Senior Scrum Master

Eliassen Group
West Mclean, VA
Dec 07, 2018
Dec 10, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
We are looking for a talented, driven Scrum Master to join one of the most high-tech and Agile driven companies in the financial industry. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at a Fortune Top 50 Company. Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with an active DoD Secret Clearance. Responsibilities of the Senior Scrum Master: Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values Guide the team on how to get the most of out self-organization Guide the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right people to remove the impediment Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information Support and educate the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example Requirements of the Senior Scrum Master: Experience in a pure Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency Knowledge of Kanban, SAFe, or XP practices are a huge plus as well Keywords: Senior Scrum Master, Agile, Kanban, SAFe, XP, Servant-Leadership, Coaching Job ID: 313918 About Eliassen Group: Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients' innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Don't miss out on our referral program! If we hire a candidate that you refer us to then you can be eligible for a $1,000 referral check!

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