Scrum Master in McLean, VA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    McLean, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/3/2019

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Scrum Master with experience in the Banking Industry. This is a 6+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in McLean, VA. Please review the job description below.
 
Job ID: 19-53714

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensures team(s) maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery
  • Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments, and progress
  • Be well managed – understand and coach the team on delivery controls, compliance to minimize operational, and reputational risk
  • Understands domain architecture and targets to identify upstream and downstream dependencies and to support the team in risk management
  • Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using network of peers and formal channels (including escalation if required)
  • Coaching
  • Integrates Agile and Lean principles into team practices and work products
  • Coaches Product Owner and team on backlog refinement and prioritization
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
  • Innovates with practices and frameworks through experimentation to improve the team and their delivery
  • Developing understanding and encouragement of team's engineering innovation and improvement (XP engineering practices, Dev Ops, etc.)
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Developing ability to act as an Agile mentor and coach to other Scrum Masters or any Agile role
  • Agile and Technical Learning: Actively seeks and participates in a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training, and independent study to further develop self and community
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 3 years of Agile experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Jira
  • 1+ years of experience as part of an agile team
  • 4+ years of Agile experience
  • Scrum Alliance CSM or CSP certification or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • Lean or Agile certification
  • SAFe certified or experience (or other scaled agile frameworks)
Our client is a leading Banking Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. J2W:CB3