Job Description :
Position: Senior Scrum Master
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 6+ month contract

No H1b
Telephonic and Skype

Responsibilities:

- Guiding the team and organization on how to use Pragmatic Agile/Scrum/Kanban practices combined with traditional Project Management/Release Management practices to efficiently drive software delivery.
- Use and guide the team on pragmatic Agile/Kanban/Scrum practices; Also able to use waterfall and PMI Project Management practices
- Removing impediments and facilitating the removal of impediments/risks
- Building a trusting and safe environment where problems are efficiently resolved, despite ambiguous requirements and within a fast-paced environment
- Facilitating getting software development/delivery work done effectively
- ScrumMaster/Drive the work of 2-3 small teams
- Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
- Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
- Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
- Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Required Skills/Experience
- 3+ years hands-on experience as Scrum Master for software development teams
- 3+ years hands-on experience as a Project Manager with PMI-skillsets and waterfall
- 5+ years hands-on experience managing projects in a corporate environment
- Effective skills in communication, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
- Ability to thrive in an ambiguous, challenging, fast-paced environment

Optional Skills/Experience
- Rally experience is a plus
- Experience leading Release Management for Product Software Development is a plus
- Experience with Kanban and Scrum is a plus

Client : Direct Client