Scrum Master

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 08-05-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
The Scrum Master teaches Scrum and supports Agile Development Teams as they adopt and apply Lean and Agile Principles, implement the Scrum Framework, self-organize and deliver working solutions in the global trading and portfolio management applications for a major U.S. asset management organization
Job Duties:
-    Creates and maintains an atmosphere of continuous learning and improvement by teams
-    Helps teams craft and maintain team agreements and self-organization
-    Facilitates all scrum events, keeping all events within the time box. Teaches the team to facilitate their Scrum events.
-    Coaches and supports the Product Owner to manage the product backlog.
-    Shields the team from outside interference
-    Identifies, resolves or escalates impediments that slow development or prevent the team from delivering
-    Works to identify and address organizational impediments
-    Foster and encourages team transparency through information radiators / big visible charts
-    Support conflict resolution
-    Helps teams reach maturity in Agile principles and Scrum practices so that they operate autonomously and independent of the scrum master
-    Ability to foster teamwork.
-    Ability to develop and mentor others in the use of Scrum, modern software development, XP technical practices
-    Ability to mentor others in lean principles and practices
-    Ability to encourage and mentor others in continuous learning practices
-    Emotional intelligence
-    Organized
-    Servant leadership
-    Excellent facilitation skills
-    Understands and facilitates participatory decision making techniques
-    Creates team safety
-    Is effective at providing feedback and coaching individual team members and the team as a whole
-    Is effective at providing feedback and coaching the product owner
Experience, Education, Scope
  • >3 years experience as a Scrum Master
  • >5 Years of experience working on or with application development teams
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Requires Scrum Master Certification (CSM or PSM).
  • Advanced Agile (PMI-CAP, IC Agile) or Scrum Certifications (PSM II, PSPO, CSP-SM, etc)
  • Is effective at supporting 3-5 teams as Scrum Master
  • Is able to apply SAFe or LeSS scaling techniques
  • Is able to teach root cause analysis techniques
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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