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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 20-00003
Location: Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania
Are you passionate about technology? AboutWeb, as award-winning IT solutions company, has an immediate opportunity for a Scrum Master to join an ongoing engagement with our client in Chesterbrook, PA area.

The Scrum Master provides effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and coaching skills supporting the agile development process and delivery of our applications. As an agile expert, the Scrum Master will be responsible for enforcing the agile tenants as interpreted by our team, removing impediments and promoting transparency. This position requires committed to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture within our team. You will facilitate daily stand-ups and ensure the integrity of the agile process by capturing velocity and removing obstacles to drive projects to successful release. In this highly visible role at our Chesterbrook, PA client, you will have significant interaction with product owners and regular contact with senior management.


EXPERIENCE / SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master with 3-5 years Scrum Master experience
  • 6+ years of information technology experience
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Prior experience working in SAFe agile environment
  • Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated experience working in and leading teams that leverage Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration processes
  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Data driven analysis skills for measuring and managing delivery
  • Experience with relevant business software e.g. Microsoft Office applications, JIRA, confluence Team or Scrum templates
  • Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical issues
  • Highly adaptable to changing environment Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of test-driven development and virtues of coded unit tests.
  • SM needs to have situational awareness with an understanding of when to listen and when to be assertive
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task
  • Previous technical experience is desired bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
MUST HAVES:
  • Certified scrum master from scrum.org/scrum-alliance
  • At least 3 – 5 years of scrum master experience
  • Knowledge/working experience on SAFe
PEFERRED:
  • Development background
  • Pharma experience a plus
If you are interested in applying for this job, or if you know someone who is (we offer referral bonuses), please get in touch with us at info@aboutweb[dot]com. AboutWeb offers competitive benefits, including health, dental, vision, and PTO, and is an equal-opportunity employer. Follow us on Twitter (@aboutwebllc ) for up-to-the minute IT job opportunities.
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