Senior Scrum Master
As a member of the Enterprise Middleware and Online Security Technology team, you will be immersed in a collaborative, innovative, and technically challenging environment. We're looking for a Senior/Lead Scrum Master who is enthusiastic about learning new and existing technologies in order to deliver exceptional software solutions. The role will require a strong work ethic, problem solving skills and the ability to partner with business and technologists across the organization. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of driving and supporting software solutions and web applications. This role will require a high level of responsibility and accountability yet has a support structure necessary for development growth.
What you are good at
Responsible for overseeing all task activities assigned to the Scrum team are performed in a timely manner with minimal technical debt, while maintaining the highest quality of performance. Will interface with client personnel and use oral and written communications skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders.
Will lead a Scrum team to perform planning, development and testing on a large software development, implementation and integration project.
Conduct all Scrum related activities, including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective and client demos.
Interface with product owners on an active basis to manage product backlog and sprint activities.
Remove obstacles and manage risks to enable team efficiency and effectiveness.
Ensure all scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported on a daily basis.
Must have experience managing software development projects, preferable managing or performing software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach.
PMI-ACP, Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) or Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred.
Ability to apply scrum estimation techniques to software development efforts, strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills.
What you have
Scrum Master/Scaled Agile certifications
6+ years of experience facilitating the scrum practices (PI Planning, leading ceremonies, empowering teams, identifying coaching opportunities)
High level of computer literacy; ability to learn new tools and products quickly
Understanding and experience with broad technical skills across multiple domains (technology, information, process, applications, etc) and platforms (mainframe, web-based, PCF, etc.) and databases (SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB)
Financial, Trading, brokerage services industry experience is a plus
Experience with Atlassian suite of products: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Bamboo
Must be an excellent team player and a servant leader
Highly adaptable to changing environment
Ability to coach teams to reach their highest potential
Strong knowledge of Scaled Agile framework
Ensure all scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported on a regular basis
Must have experience managing software development projects, preferable managing or performing software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach
Ability to apply scrum estimation techniques to software development efforts, strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills
Experience with scoping, sizing and overseeing multiple concurrent projects, assessing the appropriate level of risk, reviewing team deliverables and being the single point of contact for stakeholders
Understanding of CI/CD practices, lean methodologies
Understanding of QA practices
Experience with full software development life cycle through deployment
Why work for us?
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