Job Description :
Scrum Master

Location Lansing MI

12 months

Phone then SKYPE

Must be currently working as a scrum master

Insurance experience is must


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 using a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe

Specific responsibilities for the Agile Scrum Master position include:

Perform as a Scrum Master as needed for one or more scrum teams

Lead/Participate in quarterly Program Increment planning sessions

Facilitate road mapping, sprint planning sessions, retrospectives, and demos

Assist the product owner with backlog grooming

Support the triage and resolution of critical issues

Ensure cross-team coordination

Participate/facilitate scrum of scrums.

Provides relevant metrics to gauge team progress with a continual focus on improvement

Work with other scrum masters to define, reinforce and 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 work, including analysis, design, testing, change management, as needed by the team

Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence


Specific qualifications for the Agile Scrum Master position include:

5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master.

Expert using an ALM (VersionOne, Rally, etc)

Agile practitioner mindset and proficiency in Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development

Minimum 3 years of experience in IT full development life cycle

CSM, SSM certification or equivalent

Demonstrated track record of successful ability to manage large and complex projects or engagements

Ability to help teams write user stories/features, identify dependencies, testing, 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

Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

Preferred but not necessary skills to have:

Operated as a Scrum Master within SAFe

Prior hands-on BA or development experience

Test Driven Development

Testing Automation