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TEKsystems: Scrum Master


This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted March 25, 2021.

Description:JOB SUMMARY: We are looking for an experienced, who is skilled in Agile delivery leveraging Scrum, Kanban, and other Agile practices.

s in our organization are servant leaders who can effectively collaborate, facilitate, and influence in a matrixed team environment.

A successful must adeptly navigate complex organizations and be flexible in working with teams that have various levels of Agile maturity.

The will work with an Agile Coach and the Agile Delivery Enablement Lead to provide direction towards maturing and optimizing Agile execution within teams.

This role will interact closely with Technology and Business stakeholders to educate and ensure business outcomes are achieved.MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: ?Partner with Product Owner to provide work direction to one or more Agile teams, including backlog management and grooming ?Teach the Scrum framework to Technology and Business teams and tailor to the organization as needed?Organize and facilitate sprint planning sessions, daily stand-up meetings, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and other Scrum-related meetings?Track and communicate sprint/release progress via information radiators and team metrics?Remove and/or escalate team roadblocks?Coordinate release schedules, which may involve dependencies across other Agile and Waterfall teams?Guide Agile teams to leverage an Agile mindset and fine tune frameworks to increase maturity level?Foster a culture of continuous improvement within teamsREQUIRED SKILLS: ?Bachelor?s degree in related field ?7+ years of overall experience in technology delivery ?5+ years in a role, managing multiple teams ?

certification (CSM, PSM, PMI-ACP, SAFe, etc.)?Superior communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) ?Agile mindset with expert knowledge of Agile practices (Scrum ceremonies, information radiators, continuous improvement techniques, Kanban, XP, etc.)?Knowledge of Scrum success patterns, common challenges, and techniques to course correct when issues arise?Flexibility to work with Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts, team sizes, organizations, cultures, co-located vs.

distributed, etc.

?Experience with Software Development Life Cycle and Release Management ?Demonstrated understanding of Project Management concepts, including the ability to manage budgets, create resource plans and forecasts, prepare schedules, identify risks, and prepare mitigation plans ?Experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)?Experience influencing and managing project teams without formal direct reporting relationships?Experience building relationships with senior leaders, team members, and customers to execute on a common vision and strategy?Ability to be a champion for continuous improvement within Technology and Business teams?Experience with managing backlogs and sprints via an Agile Lifecycle Management tool (JIRA, VersionOne, Rally, etc.)?High-level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Project, and SharePointPREFERED SKILLS: ?Project Management Professional (PMP) certification ?Experience in scaled Agile programs (SAFe, etc.)?Working knowledge of technical engineering best practices (Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, DevOps, etc.)?Working knowledge of best practices in Organization Change Management?Previous experience in Utility industrySkills:Agile Transformation, Bachelor’s Degree,, project management, program managementTop Skills Details:1) Experience working as a, who is skilled in Agile delivery leveraging Scrum, Kanban, and other Agile practices.

2) Heavy background in Project/Program Management.

This individual will have Project/Program Management responsibilities in addition to their scrum responsibilities.

3) Experience working in a Waterfall Environment.

Right now, they have 5% of their projects in Agile, which is why they still need to be comfortable working in a Waterfall environment.Additional Skills & Qualifications:This person will provide guidance, coaching and direction towards maturing Agile execution methodologies.

They need to have strong oral and written communication skills and experience leveraging these skills to interact with all levels of management.Experience Level:Intermediate LevelAbout TEKsystems: We’re partners in transformation.

We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity.

We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia.

As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change.

That’s the power of true partnership.

TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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