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Scrum Master - II

Renton, WA 98057

Posted: 08/28/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Software Job Number: 20351

Position Title:  Scrum Master - II

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Renton, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • Act as a servant leader including facilitation, situational awareness, and conflict resolution.
  • Organize and facilitate sprint and release planning, daily stand-up, reviews and demos, retrospectives, and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint or Program Increment goals.
  • Act as a liaison between the team and external members.
  • Mediate conflicts to assist the team in making decisions.
  • Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility.
  • Promote transparency and team empowerment across teams.
  • Assist with internal and external communication and dependency management, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Operate effectively within the Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible.
  • Support the development managers and project leads as necessary.
  • Creation and support of standards, processes and procedures which are instituted as best practices. 
  • Act as liaison between all functional groups. 
  • Develop lessons learned documentation. 
  • Tracks and monitors change board and change requests. 
  • Communicates, explains difficult concepts and persuades others to adopt a point of view. 
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice.
  • Organize and conduct agile trainings and brownbag.
  • Other job duties as assigned. 

Job Qualifications:
  • Show team spirit and fellowship.
  • Shows an attitude of learning and growing.
  • Expert in using different Agile frameworks such as Scrum, KanBan, Lean and XP.
  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent. 
  • Scrum Master with at least one complete Scrum product cycle (two or more preferred).
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in Agile project management, with proven history of successful project management within the telecommunications industry preferred. 
  • Ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with an ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work well with engineers and technical people.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and exhibit grace under pressure.
  • Expert understanding of MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio) 
  • Ability to work well using a project management tool such as Agile Central, Jira etc. 
  • Expert understanding of infrastructure and software development project lifecycles. 
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments and delegates. 
  • Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on an existing set of complex projects. 

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Basic understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Jessica Feller

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