Job Details

Scrum Master

New York, NY | Contract

Job ID:

505-005SM

Duration:

Long Term

Experience:

3-5 years

Career Level:

Senior Level

Compensation:

DOE

Industry:

Capital Markets

Job Description

You will be an integral contributor in an environment where continuous improvement of the development process is our focus to ensure we deliver value-driving software as fast as possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and conduct all Scrum ceremonies: Standups, Backlog Refinement, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospectives
  • Help identify and establish Agile team guidelines and best practices
  • Work with the team to create a quarterly plan and facilitate quarterly planning meetings
  • Ensure cross-team and inter-team transparency and communication on scope, goals, milestones, risk, and critical issues
  • Manage sprint planning and execution toward the delivery of sprint goals, including project process management and stakeholder status updates

You Are:

  • Familiar with a variety of techniques and methodologies and are comfortable assessing a situation and leveraging the best solution to help strengthen the team
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented
  • Someone who understands Agile as a mindset, rather than a process
  • A natural leader and facilitator. You communicate effectively, motivate and lead others, improve productivity, handle multiple demands, give and receive feedback, solve problems, all while remaining flexible
  • Skilled at balancing multiple priorities
  • Skilled at relationship and partnership building

Requirements:

  • 3+ years as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach role for a software development team
  • Proven track record for applying Agile principles and practices
  • Substantial experience using, customizing, and coordinating efforts with Jira
  • Comfortable with JQL queries