Scrum Master in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/14/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/14/2021

Job Description

**Ideally onsite in Durham, but open to remote candidates on the East Coast.**

We're looking for a skilled and experienced Scrum Master to join our industry-leading client. You will facilitate and monitor team progress and performance and help drive continuous improvement opportunities. 

We can facilitate w2 and corp-to-corp consultants. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Scrum Master:
  • Work with a team to advise and oversee performance against Agile values
  • Maintain and update team process metrics and artifacts to ensure clear communication to partners
  • Leverage expertise and leadership to influence and gain consensus on impediment removal
  • Guide team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Facilitate sprint planning, stand ups, retrospectives, and other Agile ceremonies
  • Encourage Agile behaviors, reinforce practices, norms, ceremonies, and provide overall support
  • Identify team improvement opportunities and look externally for standard methodologies to support continuous improvement
  • Ensure timely completion of work
Requirements of the Scrum Master:
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated expertise in application of Agile/Scrum principles, including use of Jira
  • Ability to coach a team and partners on Agile practices and ensure alignment to Agile methodology
  • Comfortable working with business partners to coach/guide them through Agile requirements writing
  • Communicate clearly and ability to deliver complex messages and guide new concepts
  • Ability to coach and mentor teams to improve progress to potential
  • Proven ability to drive teams to success using Agile/scrum/Lean practices
  • Project Management expertise
  • Certified Scrum Master
Job ID: 361071

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Our purpose is to positively impact the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in talent solutions, life sciences consulting, Agile consulting, cloud services, risk management, business optimization, and managed services enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA, and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks, as well as national reach.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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