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Scrum Master (contract-to-hire) in Chicago, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/22/2018

Job Description

This position is responsible for guiding the team in developing the solution using Agile practices; being accountable for software build activities. Job Responsibilities: ? Coach the scrum team to become a self-organized, cross-functional and highly efficient team that delivers high-quality products. ? Facilitate Scrum events such as backlog creation/grooming, prioritization, stand up meetings, estimation, showcase and retrospectives. ? Collaborate with Product Manager to plan roadmap execution based on estimates and capacity; also identify risks to the plan. ? Clarify deliverables and assignments to the scrum team and remove impediments. ? Facilitate documenting, publishing and executing the team's continuous improvement plan (based on retrospectives). ? Publish the team's agile metrics to management and stakeholders. ? Coach and mentor the scrum team in its scrum adoption. ? Facilitate the documentation of working agreement, definition of ready and definition of done for the scrum team. ? Conduct change management - engage Product Owners, Portfolio Leads, and PMs to fulfill their individual roles. ? Participate and/or Lead scrum adoption practices across the organization and related Community of Practices. Required Job Qualifications: ? Bachelor Degree and 4 years Information Technology experience OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 6 years Information Technology experience OR 8 years Information Technology experience. ? 2 years of practitioner experience leading Agile / Scrum projects. ? Experience in Agile / Scrum development methodologies & tools (Jira / Jenkins). ? Experience in DevOps / continuous deployment / integration process & tools. ? Experience in test-driven development. ? Experience in test automation. ? Problem solving, analytical and creative thinking. ? Teamwork and collaboration; interpersonal skills. ? Ability to execute. ? Project and program management. ? Rapid prototyping. ? Code versioning and/or code merge. ? Business acumen. Preferred Job Qualifications: ? Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology. ? 3 years of practitioner experience leading Agile / Scrum projects. ? Scrum Master Certification Level 1 or 2 (CSP, PSM I/II) and or PMP certification. ? Management experience.