Job Description :
Client: State of IA - Direct

Rate: Market

Job Title: Scrum Master

Location: Des Moines, IA 50319

Duration: 10 Months

Position Type: Contract

Interview Type: In-Person

new position 07/11 - SIA_SM_708

Required Skills:

· Experience with Agile development methodologies Required 7 Years

· Experience as agile scrum master Required 5 Years

· Act as primary day-to-day point of contact for the business partner and the operational aspects of the project. Required 5 Years

· Facilitate regular status meetings with project team, sponsors, and all stakeholders. Solicit stakeholder feedback. Required 5 Years

· Lead agile ceremonies including daily standup meetings, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews, and retrospectives Required 5 Years

· Assist in the development and management of the product backlog. Prioritize, design, and implement new features and enhancements. Required 5 Years

· Manage risks and track issues throughout the project. Required 5 Years

· Manage the time reporting tasks and financials (SOW) for the project Required 5 Years

· Experience working in Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development environments Desired

· Experience working with teams that developed web-based solutions Desired

· Ability to write simple SQL queries Desired

Job Description:

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the State of Iowa is looking for a Scrum Master to join our Application Development team

Act as the product champion, and will be able to evangelize the product vision effectively to their team and to stakeholders

Understand basic fundamentals of software development process

Proactively participate in customer engagements, follow direction from lead technicians, work with customers, and participate in technical planning

Collaborate with and present to business and technical teams as well as different levels of leadership

Work on multiple concurrent projects/iterations with multiple scrum teams