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Reference # : 18-00728 Title : Consultant, Project Management
Location : O Fallon, MO
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 01/22/2018 / 01/20/2020  
Description
Company: Artech Information Systems LLC
Job Title: Scrum Master

Job id:
18-00728
Location: O'Fallon, MO
Duration: 24 months

Team: Commercial Product Reporting? 18 people across the world.
  • Ensure the Scrum process is followed
  • Facilitate the team's Scrum ceremonies, i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective
  • Ensure ceremonies are effective and productive
  • Liaise with Product Owner and assist them in managing and grooming the product backlog
  • Liaise with the Product Owner and the Business Analysts in order to ensure completeness and clarity of user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Remove impediments to the team's progress
  • Work with people outside of the team to resolve external dependencies and roadblocks that are blocking the team

Essential Knowledge/Experience:
  • Promote visibility and transparency, particularly by keeping information radiators up to date (white boards, Greenhopper boards, etc.) and reminding the team to update tasks
  • Liaise with outside teams to help plan and coordinate activities like deployments, website setups, UAT activities, and Go Live
  • Ensure that the Scrum team verifies against the Done Definition, ensure the Done Definition upholds Pinpoint's quality standards
  • Coach/mentor team on the Agile Scrum methodology in order to constantly improve the Scrum team's standards of work
  • Encourage teamwork within the Scrum team
  • Assist business teams with understanding the existing system capabilities, and features being delivered in a project as and when possible
  • Guide individual team members on areas of improvements
  • Should have good coordination and multitasking skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Should have experience in ALM/JIRA
  • Should have some technical experience to Java/J2EE technology and fair understanding of DB
  • Solid working experience on Agile/Scrum Methodology