Randstad US scrum master in parsippany, New Jersey
parsippany , new jersey (remote)
posted january 6, 2022
$90 - $100 per hour
category computer and mathematical occupations
The Scrum Master is the team role responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use. The primary responsibilities are to serve the team in turning requirements into the working software, track progress and help the team achieve their commitments and goals. Scrum Masters facilitate scrum events, supporting the team in following the Scrum framework. The Scrum Master may also handle some traditional project management duties including scope definition, resource balancing, communication of status to executives, clients and partners, budget oversight and risk/issue management.
location: PARSIPPANY, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $90 - 100 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills
Exceptional people skills. Comfortable working with a diverse group of people and serve as arbitrator when conflicts arise.
Excellent skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, coaching, collaboration, and increasing transparency
Knowledge of multiple agile frameworks (i.e. Scrum, XP, Kanban, Nexus, LeSS, SAFe, Crystal, FDD, etc), and understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices
Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least four years for a Scrum team.
The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum"
Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools, such as Jira, Microsoft Project, Visio, and all MS Office Tools
Understanding of financial controls needed in project management and consulting work, experience with budget tracking
In depth understanding of how to scope and estimate work.
Understanding of Agile and product metrics
Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
Experience level: Experienced
Minimum 4 years of experience
Education: Bachelors (required)
Scrum Master (1 year of experience is required)
CSP (1 year of experience is required)
Agile Methodology (1 year of experience is preferred)
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