The Opportunity

We're looking for a Scrum Master, working in the IT (excluding Telecommunication) industry in San Jose, California, United States.

  • Supports Agile scrum teams in all scrum ceremonies to deliver value.
  • Organizes and manages dependencies, highlights impacts and risks.
  • Communicates with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develops newly defined plan to goal, organizes team, follows up and drives actions.
  • Resolves impediments or guides the teams to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Manages risks; defines and follows through on risk mitigation plans.
  • Drives relentless improvement.
  • Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to grooming, maintaining the product backlog, and definition of ready and definition of done. 
  • Manages defect organization, communication, and improvement plans.
  • Owns and delivers metrics and reporting.
  • Facilitates brainstorming and solutioning of new processes and actions for relentless improvement.
  • Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Provides support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.
Details

We are offering Competitive Compensation and Benefits. This position may present an opportunity to go permanent.

Our Client

Our client is a people driven staffing company.  Growing fast - 33% annually! 

How?  Building trusting relationships with top candidates. Like you!  You’ll get one-on-one time focused on your skills, needs, and discovering opportunities in which you’ll thrive.  The goal is to place you in the right position for you and your goals. 

Where?  Top IT and telecommunications companies.  You’ll make a difference and grow in Technology, Government Services, Professional Services, or Engineering.

Helping you achieve your goals!  It’s the right way and the only way to succeed in staffing.

Experience Required for Your Success
  • Experience with the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling defects, etc)
  • Must have strong skillset using: Jira, Confluence, Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Previous project management experience or experience with waterfall or hybrid approach
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Strong desire to learn and grow
  • Flexibility – ability to absorb and pivot on change
What Do You Think?

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