Scrum Master / Project Manager

Job#: 2031973

Job Description:

Apex Systems has an immediate opening for a Scrum Master, ideally with a background in Project Management. This position will support and lead the development team as they mature existing products and create new applications using the latest technologies.

 

Location: Memphis- Hybrid Work Schedule

  • Candidates should be comfortable being in office up to 4x per week.

Duration: 6+ Month Contract- expected to extend.

Benefits:

  • Health/Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • Much More!

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and deliver projects and programs
  • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives for the product team
  • Facilitate sprints planning, sprint refinement, retrospectives, sprint reviews and daily scrum meetings
  • Collaborate between developers, testers, and business stakeholders.
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks and guide teams to higher scrum maturity.
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed by work with product owners to handle backlogs, prioritization and new requests
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur for the team
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Monitor and improve the team’s velocity.
  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it
  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Help the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Lead and development self-organization scrum team
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected project across multiple teams
  • Guide the team to focus on the desired behavior or outcomes
  • Provide weekly executive summaries of the project’s progress

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Agile and 3+ years managing scrum responsibilities.
  • Prior experience in project management is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in management or a relevant field;
  • Excellent organizational, communication, management and leadership skills
  • Experience with budget, scope and schedule management
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques.
  • Effective and clear verbal and written communication.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

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:
Memphis, TN, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
June 6, 2024

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