Scrum Master || New York, NY (Day 1 Onsite Position) || Contract


Scrum Master jobs in NY

Scrum Master jobs in NY


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Job Title: Scrum Master

Work Location: New York, NY – Onsite Position
Project Duration: Contract


Job Description:

Looking for an SM (7-8 yrs of experience) with at least 14 years of experience in IT. Anything beyond that is an added advantage. Financial services experience is nice to have.
Ensuring that the Scrum Team adheres to Scrum theory, practices, and rules+
Leading and coaching the team/organization in its Scrum adoption
Guiding the team and organization on how to use Scrum practices and values to delight customers
Guiding the team on how to get the most of our self-organization
Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
Works with the Scrum Team and the Product Owner to negotiate the minimum viable product for delivery.
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
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.
Engaging with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
The Skills that are Key to this role

Technical/ Behavioral

Experience playing the Scrum Master role (for more than 2 engagements is desired) for at least 5 years for a development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burn-down techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs)
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques, tools & approaches: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, Jira, Burn-down techniques.

The Skills that are Good To Have for this role:

Strong time management and planning skills required.
Possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSMI / II).


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