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Scrum Master in Glenview, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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    Glenview, IL
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Job Description

Job Description:
We are adopting the Agile methodology for our Digital Commerce team and you will also be a leading adopter for the remainder of the IS organization. We are looking for an experienced and dedicated scrum master to join our team. This leader would be responsible for overseeing two software development teams leveraging the agile methodology. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Essential Duties:
: Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
: Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners while delighting customers
: Facilitate transparent communication with all stakeholders including reporting progress and milestones for executives
: Take responsibility for product delivery success
: Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
: Resolve barriers within the Digital Marketing team and in peer IS organizations collaboratively as a partner with aOne Team approach
: Monitor scrum processes and meetings, drive efficiency and continuous improvement, motivate the team, ensure quality solutions, and define key performance metrics and progress tracking
: Create project outlines and timelines and distribute responsibilities to team members
: Ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met
: Manage partnerships and delivery with other internal and external suppliers
: Provide input to reviews for Agile team members
Required Skills/Experience
: Scrum Master certification (CSM)
: Bachelor's Degree in a related field
: Team Player
: Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
: Servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, empowerment
: Excellent communication and mentoring skills
Desired Skills
: Knowledge of eCommerce domain
: Previous experience as a team lead
: Previous Software development experience