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Scrum Master #108013

Location : Philadelphia, PA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Compensation : 1.00 USD/HOUR
Start Date : 09/13/2021
End Date : 02/13/2021
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Our client based in Philadelphia, PA is seeking a Scrum Master. This is a 4-6 month contract to hire opportunity.


 


Scrum Masters are primarily responsible for a dedicated agile team.  The Scrum Master leads dedicated teams to deliver business functionality through development and quality assurance  execution provided by  subject matter experts on their teams.  The Scrum Master works with Product Managers to ensure timely delivery of prioritized requests generated by the Radian Business entities.  Scrum Masters must have above average communications skills, be well organized and exhibit above average follow-up and follow-through skills.


Required Qualifications :








 


Who We Are Looking For

Knowledge:



  • Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development

  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures

  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team

  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics

  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition

  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices

  • Strong knowledge of Project Management fundamentals as defined by the Project Management Institute in the Project Management Body of Knowledge

  • Knowledge and competency in the project schedule building process

  • Experience in planning, organizing, leading, and facilitating cross-functional, matrix organized teams.


Skills and Abilities:



  • Servant Leader – Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done

  • Communication - Must possess above average written and oral communication and presentation skills

  • Conflict Resolution - Must be able to effectively resolve issues in a timely manner

  • Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team

  • Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.

  • Situationally Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management

  • Continual improvement - Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team

  • Attitude of empowerment - Must be able to lead a team to self-organization

  • Attitude of transparency – Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust



Other Position Parameters:



  • PMP Certification (Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional)

  • Knowledge and experience with the following is a plus: Guidewire, Amazon Web Services, Rally and Daptiv



Prior Work Experience



  • Technical:   3 - 5 years

  • Supervisory:   None



Education and Credentials



  • Required:    Bachelor’s Degree,  Concentration in B.S. Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • Other Certifications::   Certifies Scrum Master (CSM); Certified Scrum Professional (CSP): PMI Agile Certified Practioner (PMI-ACP); PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)


 


 


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