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Agile Scrum Master

Computer Resource Solutions

This is a Contract position in Riverwoods, IL posted November 7, 2019.

One of our fortune 500 client is looking for Agile Scrum Master.

An enthusiastic, proactive, highly skilled, hands-on individual who will be responsible for optimizing Agile development process/practices, systematically reducing cycle time and introducing built-in-quality.

The focus is on Infrastructure projects.

Database knowledge is required.

In this role, the Scrum Master will work directly with database engineers, technical developers, testers, product owners, product managers, and other technology areas to ensure rapid product delivery.

Responsibilities: Drives the team to high performing levels by creating a healthy Agile environment, provides Agile coaching to team (test first, XP, etc.) Schedules and facilitates all relevant meetings for the release, including sprint pipeline grooming, release planning, sprint planning and daily stand ups/huddles Protects the team, facilitates the removal of issues/blockers/impediments, and helps the team resolve dependencies Responsible for facilitating the sprint pipeline grooming that gets the User Story to Ready state Manages the release and sprint timelines, follows up on key action items Assesses the scrum team s velocity for the upcoming sprint and tracks the sprint health Facilitates the sprint review and demo, sprint retrospective.

Captures and distributes feedback Provides status updates to Product Owners, business stakeholders and management Completes Product Development Process (PDP) documentation Plans and coordinates deployments, production releases and assures they are complete Maintains release information in Clarity and Jira Ensures test environment and data is set up properly, with all necessary dependencies Identify dependencies between agile teams and help communicate and resolve dependencies between different teams.

Participate in Portfolio (Scrum of Scrums) forum within the Agile Release Train to communicate agile teams progress, dependencies and impediments Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

You will be successful if you can: Be a thought leader and develop skillsets of agile team in product development Break down complex requirements into workable technical stories to solve the product owner s problems Bring your innovation and collaborate with other scrum masters on process improvements Actively contribute to instill best practices to build and support a strong product development team Basic Qualifications: Bachelor s Degree (Computer Science or MIS preferred) or equivalent work experience 3yrs working in a technology environment.

Understanding of the Data bases.

Proficient with MS Office, MS Project and Quality Center.

Jira and/or Rally.

Highly skilled with extensive proficiency in Agile/Scrum software product development Ability to work in a team environment and take ownership of delivery Ability to effectively prioritize workload and manage changes in direction Ability to interpret and apply required policies and procedures Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Self-motivated with high level of initiative and strong work ethic.

Ability to work under pressure of multiple projects and deadlines Ability to manage various tasks/projects simultaneously.

Flexible and adaptive to changes.

Skilled at working independently or in a team setting.

– provided by Dice