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Scrum Master

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Job Details
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Company Name
Robert Half
Physical Address

MILAN, IL 61264
Job Description


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Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific IT projects and ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The Scrum Master will be responsible for managing and delivering IT and business solutions using Scrum framework best practices…

Primary Tasks:

• Monitor Scrum process and meetings to increase team efficiency, advocate for self-organization, and encourage problem solving

• Facilitate and organize Scrum ceremonies

• Assemble and coordinate project staff

• Plan and schedule project timelines

• Track project deliverables using appropriate tools

• Conduct accurate capacity planning

• Guide, coach and motivate the team, leading by example, with the goal of increasing productivity

• Oversee and manage scope, timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals

• Create a team environment that is open, non-judgmental, and trustworthy, while emphasizing problem solving

• Protect scrum team from outside interference during a sprint

• Remove impediments or guide team on how to remove impediments

• Assess team maturity and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace

• Report on team progress each sprint through defined metrics

• Communicate effectively within the scrum team and to business stakeholders, improve transparency

• Partner with product owner, business analysts, and business stakeholders to ensure scrum team focus is on highest business value

• Assist product owner, business analysts and other team members in refining backlog and ensuring a steady stream of work is available for the team

• Act as liaison between clients and delivery teams, making sure that projects are successful and that teams are enabled to deliver with excellence.

• Participate in project estimation sessions with the technical and business stakeholders

• Work alongside client services and business teams to create timelines and budgets with internal and external clients, contractors and vendors

• Complete any project tasks necessary to remain compliant with quality

• May perform traditional project management on non-scrum projects

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• Servant leadership

• Qualification in IT project management or equivalent

• Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of IT project management

• Proven experience in people management

• Proven experience in strategic planning

• Proven experience in risk management

• Proven experience in change management

• Strong leadership skills – Ability to lead a project team and manage high performing resources

• Ability to work with teams that are not co-located

• Ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization

• Fluency with agile software development tools like Azure DevOps, JIRA or waterfall project management tools like MS Project

• Skills in business supporting applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio


• 3+ years managing either infrastructure or software development projects, preferably using an agile methodology

• Proven track record of managing and delivering high profile internal and external projects

• 3+ years managing software development projects, preferably using an agile methodology

Desired Skills:

• Agile or Scrum master certification such as CSM, PSM I, SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master, PMIACP.

• Project Mangement certification such as PMP

• Experience working with a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory

• Understanding of SDLC and software development processes

• Knowledge of patterns and practices for facilitation of scrum teams

• Critical thinking and problem solving

• Planning and organizing

• Decision-making

• Communication

• Influencing and leading

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Salary: DOE

Location: MILAN, IL

Date Posted: November 15, 2019

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01520-0011204398

Staffing Area: Technology

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