Scrum Master in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Scrum Master with good organization skills to work with a development focused Scrum team.  As the Scrum Master, the individual will help drive on-going project work for our financial services client. This is a mature Agile organization. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of software development experience following the Agile process with at least two years’ experience as a Scrum Master.

This is a long term contract opportunity. We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. 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:

  • Act as the servant-leader of a scrum team, facilitating Agile software development processes to maximize team outcome
  • Conduct all Scrum ceremonies, such as backlog grooming, release planning, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives and demo
  • Foster the spirit of autonomy and promote self-organization of the scrum team
  • Participate in Scrum of Scrums and share experiences and best practices with other Scrum Masters
  • Develop and maintain a central scorecard to track dependencies and progress of individual projects 

Requirements of the Scrum Master:

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Demonstrable understanding of the Scrum development process
  • Experience as a hands-on Scrum Master
  • Fast learner and a great team player
  • Comfortable acting as a servant-leader and influencing across scrum teams
  • Self-motivated and driven with a strong client focus and results-oriented approach
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively engage with the technical team

Keywords: Scrum Master, Servant-Leader, Agile, SDLC, Project Delivery

Job ID: 332141

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences 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, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

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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