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1832 - Scrum Master

Remote
US Citizenship

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • The position we are hiring for is for an Agile Scrum Master for the Medicare Systems MCS Maintenance team. The MCS Scrum Master will be responsible for working with the MCS Quarterly Release scrum teams to deliver key products/components of the MCS, following agile principles.
  • The key to success with this position is the ability to partner with the Product Owners and coach the team to ensure understanding and execution of agile practices.
  • Plans and conducts agile ceremonies to support the successful delivery of system changes prioritized by the customer.
  • This position is instrumental in driving cohesive agile practices across the organization and supports the development of other Scrum Masters.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Scrum Master(CSM) with certificate from
  • recognized standard organization, ie: SAFe, Scrum.org, Scaled Agile strongly desired, must be willing to become certified within 6 months of moving into position.
  • Five or more years of experience working as a Scrum Master, product owner or project manager in an application development environment, with at least 2 years
  • Experience using Agile Scrum.
  • Demonstrates the ability to facilitate transition of an organization from waterfall methodologies to the Agile.
  • Understands the hybrid agile model.
  • Proven track record and ability to site project experience delivering end solutions using agile.
  • Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships with the business delivery teams, leadership, senior management and internal/external stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of the product lifecycle.
  • In-depth understanding of agile methodologies, and up-to-date knowledge of industry standards and best practices.
  • Basic understanding of software development practices
  • Ability to use agile project tracking devices such as burn down and burn up charts
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and analysis capability.
  • Comfortable with customer facing activity, business customer interviews, facilitating, and presenting at meetings.
  • Excellent technical writing skills (MS Word)
  • Excellent communication, presentation creation and delivery skills (MS PowerPoint)
  • with the ability to communicate with a broad set of constituencies, both technical and non-technical.
  • Experienced working with Excel.
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Proven experience as a scrum master on several successful software development projects involving multiple developers.
  • Clear understanding of agile software development methodologies and key best practices
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player who is flexible, delivery-oriented and takes responsibility for the team's success.
  • Enthusiastic, can-do attitude with the drive to continually learn and improve.
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Pass a background investigation

CLEARANCE:

  • US Citizenship required