Scrum Master at The Judge Group Inc.

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Location: REMOTE

Salary: Doe

Description: Our client is currently seeking a Scrum Master
100% Remote Contract to hire

This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • Complete Back-log review and grooming to understand the process, practice, and rituals with Client's Team

  • Conduct planning sprint/session with Client team

  • Review current back-log and priorities

  • Understand use case definition and terminology

  • Understand Scrum processes, practices, and rituals

  • Update back-log as needed to prepare for team delivery

  • Understand documentation standards and practices

  • Transition into sprint execution

  • Note - Technical design tasks are completed in conjunction with the Execute phase tasks as this is agile delivery
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • In-short, they need a strong Scrum master, preference is SAFe Agile Certified, but the core part of the role are the softer skills noted below.

    • Be able to come along side with multiple levels of engineers (jr all the way to sr/architects)

    • Be able to communicate at all levels (internal team, external teams, management, leadership, sr leadership)

    • Be engaging and the cheerleader of the team - keeping morale high, giving empathy when needed

    • Knowing when to challenge/push back on the team as well as external teams and how to do that diplomatically

    • Being comfortable/confident in SM skillsets

    • Being a leader of the team

    • Comfortable providing constructive feedback to all levels (jr through sr engineers, managers, directors, etc.)

    • Extreme organizational skills

    • Focusing on proactive needs rather than reactive, always prepared for the team's needs at least a week in advance, ideally a sprint in advance (this is for administrative work that is predictable, not fire drill work that is unpredictable

    • Social skills are important for the team culture, creating a safe space for the team, encouraging participation, being able to pull individuals in that are on the quieter side


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