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Company: Hired By Matrix

Location: Livingston, NJ

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

Source: Hired by Matrix, Inc.

Scrum Master
Job Type:Contract
Job Location:Livingston

New Jersey

Job Description:
This 100 year old financial company with more than $35 billion in finance and leasing assets is a member of the Fortune 500. It provides financing and leasing capital to its more than one million small business and middle market clients and their customers across more than 30 industries. They put a premium on finding people that they can convert into full time employees.

Job Description

- The Scrum Master will perform company project management activities for complex, high-profile programs and projects, working with cross-functional IT teams and Product Owners to deliver business solutions and to provide expert guidance to self-organizing teams in the areas of Scrum leveraging iterative planning, company execution techniques, and cross-team coordination.

Responsibilities

- Facilitates and coaches Scrum projects.

- Ability to serve as Scrum Master for multiple scrum teams

- Facilitates Scrum events such as Sprint Planning ...

Scrum Master
Job Type:Contract
Job Location:Livingston

New Jersey

Job Description:
This 100 year old financial company with more than $35 billion in finance and leasing assets is a member of the Fortune 500. It provides financing and leasing capital to its more than one million small business and middle market clients and their customers across more than 30 industries. They put a premium on finding people that they can convert into full time employees.

Job Description

- The Scrum Master will perform company project management activities for complex, high-profile programs and projects, working with cross-functional IT teams and Product Owners to deliver business solutions and to provide expert guidance to self-organizing teams in the areas of Scrum leveraging iterative planning, company execution techniques, and cross-team coordination.

Responsibilities

- Facilitates and coaches Scrum projects.

- Ability to serve as Scrum Master for multiple scrum teams

- Facilitates Scrum events such as Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospective

- Ensures that Backlog Refinement is ongoing and productive

- Coordinates and participates in Scrum of Scrums

- Ensures that impediments and distractions are removed.

- Tracks and communicates team velocity and progress of Release & Sprint.

- Maintains information radiators that keep stakeholders and Scrum Team informed.

- Coaches team to become self-organized and able to hit commitments at high level of quality.

- Facilitates discussion and conflict resolution amongst team members. Excellent communication and facilitative skills.

- Publishes and maintains company process documentation.

- Assists the Product Owner with keeping the backlog groomed Operates as an active member of the local and online company community.

- Responsible for the implementation of Scrum. Guides the team to adopt and adhere to the Scrum framework.

- Leads and coaches the organization in Scrum adoption

- Understands and demonstrates company principles and values

- Consistently demonstrate Company values

Minimum Required Skills and Experience

- 3 to 5 years of professional experience as Scrum Master - Scrum Master certified

- Two years experience with company management tools (TFS, Greenhopper/Jira, Rally or Version One)

- SME in regards to successful application of company and lean techniques

- Proficient in Lean/Company/Scrum tools (including packaged and/or ad-hoc tools and techniques)

- In-depth knowledge of the Scrum framework

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related discipline. Education requirements may be satisfied with commensurate experience

- Organizational skills, project management, issue resolution and decision making

- Team player and ability to work in a collaborative environment

- Proficient presenter, and ability to deliver information in a concise, understandable manner

- Ability to effectively mobilize cross-functional teams

- Comfortable in fast paced environments

- Desired 3 to 5 years of experience coaching and mentoring Scrum Masters

- A basic knowledge of how software is developed and deployed

Approx. Duration: 11 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a full service staffing and recruiting company that enables Fortune 500 and mid-market companies nationwide to achieve their strategic goals. We prepare our clients to succeed in a changing marketplace by creating a custom pipeline of professionals and teams that are superbly matched to our clients business functions and cultures.

We recruit for a variety of job types including IT, Finance and Accounting, R & D, Engineering, Administrative and Light Industrial.

Founded 27 years ago by CEO Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired by Matrix distinguishes itself as an exceptionally reliable partner whose industry knowledge and continuous pursuit of excellence allows the company to deliver the caliber of professionals who become our clients most important assets.

Our team of expert account managers and recruiters collaborate closely with our clients to understand their needs, corporate requirements and company cultures. We also keep our clients informed of important industry trends. We use this information to build robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals.

Our responsiveness, tenacity and know-how apply to all service delivery channels, from corporate procurement executives and hiring managers to Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Hired by Matrix has a track record of delivering consultants that map precisely to the skills, expertise and company culture required. Our investment in recruiters, who specialize in a range of capabilities and niche disciplines, has resulted in successful matches, long contracts and repeat business. This frees our clients to focus their time and efforts on higher value goals, such as creating more efficient processes, optimizing their human resources, or enhancing productivity.

We also bring a human touch to managing and motivating our consultants, from the initial recruitment process and candidate presentation, to monitoring their progress throughout the life of the assignment.

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a WBENC-certified Womens Business Enterprise (WBE); and CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group. HbM is also WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business) Certified.

Hired by Matrix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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