Job Description :
Position: Scrum Master

Location: Lansing, MI

Interview: Phone and F2F

Contract: 6 Months

Visa: USC Only

Job Description:

As Scrum Master your focus will be helping our teams deliver results against some of their most complex business and technology initiatives. Success requires the ability to adapt and perform in numerous Project Management and Delivery environments. In this Agile Delivery position, your role as a Scrum Master, coach, and practitioner will require you to apply Agile values and principles for an organization transitioning to Agile Delivery methodologies.

Specific responsibilities for the Agile Scrum Master position include:
Perform as a Scrum Master as needed for one or more scrum teams
Facilitate road mapping, sprint planning sessions, retrospectives, and demos
Assist the product owner with backlog grooming
Support the triage and resolution of critical project issues
Ensure cross-team coordination
Participate/facilitate scrum of scrums.
Maintain relevant metrics to gauge team progress
Work with other scrum masters on the team to maintain a consistent practice across the organization
Prepare and deliver verbally and orally effective communications regarding progress and status for both internal and client teams
Perform hands-on project work, including analysis, design and change management, as needed by the project
Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence
Specific qualifications for the Agile Scrum Master position include:

Minimum 2 years of experience as a Scrum Master, Agile coach or leading project/development teams.
Agile practitioner mindset with an understanding of common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development practices
Minimum 3 years of experience in IT full development life cycle
CSM certification or equivalent preferred
Demonstrated track record of successful ability to manage large a nd complex projects or engagements
Ability to help teams write user stories/epics, identify dependencies, and design optimal solutions
Flexibility to work with teams, individuals and executives and willingness to help with a wide variety of work products and people
Ability to establish immediate credibility with business stakeholders, build consensus, and achieve goals through influence
Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

Preferred but not necessary skills to have:
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration,
Continuous Testing, Pairing, and Automated Testing
Team Lead or Management experience.
Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
Prior hands-on development experience