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Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master - W2 Only

Alexandria, VA 22312

Post Date: 07/26/2018 Job ID: 6377 Industry: Information Technology Management

Responsibilities:
  • Guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Handle stakeholders in terms of approvals 
  • Schedule and run meetings and  Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self-organisation.
  • Guiding the team on self-organising to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks exp.in JIRA.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation.
  • 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 on 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 on 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 in playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.  (Adjust based on your necessity)
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • 1-2 years in a contract roles and a
  • Total of 4-6 years experience
  • IT background with a computer science degree

Mary Stapleton

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