Scrum Master/Jira Admin in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/16/2020

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master/Jira Admin with our industry-leading client. You will play the role of a project manager or coordinator, so you will need to understand the concept of a work-breakdown-structure (WBS), resource planning, budgets and timelines. As a senior scrum master, you will help 2-4 teams meet their sprint goals, and maximize business value. You'll also coach the teams to mature in their Agile journey.

Your previous experience as a Jira Cloud Administrator will help maintain and improve our Agile system by creating/managing workflows, filters, dashboards, etc. You'll also ensure appropriate security measures that are in-line with the Information Security department. As needed, you will help train/indoctrinate new Jira users.

**100% Remote Opportunity (EST)

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. 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:

Scrum Master Responsibilities:
  • Manage each project’s scope and timeline .
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups .
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks .
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration .
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders) .
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests .
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur .
  • Help teams implement changes effectively .
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint .
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity .
  • Help build a productive environment where team members "own" the product and enjoy working on it.
Jira Administration Responsibilities:
  • Creates custom projects in Jira with varying degrees of complexity of workflows, reports, permission schemes etc. to meet business needs.
  • Manage user permissions according to the needs of projects and teams.
  • Maintain JIRA projects, workflows, permissions, and users while working in a JIRA Cloud environment.
  • Improve JIRA security. Set access permissions for JIRA projects and Confluence spaces.
  • Work with JIRA filters, reporting, dashboards, and workflows.
  • Provides formal and informal training to new JIRA users.

Requirements:

  • Smartsheet Administration
  • Confluence Administration
  • Previous experience as a project manager/coordinator

Job ID: 346001

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 http://www.eliassen.com.

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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