Scrum Master 9/3/2016

Expert Technical Atlanta, GA

Company
Expert Technical
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28635913
AJE Ref #
576086905
Location
Atlanta, GA
Job Type
Regular

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Scrum Master

DESCRIPTION

Expert Technical has a Scrum Master role available for our client in the Atlanta area. This is a contract role with a strong possibility of going permanent. Excellent benefits provided.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Act as Scrum Master for two to three teams, helping them best leverage Agile methodology to maximize productivity
* Facilitate cross-team communication and coordination
* Develop a deep understanding of our product offering and vision to guide our teams
* Track and assist in execution of development roadmaps
* Emphasize code quality, with an emphasis on small, focused user stories
* Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback
* Work with Product and otherinternal teams to resolve resource conflicts, clarify project priorities, understand features, capabilities
* Remove impediments or guide the team to remove them
* Identify and manage risks for development schedules
* Ensure a regular cadence of delivery for projects
* Provide feedback and suggestions for continual improvement of the agile process itself
* Facilitate getting work done efficiently by facilitating discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
* Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency and sharing information

REQUIREMENTS:

* BS/BA or greater
* Certified Scrum Master (CSM); OtherScrum certifications such as Certified Scrum Product Owner are a plus
* 1 or more years experience as a Scrum Master
* Experience with continuous delivery, DevOps, and release management
* Solid knowledge of Agile development techniques
* Experience with customer-facing Web application development
* Familiarity with object-oriented design principles and database concepts
* Ability to translate technical input/concerns from team to business owners and stake holders
* Familiarity with Jira and Jira Agile configuration and administration
* Strong organizational skills
* Excellent communication and mentoring skills
* Record of empowering individuals to work in a team to deliver quality software on schedule
* Demonstrated ability to help teams commit to a set of tasks and timely delivery of the commitments