Scrum Master in Charlotte, NC at DISYS

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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    Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Responsibilities *

•         Facilitates the sizing of stories during the planning sprint, backlog grooming, or sprint planning sessions for the team.

•         Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, product owners, project sponsors, vendors and key clients.

•         Facilitates Agile ceremonies for 1-2 teams.

•         Uses historical velocity and planned velocity to assist team with commitments

•         Works with the project sponsor and product owner to determine staffing requirements.

•         Assist with identifying which resources need to be procured outside the organization.

•         Involves team in identifying and removing impediments and known risks through analysis and prioritization

•         Maintains risk register and escalates where needed

•         Utilizes standardized tools and techniques for estimating costs associated with a project including physical, financial and human capital costs.

•         Continuously monitors the actual cost of a project versus the budget.

•         Reviews expenditures and evaluates factors that may potentially cause cost changes.

•         Conducts in-depth root cause analysis of project budget discrepancies.

•         Effectively utilizes progress indicators such as burn-down and burn-up charts.

•         Utilizes the team definition of done to guide the team during their sprint commitments.

•         Uses collaborative engagement techniques.

•         Fosters self-accountability.

•         Escalates where needed.

•         Ensures scope, goals, milestones, budget, risk, status, change requests and critical issues are effectively communicated to the client and project team.

•         Looks for opportunities to teach and mentor the team.

•         Guides the team by providing meaningful feedback.

•         Participates in setting best practices.

Job Requirements

Experience & Knowledge Essential

•         Minimum of 1-3 years of Scrum Master experience

•         Certified Scrum Master (CSM or related certification strongly preferred

•         3+ years of information technology experience

•         Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience

•         3 or more years managing projects

•         Thorough understanding of agile and waterfall methodologies, values, and procedures.

•         Experience working with both agile and waterfall methodologies on large scale, technically complex projects.

•         Ability to deal with multiple projects.

•         Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).

•         Must be self-motivated as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.

•         Data driven analysis skills for measuring and managing delivery.

•         Experience with relevant business software (e.g. Microsoft Office applications, Team Foundation Server).

•         Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server Agile, Jira or similar tool.

•         Controls a program level view and status and uses the information in Clarity/Open Workbench to communicate on multiple projects and programs at a time.

•         Able to use Clarity/Open Workbench tool to determine how the intersection of multiple projects and programs impacts the department.

•         Able to use the Clarity/Open Workbench tool develop departmental budgets.

•         Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate.

•         Ability to understand and communicate technical issues.

•         Highly adaptable to changing environment.

•         Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams.

•         Situational awareness of when to listen and when to be assertive.

•         Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.

•         Ability to keep team engaged and on task.

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.


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