Scrum Master in Rensselaer, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2019

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Scrum Master with our leading national security client in Rensselaer. In this role, you will facilitate the adoption and utilization of Agile development methodologies.

Responsibilities of the Scrum Master:

  • Evangelize Agile best practices to further organizational adoption of Agile practices
  • Coach and mentor Scrum teams on Agile best practices, methods, and release train approach
  • Lend subject matter expertise and senior leadership to the implementation of the enterprise Agile program
  • Assist with updating Agile processes, practices, policies, and internal standards
  • Work with Scrum teams to raise issues and promote open communication, collaboration, and success

Requirements of the Scrum Master:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related
  • At least 10 years of directly relevant work experience
  • At least 8 years of professional scrum master experience
  • Hands-on experience coaching both teams and existing scrum masters 
  • Excellent meeting facilitation and presentation skills
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) designation required
  • Expert-level understanding of Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Expertise in Atlassian Jira and Confluence, or equivalent tools
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to perform well under pressure
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills

Keywords: Scrum Master, CSM, Agile, Scrum, Atlassian, Jira, Confluence

Job ID: 320771

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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