Scrum Master (Cloud)

Company Name:
CyberSearch, LTD
Scrum Master
Irving TX
Start ASAP
9 months CTH (US Citizen or GC)
Rate: $100/hr all inc. Max


This new project is an innovative hybrid cloud solution which enables CIOs to deliver IT as a service. Built on client's Cloud Services Manager and Microsoft technologies, this product will integrate with both private cloud platforms and multiple public clouds (e.g. Azure, AWS, etc.) to provide customers better choice and ability to select, deploy and manage services that are tailored for their business needs.
Job Duties
o Act as Scrum Master for 2 Scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
o Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style and lead by example. This person should be extremely knowledgeable in, and personify Scrum and Agile.
o Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos, and cross-team coordination
o Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
o Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving.
o Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing, and report team progress to senior management
o Strongly serve and support the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
o Reach out to the larger company network or guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
o Coach and mentor other Scrum Masters in our product team as needed. Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams.
o Act as an advocate/evangelist for the Scrum process and to help to spread agile values throughout the organization
Experience Requirements
o 8-11 years relevant experience (development, project management, etc.)
o At least 3 years' experience being Scrum Master on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
o Strong knowledge of relevant Agile metrics and charts (e.g. burndown, velocity)
o Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burn down techniques, numerous retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
o Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
o Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
o Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self- study, etc.
o Knowledge of SAFe and one or more additional approaches discussed in the Agile space, such as XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
o Knowledge and/or experience with one or more widely successful Agile techniques such as, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
o Excellent communication and mentoring skills
o Experience with working on a distributed development team
o Proficient experience working with TFS
o Bachelors or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field is preferred

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