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Scrum Master in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has an immediate opening for a Scrum master with one of our clients in Memphis, TN. This is a contract to hire role. Apply today!!!

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the team is focused on building the right capabilities and coaches the team in Agile/Scrum best practices
  • Utilizes Atlassian's Jira software to manage Agile teams' delivery
  • ScrumMaster will be responsible for entering team work items into Jira, monitoring progress against goals in Jira, and producing reports for management review
  • May also be asked to work in a more traditional "Project Manager" role, depending on business needs. In that function, candidate will provide management and strategic direction to the project team and share responsibility (with Business Partner) for the project development, budget and schedule.
  • Create, monitor, and update a detailed project plan
  • Establish work plan for each phase of project
  • Establish goals, negotiate project commitments and develop project plans
  • Coordinate development and gain approval of the business and technical requirements documents and project scope definition
  • Coordinate the formulation and definition of technical scope and objectives in collaboration with technical subject matter experts
  • Engage proper company resources for engagement with contractors, suppliers, customers, departments, and other parties as required
  • Direct and coordinate activities of PM project personnel, including outsourced or offshore staff, to ensure projects progress on schedule and within budget; as needed
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The candidate must be an experienced Agile "ScrumMaster" with the ability to guide a self-organized team of software developers towards completion of the business (product owner) objectives
Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree -or- equivalent experience
  • 4 - 6 years Agile experience
  • 1 year minimum experience working with Jira
Preferred Skills/Education

  • Experience with SAFe
  • 4 years of Agile experience
  • Project management experience
  • Automated testing tools experience
  • Experience working in Dev Ops Environments
  • Certified ScrumMaster
This is a contract to hire role. Apply today!!!

Job Requirements

Scrum Agile Jira