Senior Scrum Master in San Francisco, CA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/24/2019

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Job Description

Bring your passion for Agile Methodologies to a global, industry leading client in the San Francisco, CA area! If you are looking for a stable company to contribute and enhance your current skills, you will thrive in this collaborative environment that promotes continuous improvement and individual initiative.   

In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead teams through high profile projects with a focus on Agile values and practices. As a Scrum Master, your responsibilities will be to coach and facilitate scrum ceremonies, lead sprint planning sessions, and retrospectives.

Rate Range: $70.00-$90.00/hr W2 + full benefits (health, dental, vision, 401k matching)

Salary Range: $140,000 - $180,000 + PTO + Health, Dental, Vision, 401k benefits

Responsibilities:
  • Provides coaching on Agile values and practices while emphasizing continuous improvement. 
  • Encourages collaboration and proactively seeks opportunities to improve collaboration. 
  • Tracks and ensures visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the iteration and release. 
  • Emphasizes the need for incremental releases, iterative work and prioritization by value and risk. 
  • Assists with internal and external communication by transparently radiating information. 
  • Partners with project leads to ensure the team is producing a solution that meets established standards, procedures and practices. 
  • Instills a sense of urgency reflecting the goals for the current iteration, upcoming release, and project vision, while passionately emphasizing the importance of meeting these goals. 
  • Optimizes, increases and sustains throughput; ensuring prioritization of work by value and risk. 
  • Ensures iteration-based meetings are effectively facilitated, the outcomes are achieved and their cadence is maintained. 
  • Assists team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and tasking. 
  • Proactively identifies and removes blockers, limits work in progress and prevents distractions. 
  • Facilitates frequent retrospectives, sharing metrics to identify and implement improvements. 
Qualifications for Scrum Master:
  • 3+ years of leading high-performing Scrum teams
  • Experience organizing and facilitating release & sprint planning, release & sprint retrospectives, daily stand-ups and inter-team dependency meetings.
  • Experience working with agile methodologies on large scale, technically complex projects.
For immediate consideration, email your MS Word resume to lsmoot@eliassen.com

Related Terms: Scrum Master, Agile, scrum, coaching, release, sprint, sprint retrospective, stand-up meeting, stakeholders, backlog grooming

Job ID: 320504

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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