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Technical Scrum Master
Ref No.: 21-00117
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Senior Scrum Master (UI)
Alpharetta, GA (remote to start then onsite)

We are looking for someone who:
- Is passionate about Agile principles and is excited to embed them
- Applies innovative and creative thinking in order to solve problems and get things done.
- Brings a data-driven approach to decision making, both in day-to-day management and in making strategic trade-offs.

- Working with the squad to deliver on our business priorities, while embedding and reinforcing Agile practices and behaviors.
- Facilitating sprint planning, stand ups, retrospectives and other Agile ceremonies.
- Helping your Product Owner to manage and prioritize work through the backlog.
- Reviewing and managing backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate.
- Ensuring work is appropriately balanced across team members and that all work is captured within the backlog.
- Tracking squad output through dashboards and other reporting systems.
- Maintaining and updating squad process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and transparent communications to Product Owner and other stakeholders.
- Creating burn-down charts to measure squad output over time.
- Enabling the organization's new way of working.
- Modelling behaviors to support the organization's transformation to a new way of working.
- Actively creating and maintaining the culture within the squad based on the organization and Agile leadership behaviors.
- Identifying continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress the work of the squad.
- Engaging with Agile Coaches to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices.
- Observing and engaging with individual Squad members to identify opportunities to improve Agile performance.
- Providing constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity.

Required Skills:

- 8 plus years' experience in a similar role

- Dealt with full stack and complete implementations

- Experienced in all phases of SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) and extensive knowledge of Agile frameworks

- Focus on the front-end and user interface (UI)

- Client/customer focused

- Facilitates interaction and appropriate communication between scrum teams, architecture and UX

- Scrum as an asset; strong knowledge of all the concepts: tasks, backlog tracking, burn-down metrics, velocity, user stories
- Servant leadership
- Digital UI/client experience a MUST
- Collaboration and teamwork/teambuilding
- Value oriented
- Dealing with change/flexibility
- Problem solving
- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field

Skills Desired:

- Knowledge of other Agile methodologies such as Kanban
- JIRA master
- Financial services background a big plus
- Coaching