Scrum Master in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/18/2019

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    Stamford, CT
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master with our industry-leading client in Stamford.

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:

  • Facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective meetings.
  • Manage the scrum process, remove impediments
  • Gather requirements and develop User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Help the product owner to prioritize the product backlog making it ready for the next sprint while also looking 4-5 sprints down the road
  • Execute on the backlog, making sure that deliverables are on time with quality
  • Build a trusting and safe environment
  • Ensure effective team collaboration and self-organization
  • Ensure the team is focused on business value delivery
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and communication
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example

Requirements of the Scrum Master:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English
  • 5+ years of professional work experience as a scrum master for software development teams that were diligently applying Scrum principles, practices and theory
  • Skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Strong Project Management background and organizational skills

Keywords: Project Manager, Project Management, Scrum Master, software developer, software development

Job ID: 320363

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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