Sr. Scrum Master/Project Manager

Boston, MA

Posted: 10/12/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 227644

Sr. Scrum Master/Project Manager

Softworld’ s client is looking for a Senior level Scrum Master/Project Manager for a contract to hire position.  The Mosaic Technology Group is responsible for innovating and building technical solutions to meet the unique needs of our clients.  In the past few years, this company has migrated from a waterfall project methodology to agile delivery model that allows the technology team to deliver value to our investors on a regular basis, improving their overall technology experience.

REQUIRED SKILLS: RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings for our Mosaic Technology team(s).
  • The Scrum Master will motivate the team, argue for changes and that will ensure both quality and timeliness of deliverables, and remove impediments on a regular basis.
  • Provide on-going coaching to the teams on how to use and apply Agile/Scrum practices
  • Facilitate all agile ceremonies – Daily scrums, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective – and also facilitate back log refinement sessions.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner, Program Owners, and Technical Architecture Leads to ensure that the project vision is understood.
  • Support and advise the Product Owner on maintenance of the product backlog.
  • Provide Sprint Results to Program Owners (sprint planning as well as sprint completion) thereby improving transparency for all stakeholders.
  • Support assigned scrum team(s), facilitate team productivity as opposed to dictating or assigning work.
  • JIRA and Confluence maintenance
  • Project and Program status reporting
  • Monitoring of time tracking and budget impacts

Keys to the position:

1.  Must have a minimum of 5+ years of Project Management experience

2.  Must have at least 2 years of being a Scrum Master

3.  Jira is what we are using so this experience is a strong +

4.  Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills

5.  Awareness and experience with Agile techniques/concepts (XP, Scrum, Kanban, user stories, estimation, Continuous testing, automated testing, release planning, measuring velocity, creating burn down charts/reports, retrospective formats, defect handling)
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