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IT Scrum Manager - Senior
Ref No.: 18-01179
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
 

We have a Contract role for a IT Scrum Manager – Senior with our client in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Please let me know if you or any of your friends would be interested in this position.

The details of the position are:

IT Scrum Manager – Senior

Role:

  • Sr. Scrum Master conducts all agile ceremonies within a development team from daily stand-up to sprint retrospective.
  • Within these ceremonies, the Sr. Scrum Master promotes a culture of continuous improvement by mitigating team impediments, seeking productivity improvements, and empowering others.
  • The Sr. Scrum Master is responsible for growing team maturity and escalating impediments and other team/individual observations to the engineering manager/director.

Responsibilities:

  • Role will be as servant leader for 2 – 3 scrum teams currently operating within the Agile framework. Leads development teams through more complex situations.
  • May lead teams that are less mature, in order to increase and grow scrum maturity.
  • Works independently and represents scrum masters across the organization.
  • Guides teams through completion of milestones associated with the most complex/critical/valuable products.
  • Use quantitative metrics and qualitative insights to Client and highlight for the team cause for celebration and opportunities for continuous improvement.

  • Other responsibilities may include but not limited to
  • Mastery of Agile practices, principles & methodologies
  • Advocate agile across the organization
  • Contribute to agile growth of the organization
  • May participate in the hiring process of scrum masters
  • Begin tackling organizational impediments
  • Become a leader of peers
  • Mentor G & H level scrum masters
  • Comfortable opposing anti-patterns
  • Strong collaboration with leadership groups (CTPOs, Directors, Sr. Mangers, Architects)
  • Willingness to have a director level or higher as a mentor
  • Participate in cross-departmental efforts
  • JIRA & Confluence expert
  • Able to teach Scrum, Kanban, TDD, BDD, XP
  • Can start and facilitate Scrum of Scrums
  • Leads initiatives within the community of practice.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 8 – 12 years’ experience as a scrum master for multiple scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations/cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.).
  • Skilled and knowledgeable of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment of others, and transparency.
  • Experience applying numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Ability to work in other frameworks beyond scrum (such as Kanban, XP).
  • High emotional intelligence.
  • Track record of continued and recent education in scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, and self-study. Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques (user stores, ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, agile games.
  • Previous leadership experience a plus; including excellent teaching, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Certification:
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – active preferred and or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) – active preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume at jobs@generistek.com. Also, you can call us at # 630 (576) 1905.

About Generis Tek:

Generis Tek is a boutique IT/Professional staffing based in Chicagoland. We offer both Contingent Labor & Permanent placement services to several Fortune 500 clients Nationwide.

Our philosophy is based on delivering long-term value and build lasting relationships with our clients, consultants and employees. Our fundamental success lies in understanding our clients’ specific needs and working very closely with our consultants to create a right fit for both sides. We aspire to be our client’s most trusted business partner.