Scrum Master

at Rose International Inc. in Chicago, IL, Illinois, United States

Job Description

  • **Only those lawfully authorized to work in the designated country associated with the position will be considered.**
  • **Please note that all Position start dates and duration are estimates and may be reduced or lengthened based upon a client’s business needs and requirements.**

Request ID: 101559-1
Start/End Dates: 1+ year
Tax Work Location: Chicago IL (Local) 60603
Job Title: Scrum Master

Qualifications (must haves):

Agile Scrum Certified
SAFE Certified

Tasks & Responsibilities:

-Detailed oriented to ensure ADO data is accurate to support release and sprint planning.
-Responsible for facilitating the planning, delivery, and continuous improvement of Agile teams.
-Facilitate the Agile ceremonies including stand-up, retrospectives, sprint planning, sprint demos, and grooming.
-Collaborates with team members across both Business and Technology, providing mentoring and coaching on Agile principles and practices.
-Acts as a servant leader who enables team success by removing impediments and implementing effective ways of working that foster continuous improvement and collaboration.
-Continuously improve team productivity and facilitate completion of work.
-Educate the team, Product Owner and stakeholders on the business value of engineering practices, and promote the use of engineering practices to provide faster delivery, better quality, and fewer defects.
-Coach the team on the value and methods of developing cross-functional skills.
-In collaboration with the team, facilitate the creation of team agreements that minimally include a Definition of Done (DOD) and a Definition of Ready (DOR).
-Work with the Product Owner to create or break up stories to fit within a sprint.
-Manages the ADO board to ensure sprints are closed and incomplete stories are moved forward or to the backlog.
-Manages sprint and team metrics(velocity, sprint burndown, etc.) to improve productivity.
-In collaboration with the team, size the stories and align team capacity within sprint planning.
-Work with leadership to align release planning.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills, time management, and individual and team-building skills. Advanced interpersonal skills, able to establish strong working relationships and promote bi-directional communication within and across teams and programs.   -Strong leadership and organizational skills, skilled in facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparency, building trust and servant leadership. Able to effectively manage challenging situations through negotiation and conflict resolution.
-Strong understanding of all facets of the software development life cycle including planning, development, quality assurance, change management and release management.
-Excellent understanding of software development methodologies and fundamentals (Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, Waterfall, etc.) Strong knowledge and experience with Agile techniques such as Continuous Integration, automated testing, test-first approaches such as TDD, ATDD, etc., pairing, Agile games, etc.
-Able to organize, moderate and demonstrate Agile industry best practices.
-Experience with developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines, coordinating timelines and efforts and applying advanced principles, theories and experiences.


For information and details on employment benefits offered with this position, please visit here. Should you have any questions/concerns, please contact our HR Department via our secure website.

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Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need assistance in completing this application, or during any phase of the application, interview, hiring, or employment process, whether due to a disability or otherwise, please contact our HR Department.

Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.).

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Job Posting: 11230953

Posted On: Aug 28, 2023

Updated On: Sep 28, 2023

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