Scrum Master in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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

  • Deliver outstanding customer service  
  • Guide the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to provide great customer service, self organization and fill in gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks 
  • Coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable
  • Facilitate work completion without negativity and ensuring a comfortable and safe work environment
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improve transparency, and radiate information 
  • Support and educate the product owner
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible

Requirements of the Scrum Master:

  • BA in related field
  • 6 years experience
  • 2 years in Scrum Master role for a software development team
  • Has exemplified servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency 
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc 
  • Knowledge and/or experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team 
  • Previous experience as a manager 
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Keywords: Scrum Master, Agile approaches, Scrum, XP, Kanban, Agile/Scrum frameworks 

Job ID: 321932

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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