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Jacksonville, FL Contract Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
 
 
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Scrum Master for a contract assignment with one of our premier clients in Jacksonville, FL.

Responsibilities :
  • Build a strong relationship with Product Owner and Technical Lead for a full functional leadership triangle
  • Schedule and facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, demo, backlog grooming, demo and retrospective meetings
  • Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them
  • Resolve conflicts, focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect
  • Ability to shield team from outside distractions and interferences
  • Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them
  • Helps product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint
  • Remove impediments, understand how and when to escalate issues to Leadership
  • Ensure accuracy of agile metrics, holding team accountable for timely updates of pointing and status
  • Effectively use metrics to plan, forecast, and communicate status
  • Forecasting and aligning project budget with velocity and backlog sizing

Required Skills:
  • Excellent communication and emotional intelligence skills are needed in this fast pace Agile environment
  • Someone that will server his/her team before considering about themselves
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least three years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
  • Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand the team needs.
  • Possess knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • 3 or more years of Scrum Master work experience
  • Ability to take and understand the commitment to deliver the product on time
Preferred Skills:
  • Rally software experience.

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities.

Jacksonville, FL, United States of America
IT
SGA
NT18-03866
11/9/2018 1:53:44 AM

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