Agile Scrum Master

Job Description:

Agile Scrum Master Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a highly motivated Agile Scrum Master that can help kick off a green field development project. This person must have strong inner personal skills and be able to mentor junior staff during the development process. The Scrum Master is expected to coordinate the development of Epic and Story backlog and work with the business and technical representatives to prioritize iterations, organize and facilitate daily scrum, perform sprint reviews and facilitate sprint retrospective. We are looking for a person with great communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Servant Leader of the Agile Team
  • Facilitate the Agile process
  • Facilitate the Agile meetings: Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Daily Stand Up, Story Review, Sprint Review, Sprint Demo and Sprint Retrospective
  • Remove obstacles (impediments) from the Agile team so that they can meet their commitments
  • Escalate and manage the resolution of impediments that cannot be resolved by the Scrum Master and/or Agile team
  • Administer the Agile team’s Mingle project
  • Administer the Agile team’s wiki site
  • Introduce new team members to the Agile process
  • Train or coordinate training for team members
  • Coach existing team members on specific Agile related topics
  • Partner with the TDM to make sure that required artifacts are created by the Agile team at the appropriate time, and then address release related activities
  • Partner with the Product Owner to aid in grooming the Product Backlog, communicating status, issues, etc.
  • Provide project related metrics for the Program dashboard
  • Monitor and communicate the daily progress of Stories and Tasks to assess for trends, flow, bottlenecks
  • Monitor and assess each team member’s performance on the team and work with them to evolve their personal performance

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the eighth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.

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