Scrum Master #

Scrum Master #25807
Contract position for 6 months
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Summary
As the Scrum Master for the Training team you will lead Scrum teams in applying and optimizing Scrum practices to maximize team performance and effectiveness. You will be working on development projects to bring to life training experiences for Consumers.
Responsibilities
Partner with Product Owners, Program Managers, Engineering and Quality to deliver business value.
Schedule and facilitate all aspects of the Scrum framework, including sprint planning sessions, backlog grooming, daily scrums, product demos, and sprint retrospectives.
Maintain the Scrum team's capacity plan, Scrum board, sprint backlog, velocity charts and burn down charts.
Identify and help remove impediments to the success of the Sprint.
Identify and communicate potential risks to the completion of the Sprint, including resources, costs, and external dependencies, with proactive escalation as appropriate.
Provide timely communication to engineering and business partners throughout the Sprint.
Coach, mentor, and evangelize agile best practices across the organization.
Drive cross capability coordination & scheduling with other project managers and scrum leads.
Work across extended architecture, infrastructure and operations teams to set up needed hardware and software.
Manage the release process for scrum teams.
Qualifications
4 years hands-on Scrum Master/Coach experience in advanced, large-scale agile settings diligently applying Scrum principles, practices and theory.
9 years professional experience leading or contributing to large programs, including business intelligence, software development and quality teams.
Bachelors' degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field, with 2 years additional relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
Certified Scrum Master required, other Scrum certification desired.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Experience working with JIRA or similar tool, building summary views, using agile planning boards, setting up dashboards.
Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussion and action.
VanderHouwen & Associates, Inc.
For over two decades, VanderHouwen & Associates, Inc. (VHA), a Women Owned and nationally certified WBENC organization, has been a premier staffing provider of IT, Engineering, and Accounting professionals in the Pacific Northwest. While it might seem unusual for a rapid-deploy, results-driven business like ours to take that responsibility personally, we do. Our President's work ethic not only serves as the foundation of our company, but drives the commitment to individual attention which infuses our culture. Our dedication is to the satisfaction and success of our clients and consultants. We're committed to providing outstanding service to a uniquely demanding industry in a straightforward, ethical, highly personal, and always-responsive manner.
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