Agile Coach and Scrum Master jobs in Columbus, OH

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Modis Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH
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span B Agile Coach and Scrum Master jobs in Columbus, OH /B br   br A top Insurance company is looking to fill Agile Coach and Scrum Master jobs in Columbus, OH. Our client is looking for an Agile Coach and Scrum Master to transition two teams within CSB to agile lines:Work Distribution : Mobile & Web: Java technology - supporting application suite consisting of 8 applications. They are looking for someone to deliver high quality working software through adoption of innovative best practices. br   br B Job Description and Responsibilities: /B br ul
li Continuously monitors team throughput and/or velocity to achieve iteration goals and commitments; leads the team to deliver high-quality software /li li Uses technical and functional knowledge to remove roadblocks within the standing team and identify any technical risks that might have an impact on the delivery (risks with architecture, design, patterns, performance, security, etc.); communicates obstacles requiring outside resolution to the Project Manager /li li Facilitates effort or design estimates with the team to support iteration, release and project delivery within the Business Solution Area (BSA) /li li Collaborates with the line leads to provide guidance to the team in the areas of analysis, design, development and testing, and ensures that best practices are leveraged /li li Helps to drive skill uplift through the coaching of team members /li li Ensures the team is ready to accept the work by inspecting the quality of functional requirements for release or iteration planning (business requirements use cases, stories, etc.) /li li Leads iteration planning collaboratively, works with the Business Application Owner or Business Lead to build and maintain a prioritized product backlog /li li Facilitates retrospective, daily standups and show-and-tell meetings — to encourage collaboration, communication and feedback within the team; promotes a learning culture in the team /li li Collaborates with the project team to create transparency into the standing team's activities and progress by supporting program/project risk, issue and change management, and status reporting /li li Drives team performance to deliver high-quality software by eliminating waste and fostering an environment of continuous improvement, including facilitating decision making, conflict management and protecting the team from outside forces and distractions /li li Continuously improves iteration management capabilities by identifying best practices, adopting consistent, standard work and coaching/pairing across teams /li /ul
  br B Recommended Experiences: /B br ul
li Undergraduate studies (bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred) in business, management /li li information systems, computer science or a related field.  Technical work experience in the IT field. /li li Understanding of Agile concepts, practices and values /li li At least eight years of technical work experience in the information technology field /li li Two or more years of experience working within an iterative software development environment /li li Two or more years experience collaboratively leading an agile software development team while possessing a solid understanding of Agile concepts, practices and values /li li Experience using tools like IBM Rational Team Concert, Clarity, etc. /li /ul
  br B Performance Expectations for this role: /B br B Agile Management /B br ul
li Ensures that high-quality, secure working software