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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-00345
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/09/2018
Alluvion Staffing is seeking a Scrum Master (W2 ONLY) for an IMMMEDIATE 12+ month contract to hire role with a client in Jacksonville, FL.
 
W2 ONLY! ABSOLUTELY NO THIRD PARTIES PERMITTED! CONTRACT TO HIRE
 
OVERVIEW:
The Scrum Master will play a key role on new enterprise projects related to the development and design of innovative customer focused healthcare solutions projects. The Scrum Master will manage multiple projects within this programs and help align effectively with a 5 year road map. The client is building cutting edge technology in the healthcare space and they need a servant leader that can confidently navigate in a complex and exciting environment, delivering leading healthcare solutions to our customers.
Leveraging their Scrum training and experience, the Scrum master will balance agile software implementation with corporate constraints and politics. As a leader, they will collaborate and guide teams or individuals to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.
The Scrum Master will anticipate and resolve conflicts, focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect. The Scrum master will shield team from outside distractions and interferences and remove impediments to delivery
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Build a strong relationship with Product Owner and Technical Lead for a full functional leadership triangle
  • Schedule and facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, demo, backlog grooming, demo and retrospective meetings
  • Possess strong knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them
  • Resolve conflicts, focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect
  • Ability to shield team from outside distractions and interferences
  • Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them
  • Helps product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint
  • Remove impediments, understand how and when to escalate issues to Leadership
  • Ensure accuracy of agile metrics, holding team accountable for timely updates of pointing and status
  • Effectively use metrics to plan, forecast, and communicate status
  • Forecasting and aligning project budget with velocity and backlog sizing
  • Excellent communication and emotional intelligence skills are needed in this fast pace Agile environment
  • Someone that will serve his/her team before considering about themselves
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.
  • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand the team needs.
  • Possess strong knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Ability to take and understand the commitment to deliver the product on time.
 
REQUIRED:
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Experience as a scrum master that has successfully led a scrum team for software product implementation.
  • MUST HAVE HANDS ON EXPERIENCE as a scrum master that has applied the formal agile methodology, with a functional leadership triangle and a high performing self-managing team.
  • Proven experience in delivering true agile software within a corporate environment with time and budget constraints
  • 3 or more years of Project Management work experience.
  • Familiarity with the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
  • Nice to have:  Rally software experience.
 
 
 
KEYWORDS: Agile, Scrum Master, SDLC, Agile Games, User Stories, Continuous Integration, Rally, healthcare