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Robert Half Scrum Master in San Ramon, California

Description

Our Fortune 500 Bay Area Client is seeking an FTE Scrum Master to join their Team.

This is an FTE role with salary, benefits, and bonus, and is 100% Remote (West Coast hours required).

As a Scrum Master, your specific responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate, report status, and ensure stability of Operations oriented work efforts.

  • End-to-end delivery responsibility for projects with multiple issues and technology platforms.

  • Project point of contact for communications, milestones and review briefings.

  • Assure effective transition into production and meet production acceptance readiness criteria.

  • Effective organization of meetings to ensure flow, participation, progress, proactive mitigation of risks and issues.

  • Manage, lead project team in, Operational activities including managing different streams of work, from steady state Operational KTLO, Incidents, and tasks.

  • Assign tasks, provide guidance, mentor Operational team in Agile methodology.

  • Plan and direct schedules to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget.

  • Consider impacts to project timeline and takes action to minimize them; carefully controls change.

  • Analyze and facilitate resolution of issues.

  • Interact with necessary stakeholders/team members to manage project scope and identify, evaluate, communicate, escalate issues.

  • Communicate status of project within and across departments. Ensure project status is accurate, comprehensive, and proactively addresses issues and risks, and is published according to plan.

  • Proactively define and implement communications mechanisms that meet the needs of individual team members and stakeholders at all levels. Oversee communications on the part of the team to ensure high degree of effectiveness.

  • Overall status reporting and stability of Operational work efforts.

  • Independently track key work milestones and adjusts plans and/or resources to meet the needs of the project.

  • Issues and risk reporting and communications as appropriate.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required, preferably in IT Project Management.

  • CSM required (or comparable PM certification).

  • 7+ years’ IT experience of which is required 5+ years’ Agile board management experience.

  • Impact analysis: consistently able to assess impact for, with minimal supervision, each work aspect and determine if team capacity can expand or not to address new idea.

  • Project planning: consistently able to independently translate functional requirements into project plans.

  • Project implementation: consistently able to effectively implement all project phases.

  • Project management fundamentals: advanced knowledge of schedule, risk management, issues management, leadership.

  • Documentation: consistently clear, accurate.

  • Communication: consistently demonstrates advanced clear, articulate, concise; verbal and written.

  • Organization/prioritization: consistently utilized and effective over own work.

  • Demonstrated effective (intermediate level) use and experience with MS Project, Visio, and Excel.

  • Leadership skills: demonstrated experience in overall lead role (senior project level, management/direction setting experience).

  • Decision making skills, problem analysis and solving skills (demonstrated experience in using these skills in a project management role).

  • Matrix management skills.

  • Demonstrated experience incorporating development software life cycle into project plan.

  • General knowledge of IT applications and infrastructure environment.

  • General ability to maintain forward progress despite conflicting priorities and competition for resources.

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