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Scrum Master - Hardware/Operating System/Virtualization Experience - #4981 in Hopkinton, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting new Scrum Master position working with one of our leading industry clients,  based out of Hopkinton, MA.

For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.
This position requires w2 status for employment and security clearance.

Must have 5+ years experience working as a Scrum Master or like role familiar with projects that are hardware/OS/Virtualization technology focused.

Responsibilities for the Scrum Master:

  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Work collaboratively with Product Owners, cross-functional development teams, and Project Managers to support development and software delivery
  • Assist the Product Owner in user story creation/prioritization and product Backlog grooming
  • Track and report Scrum team velocity and manage Sprint capacity
  • Routinely execute hands-on early E2E integration
  • Manage sprint time tracking, resolve or escalate blocking impediments
  • Drive integration level troubleshooting & debug
  • Coordinate dependencies between teams with other Scrum Masters
  • Ensure development team is working efficiently towards Sprint goals
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice

Requirements for the Scrum Master:

  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Need someone who able to communicate effectively, has domain knowledge in hardware, operating system, virtualization, software, etc., agile experience and leading teams
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated experience working in and leading teams that leverage Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of test driven development and virtues of coded unit tests
  • Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical issues and ability to work with diverse teams
  • Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task
  • Familiarity with Altassian Software Development & collaboration tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of Scrum Master experience, Scrum Master certification preferred
  • 5 years of hands on coding experience with Java, familiarity with Cloud technologies, very strong technical software engineering skills
  • Experience with Enterprise, Server, Storage and Networking platforms
  • Familiarity with infrastructure automation
  • Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects

Job ID: 315777

Key Words: Scrum Master, Java, Cloud Tecnology, Agile Enterprise, Altassian, 

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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