Robert Half International Scrum Master in Mounds View, Minnesota
Our client is looking to add a Scrum Master (local to MN) to its team! If you have managed multiple Scrum teams and the related delivery, built Scrum best practices and are a strong communicator this could be your next role!
Understand how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to customers
Lead teams on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
Promote Scrum Maturity to the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
Remove impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments
Build a trusting and safe environment with an emphasis of problem solving.
Facilitate getting the work done without coercion assigning or dictating the work.
Facilitate discussion decision making and conflict resolution
Lead internal and external communication improving transparency and radiating information
Support and educate the Product Owner especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example
*Bachelor's degree required
*5 years relevant experience
*Possibility to convert down the road with good performance.
First level Scrum Master certification CM PSM I
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles practices and theory.
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership facilitation situational awareness conflict resolution continual improvement empowerment and increasing transparency
Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach example: numerous Burndown techniques numerous Retrospective formats handling bugs, etc.
Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus)
Second level Scrum Master certification CSP PSM II
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles practices and theory.
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP Kanban Crystal FDD, etc.
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories ATDD TDD Continuous Integration Continuous Testing Pairing Automated Testing Agile Games
Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
Experience applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach example: numerous Burndown techniques numerous Retrospective formats handling bugs, etc.
Previous experience as a team lead
Excellent communication and mentoring skills
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