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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-04997
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS) is currently seeking a talented Sr. Scrum Master for a contract opportunity with one of our clients in the Columbus, Ohio area.
Expert in the following: Scrum Methodology, Project Task Estimation, Resource Scheduling, Risk and Issue Management, Waterfall and Agile methods, Work breakdown and critical path method, Stakeholder Management, Critical Thinking (anticipates problems and establishes methods to mitigate project/program risks), Benefits Management, Budget/Financial Management including Business Case completion
Executive communications for senior management.
Responsibilities:
• Setup Agile ways of working across Digital ECCS services (e.g. ceremonies, tools, metrics)
• Orchestrate community of scrum masters (e.g., scrum of scrums)
• Develop end-to-end delivery plan (including internal and external dependencies)
• Guide teams toward a customer obsessed focused and delivery
• Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization, and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a sustainable pace
• Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work, as well as facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
• Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency
• Support the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
•Lead and support Agile fundamentals, adoption and promoting delivery of business value
• Teach and Coach Agile practices and values within the organization to ensure Cultural Change Leadership within the teams and direct environment (Values & Beliefs)
• Proactively identify, understand and address impediments caused by current ways of working
• Utilize broader experiences and adoption patterns, the Lean/Agile Coach helps the organization and (often multiple) Agile Teams adopt and progress in a feasible way
• Ensure the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value and teach techniques for effective Product Backlog management
Requirements:
•5+ years working in an agile environment as Certified Scrum Master.
•Excellent understanding of process improvement and servicing methodologies.
•Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
•Experience of testing/piloting definition, integration, scalability and adoption methodologies.
•Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes (eg. Lean).
•4+ years of experience utlizing agile delivery frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.).