Job Description :
Role: Scrum Master
Duration :6+ Months to Hire
Location : Santa Ana CA

Job Description
Deliver value to Assurant by working as the Scrum master to help Agile based teams successfully and effectively deliver Sprints:
Facilitates activities including sprint planning, daily team activities, story development, demos and retrospectives
Works with stakeholders and teams to plan and execute sprints using approved Agile methodology
As scrum master works with team to ensure they have what they need to successfully execute sprints
Works with team on organizing and optimizing work activities
Helps resolve conflicts that affect the team
Works with the team to perform retrospectives
Skills Required
5+ years’ experience working as a Scrum Master.
Strong knowledge and certification in Agile methodology/framework (e.g. CSM) a plus
Bachelor degree or higher in an engineering, or computer science field
Consistently demonstrates the capabilities needed to help the team achieve effective and successful sprints. The Scrum master is a servant first, who serves his team members before considering themselves
Demonstrates strong leadership, problem solving, conflict resolution, relationship building, & communication skills (scrum values openness, honesty & respect)
Able to effectively work with multiple teams/individuals and management layers, either co-located and/or geographically dispersed
Demonstrates strong abilities utilizing Agile practices. Can influence the organization in the correct use of scrum process.
Can help the team or individual to clarify goals and the necessary actions to achieve them. Can shield the team from outside distractions and interference. Has the ability to track and remove impediments and drive defect resolution.
Knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.

If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me ASAP at Ext 2540., even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail, please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.