Application Development Senior Scrum Master

Open Systems Technologies   •  

Grand Rapids, MI

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 153 days ago

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In this role, you will leverage your deep expertise in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to work on Program-level engagements, traversing multiple agile teams and product deliveries in a collaborative effort to consistently deliver excellence to our clients. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applies effective SAFe methodologies
  • Ensures adherence to the agile practice
  • Status Reporting including sprint and budget burndown as well as tracking and measuring sprint velocity
  • Effectively lead and drive multiple, concurrent projects
  • Manage client and team expectations
  • Manage sprint deliverables and backlog in Azure DevOps or JIRA
  • Team time approval
  • Responsible for day-to-day project delivery
  • Become a trusted advisor with clients
  • Communicate and facilitate removal of roadblocks
  • Facilitate all meetings (stand-ups, sprint planning, demos, etc.)
  • Manage and communicate changes to scope and risks to timeline
  • Ensure discussion and delivery of requirements
  • Ensure quality and mitigate risks
  • Ensure accountability within the team
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
    • Business requirements
    • User stories
    • High-level sprint planning

Required Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience on an Application Development team
  • Scrum Master Certification or equivalent training or willingness to attend training in the first 6 months of employment
  • Certified in one or more SAFe certifications including SPC, SASM, RTE, and/or POPM highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and experience with Agile or SCRUM development methodology and terminology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated capabilities to collaborate and communicate clearly between leadership, client and consultants
  • Project management experience
  • Self-starter with an ownership and accountability mindset
  • Uncanny ability to facilitate collaboration and meet deliverables by influencing stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capability to identify, propose and implement continuous process improvement
  • Strong skills with the Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Experience working with Confluence, JIRA, Microsoft Azure DevOps or other agile software tools a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience