Wilkes-Barre, PA | Contract

Post Date: 07/09/2018 Job ID: 226684 Industry: ERT
Job Title: ScrumMaster

Required Skills: 

• 5+ years of experience as the member of an Agile scrum development team 
• At least one project of medium complexity as the ScrumMaster leading an Agile scrum development team 
• Able to perform the complete system life cycle using the Agile Scrum Methodology phases from project initiation, analysis and requirements, design, coding, testing and implementation 
• Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria as to when code is “ Ready” 
• Schedule/facilitate sprint planning meeting(s) prior to the beginning of each sprint 
• Ability to break down project schedule/sprint schedule into measurable activities that do not exceed five days in length 
• Communicate stories for the upcoming sprint to the backlog owner and stakeholders 
• Support the Backlog Owner and Portfolio Manager in updating weekly critical path analysis charts 
• Schedule and facilitate daily scrum sessions 
• Add or remove stories based on burn-down of the current sprint 
• Ability to determine the workload of each member during each sprint so that maximum features are developed as early as possible 
• Facilitate retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint/project – ensure highest priority retrospective points are followed up on and closed out 
• Monitor team backlog daily and ensure it accurately reflects the current state, including time to be burned and status 
• Participate in Release retrospective and cross team retrospectives 

Desired Skills: 
• Able to generate test cases and have knowledge of producing a Requirement Traceability Matrix document 
• Able to adhere to client development standards and SOX compliance 
• Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical 
• Proven ability to develop and maintain system documentation 
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction 
• Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent 

Additional Provisions 
• Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check. 
• Once candidate’ s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process. 
• If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance. 
• All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status Green Card. 
• Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years. 
• Cannot have more than 6 months cumulative outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.) 

Place and Period of Performance 
• Hours of support: 
o The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday. 
o Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts. 
• Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA 

Candidates must be a US Citizen 

Duration 3 months


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