, collect and collate feedback from training sessions


- Ensure Agile adherence and consistency while maintaining teams' abilities to be self- directed


Qualifications:


- Expert practitioner of Scrum and Lean Start Up


- Excellent communication, facilitation and relationship building skills


- Minimum of two (2) years of real-world Scrum coaching experience, guiding at least two (2) organizations through varied challenges of Scrum adoption


- Minimum of two (2) years as a practicing Scrum Master


- Diverse change management experience across multiple organizations, teams, products, environments and technologies


- Ability to facilitate discussion at all levels of the organization to resolve conflicts


- Experience with approaches for scaling Agile


- Stays current in the Agile space as exemplified by ongoing education in Agile frameworks training, conference attendance, user group participation and self-study


- Ability to travel


- Working knowledge of Agile tools (e.g., JIRA, Confluence)


- Working knowledge of the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures


- BA/BS or equivalent work experience required


- Coaching experience at a Fortune 500 (large size) organization highly desirable


- Scrum Coach Certification (CSC) required


- Certified Team Coach (CTC) preferred

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