Scrum Master/Agile Coach

RHO Consulting Solutions - Irvine, CA

30+ days ago

Job Summary

Title: Scrum Master

Position Type: Contract

Location: Irvine, CA

Sourcing notes:

- Experience leading multiple team (4+) simultaneously as a Scrum Master

- Experience in greenfield projects and helping team move from waterfall to Agile

- Mixed roles (e.g. PM/Scrum Master) have historically indicated candidate does not have the level of seniority/experience required for this position.

- Experience in a single project over a large period of time (1+ year)

Experience Level: 3+ years in a commercial team-based software development environment in the practice and leadership of agile and scrum methodology

Essential Duties:

- Coordination and completion of multiple small-scale agile projects and overseeing all aspects of agile methodology of projects (Scrum).

- Working with team leads to set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project

- Preparing reports for management regarding status of projects.

- Leveraging existing concepts, practices, and procedures while guiding teams to increased productivity and efficiencies.

- Assessing the agile maturity of the team and organization against established best practices, and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for both the team and organization.

- Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.

- Facilitating the completion of work on cost, schedule, quality

- Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.

- Assisting with internal and external communication and transparency

Required Skills:

- 3+ years of agile practice and scrum leadership in a high tech software environment

- Understands fundamentals of iterative development and software development processes

- Understands incremental delivery and the use of development metrics

- Understands backlog tracking, burn-down metrics, velocity, and task definition

- Familiarity with common Agile practices, cloud deployment environments, and better development practices

- Experienced with agile development tools

- Ability to support the Product Owner with maintaining product backlog and prioritization

- Ability to influence behavior in a matrix organization environment

- Ability to brainstorm solutions with team to address challenges, roadblocks

- Excellent communication and people-interaction skills, and excellent situational awareness

- Use of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word)

Desired Skills:

- JIRA experience including use of advanced features for reporting and tracking

- Scrum Master Certification

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thanks & Regards,

Peter Gomes

908-818-8180

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • agile and scrum methodology: 1 year (Required)
  • Agile Coach: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Scrum Certification: 1 year (Required)
  • Jira: 1 year (Required)
  • MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word): 1 year (Required)