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Randstad US scrum master in parsippany, New Jersey

scrum master.

  • parsippany , new jersey (remote)

  • posted january 6, 2022

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randstad indeed

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  • $90 - $100 per hour

  • contract

  • bachelor degree

  • category computer and mathematical occupations

  • reference894178

job details

job summary:

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

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • 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)

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 4 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors (required)

skills:

  • 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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