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Scrum Master - Financial Services (New York)
Information Technology company
Information Technology company
New York, NY 10001
W-2 and C2C availableUS ResidentContract1079 views
New York, NY 10001
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Erika Soniega
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Seeking a Scrum Master with Financial Services experience for a position in NYC.

  • 7-8 yrs of experience with at least 14 years of experience in IT.
  • Financial services experience is nice to have.
  • Ensuring that the Scrum Team adheres to Scrum theory, practices, and rules
  • Leading and coaching the team/organization in its Scrum adoption
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most of our self-organization
  • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Works with the Scrum Team and the Product Owner to negotiate the minimum viable product for delivery.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Engaging with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

Key Skills

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role (for more than 2 engagements is desired) for at least 5 years for a development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Knowledge of numerous 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)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques, tools & approaches: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, Jira, Burn-down techniques.The Skills that are

Nice to have

  • Strong time management and planning skills required.
  • Possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Scrum Master certification
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Agile Methodology
Scrum Master
Automated Testing
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