Senior Scrum Master in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/6/2018

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Scrum Master to help support our client's Agile transformation. Apply to learn more.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Senior Scrum Master:

  • Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles
  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the team to self-organize

Requirements of the Senior Scrum Master:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/experience mix
  • CSM required with at least 5 years of PM experience and 5 years of SM experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • A thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
  • Collaborative approach to driving decisions
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail

Keywords: Senior Scrum Master, CSM, Certified Scrum Master, Project Manager, Agile, Coaching, Impediment Removal, Facilitator

Job ID: 312957

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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