Scrum Master

Insight Global

Job Description

An employer is looking for a Scrum Master for a contract to possible hire opportunity in Cincinnati, OH.

An experienced servant leader and coach for a cross-functional agile team operating in complex and cross functional work across the In Stock program specifically focused on the Vendor delivery and Search spaces. The Scrum Master guides and facilitates a Scrum &/or Kanban team involved in a large fast-paced program implementing complex technology for business-oriented solutions, through effective application of the agile based SDLC (Software Delivery Life Cycle) and associated ceremonies, ensuring the agreed upon agile practice is being followed. Removing impediments and fostering a high performing team with a focus on continuous improvement resulting in quality and timeliness delivery.

Key Responsibilities

Guide, coach and motivate the team with the goal of increasing productivity

Organize and lead Scrum ceremonies

Oversee and manage scope, timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals

Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments

Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of productive conflict resolution and problem solving

Facilitate discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution

Prepare and present reports on the progress and success

Coordinate activities with other teams across the program

Partner with and support the Product Owner

Participate in the Scrum of Scrums and partner with other Scrum Masters

Coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

Organize and facilitate planning and coordination including release / Potentially Shippable Increments planning, iteration planning, daily stand-ups, iteration review/demos, and retrospectives

Ensure teams are held accountable to agile SDLC (Software Delivery Life Cycle) tenants and their internal working agreements including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices

Promote and demonstrate core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility

Ensure the team is tracking and communicating team progress and metrics to the appropriate resources.

Facilitate and enable an environment of collaboration and creativity

Support and empower the team to make appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.

Empower the team to self-organize around achieving their commitments

Identify and remove any impediments/distractions that interfere with the teams ability to deliver against their commitments

Challenge and enable the team to continuously improve through intentional and data driven inspect and adapt cycles (retrospectives)

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to HR@insightglobal.com .

   

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Skills and Requirements

3 years experience as a Scrum Master

Flexible and adaptable with great communication skills

Experience in an agile environment in other roles; such as BA, quality assurance, development, product owner, or as an agile coach Business analysis experience (requirements gathering, UAT) null

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion,sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military oruniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, andordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to HR@insightglobal.com.