Position: SCRUM MASTER


Job type: 

CONTRACT TO HIRE

Location: 

RICHMOND, VA

Start Date: 

Aug 20, 2018

Benefits: 

HEALTHCARE, 401K

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead one or more agile development projects from as scrum master and team member
  • Employ best practices for agile methodology utilizing both the Scrum and Kanban framework, while operating within the department’s overall SDLC Framework
  • Work collaboratively with a team of senior project managers and the program manager to give input around and support the strategic direction of the initiative as a whole
  • Motivate and support project team members
  • Ensure they have the tools and knowledge to do their job and that all blocking issues are resolved quickly
  • Create self-organizing agile teams
  • Facilitate the delegation of tasks and responsibilities among team members
  • Engage business/product owners in the creation of user stories and requirements
  • Refine user stories for development consumption, and maintain an accurate backlog
  • Act as Facilitator for sprint planning, daily standups, sprint demos and refactoring/reflection sessions
  • Communicate project status via Agile Reporting Guidelines to all internal stakeholders and continuously refine/improve metrics by working with the team
  • Escalate issues that require executive attention

Education & Qualification Requirements

  • Seven plus years demonstrated success in AGILE projects over business and technology lines.
  • Experience leading teams through the AGILE / SDLC process
  • Certified Scrum Master designation preferred.
  • Scaled Agile / SAFe experience and certifications also desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience.

Sonny Gupta, Partner

(804) 516-2168

(804) 527-5295

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