Scrum Master

Job#: 2012535

Job Description:

Apex Systems is partnering with a Bank in NYC that is looking to hire a Project Manager/Scrum Master hybrid. They are looking for someone with 5+ years of experience. This is a contract role that sits onsite 3-days a week. If you are interested, please send your resume to [email protected] and  give Meg a call at 973-997-1469. 
Essential Duties:
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring that clients expectations are in-line with project service scope
• Responsible for the overall planning, coordination, execution, control and completion of assigned projects
• Manage project status and deliverable updates in PPM
• Manage/report on financials related to the project/program
• Keep all artifacts related to the project/program current
• Doing everything possible to ensure delighting customers
• Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
• Guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization
• Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
• Assessing the Scrum maturity of 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
• Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
• Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
• Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
• Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
• Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
• Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
• Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
Required Skills/Experience:
• Experience playing the Scrum Master role (2-5 years) 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 
• 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
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:
Contract

Location:
New York, NY, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
January 24, 2024