23 Dec
Scrum Master
Missouri, Kansas city , 64106 Kansas city USA

job summary:Randstad Technologies is seeking a Senior Scrum Master for an opportunity with a financial services institution in Kansas City, MO. The Scrum Master will be paired with an internal Coach, who will be the lead.

Responsibilities
  • Guide the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Ensure alignment with company development, security and other technology policies
  • Establish and break down a sprint schedule into measurable activities, ensuring dependencies are met
  • Help the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities, sustainability, and scope
  • Help balance the prioritization of technical debt against new feature innovation and software delivery
  • Facilitate team meetings, including the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, Iteration Retrospective, and other Agile ceremonies
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Produce reports on team performance
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Help the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitate the team retrospective
  • Guide the team in establishing normalized estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Features and Capabilities
  • Coordinate activities with internal staff, as well as outsourced or offshore staff to ensure projects/products are progressing within budget and on schedule
  • Support the team effort in detecting, resolving and preventing defects and bugs and producing quality code
  • Coordinate addressing external and internal requests to the development team

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Technology field.
  • 5+ years managing application development projects including medium to large scale deployments
  • 1-year minimum experience managing with backlog tools, specifically JIRA
  • Experience coordinating or serving on cross-functional teams or environments
  • Ability to interact effectively with various levels of the organization
  • Ability to coach members of the team, under the direction of an internal Agile coach
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience managing, coordinating, and escalating both internal and external dependencies for a team
  • Preferred PMP, CSM, and/or SAFe certification
location: KANSAS CITY, Missourijob type: Contractsalary: $50 - 65 per hourwork hours: 8am to 5pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:
  • Guide the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Ensure alignment with company development, security and other technology policies
  • Establish and break down a sprint schedule into measurable activities, ensuring dependencies are met
  • Help the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities, sustainability, and scope
  • Help balance the prioritization of technical debt against new feature innovation and software delivery
  • Facilitate team meetings, including the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, Iteration Retrospective, and other Agile ceremonies
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Produce reports on team performance
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Help the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitate the team retrospective
  • Guide the team in establishing normalized estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Features and Capabilities
  • Coordinate activities with internal staff, as well as outsourced or offshore staff to ensure projects/products are progressing within budget and on schedule
  • Support the team effort in detecting, resolving and preventing defects and bugs and producing quality code
  • Coordinate addressing external and internal requests to the development team
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
skills:
  • Scrum Master
  • Project Management
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