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Cloud Scrum Master in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting new role based out of New York City as a Cloud Scrum Master, working with one of our prestigious clients out of New York City.

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 Cloud Scrum Master:

  • Provides coaching around Agile frameworks and best practices for feature/project delivery, utilizing traditional project management approaches when needed 
  • Facilitates and/or supports Agile framework ceremonies for Agile teams 
  • Responsible for teaching and enforcing the values and principles of Agile, while promoting self-organization and constantly improving our standards of work 
  • Identifies, tracks, and removes impediments for feature/project and team success 
  • Facilitates the creation of a well-defined product backlog 
  • Ensures planning of go-live and deployment activities and facilitate their execution 
  • Ensures that all team members understand and accept their roles and responsibilities 
  • Assists with resource allocation and effective capacity planning for team to determine what team can take on in any given sprint 
  • Monitors sprint velocity and works with team to determine how they can continue to improve on velocity and recognize additional efficiencies as they mature 
  • Tracks and reports key project metrics, informing stakeholders as appropriate 
  • Manages feature/project delivery with respect to capital budgets 
  • Manages relationships with all invested parties, including (but not limited to): Product, Engineering, Brands/Audiences, and/or other key stakeholders 
  • Arbitrates and resolves conflict within the team 
  • Coordinates participation of different tech and business groups in requirements gathering, specifications, design, development and implementation of key projects 
  • Shields the team from outside “noise” or distractions that prohibit them from being successful  
  • Learns, understands, and actively uses project management & ticket tracking software to effectively manage the team’s backlog and sprint-committed items


Requirements of the Cloud Scrum Master:

  • 5+ years in Agile project management in a well-established, high-performing Agile software development environment with at least some dedicated teams
  • Advanced knowledge of Scrum and other Agile frameworks and software engineering practices, as well as traditional project management approaches
  • Ability to understand technologies applicable to assigned product or service area and facilitate resolution of technical needs as they arise
  • Comfortable leading business and technology in vetting technical options
  • Superb written and verbal communications, presentation skills, and meeting facilitation skills (including with an executive audience)
  • Must have experience with Cloud Technologies, AWS, IBM, Cloud, Google Cloud, MS Azure
Job ID: 315540

Keywords:  Cloud Scrum Master, AWS, IBM, Cloud, Google, MS Azure, Agile

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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