Job Description :
Title: Scrum Master II
Position Type: Contract External
Locations: Owings Mills, MD
Additional Details:
Location: Owings Mills, MD
Duration: 12 mos Will flex for right candidate
*Candidate must interview on-site *
Based on notes from manager: Looking for self-starter, good communicator, experienced with Rally. Must be able to demonstrate through examples their experience handling all aspects of agile process (from backlog refinement, through sprint planning, through managing team through a sprint and closing a sprint Development release management background a plus. Not looking for someone who has simply been on an agile team - they need to have been the single Scrum Master accountable party for managing that team and their work. Title: Scrum Master Top skills: 1) Rally 2) Someone that can take initiative and drive projects 3) CMS 4) Release management background is strongly preferred This person is managing 2 IT project teams which are high profile. This person needs to be really sharp and a self-starter. Understanding the basic IT life cycle concepts will also be important. Not looking for Agile coaches. The interview process will be a phone and then in-person interview.
Job Profile Summary:
The main function of a Scrum Master is to facilitate in the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned.
Duties & Responsibilities:
* Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress within the agreed reporting framework.
* Fulfill the role of the Scrum Master, leading product development teams in the delivery of business critical, and enterprise software development projects to our production systems.
* Ensure the Scrum Framework is implemented effectively and provides coaching and training at the team level to maximize its benefits.
* Provide support with risk management, release management, and facilitate release planning activities.
* Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders.
* Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science, a related discipline, or combination of education and relevant experience.
* 10+ years of experience working in an IT related field.
* Experience teaching others how to become Agile.
* Certification: Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM
Experience leading efforts to prepare life cycle documents, including Use Cases, Requirements System Design.