Description: Our client is currently seeking a Scrum Master III
Works with multiple product managers, BAs and development teams to assure requirements are captured and recorded using the appropriate agile methodology, such as Scrum, Kanban
Works as a Scrum Master within the teams to effectively fulfill project objectives.
Develops a deep knowledge of all aspects of the project, helps define priorities and effectively manages planning, execution, and monitoring to successful conclusion.
Facilitates Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-Ups, Product Demos and Sprint Retrospectives
Manage and effectively deliver features committed to for the Release Train.
Supports Product Owners in developing, maintaining and grooming Product Backlog
Removes impediments/blockers in order to keep teams productive
Identifies and manages dependencies with many other internal or external teams
Provides metrics and status to leadership, program manager and project sponsors
Support/Collaborate with team members to implement Agile/Scrum best practices Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
Diligently prepare and collate project progress/status, issues & risks
Meticulously track action items and drive them to closure
Development capacity planning and helping in release scheduling
Actively manage project risks and issues
Initiates, builds, and maintains good relationships with IT and business management to help facilitate effective completion of project work.
Prepares project status reports, burndowns, and keeps management, project sponsors and project stakeholders informed of project status and related issues.
Working in a highly visible role as Scrum Master at the SAFe Value Stream layer, team consists mostly of Designers: UI, UX, and Researchers working in Kanban.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the IT field
A minimum of 2 years of Scrum master experience using Agile methodologies
Strong professional experience in Agile development
Ability to manage a team of creative individuals working in different lanes
Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
• Excellent leadership and communications skills required.
• Experience working in a matrix team consisting of contractors, teammates and vendors with various skills and disciplines.
• Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a demanding business and IT environment.
• Certified Scrum master Certification (CSM)
Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
High level of comfort with explicitly taking accountability and holding appropriate parties accountable
Experience with communication tools such as Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Jira or similar Agile Portfolio Management Solution
Understanding and knowledge of unique factors and challenges of software development
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