Scrum Master in Windsor, CT at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Windsor, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 8 years
  • Date Posted:
    10/29/2019

Job Description

A health services organization is seeking an Scrum Master to join their team in Windsor, CT.

Responsibilities

  • Perform the role of Agile Scrum Master to coach the team toward better solutions, improved business results and better processes
  • Coach, motivate and lead cross-functional scrum teams
  • Facilitate and assist facilitating team and program events and ceremonies
  • Remove impediments to the team’s progress
  • Assist team in implementing SAFe into daily work and work with other teams that may not be using Agile SAFe
  • Foster the adoption of Agile technical practices
  • Assist the product owners in preparing and refining the backlog for program increment and iteration planning
  • Coach the agile team on best ways to refine backlog and create stories
  • Work with other Scrum Masters, System team and shared resources in Agile release train planning activities
  • Work with other Scrum Masters, System team and shared resources throughout each Iteration and PI
  • Work with other Scrum Masters and the Release Train Engineers in the Scrum of Scrums
  • Help teams operate under architectural and portfolio governance, System Level integration and System Demos
  • Support implementation of complex and emerging technologies in support of Client’s Enterprise MDM platform
  • Lead scrum teams to position the MDM Delivery organization to provide support on an Enterprise basis
  • Ensure implementation and integration of DevOps approaches, tools and processes for Source Control, Build Automation, Automated Unit Test, Code Review, Automated Deployment and Automated Testing
  • Development and support of Enterprise Customer Preferences, System Catalog, Individual Identity and other customer aligned profile solutions in support of CRM and other Enterprise strategies
  • Participate in growing strategic partner relationships with Information Mgmt., Enterprise Utilities, WebIT, Mobile, and Core CRM to support increasing demands on the delivery organization.
  • Work with business areas such as CIMA, Corporate Marketing, e-Business and other areas to develop and define strategic capability roadmaps and priorities
  • Coordinate capability implementation roadmaps across strategic programs
  • Ensure adherence to emerging application security standards and requirements
  • Support solution design and thought leadership, from a customer–centric perspective
  • Lead team in collaborative development of prototypes for demonstration of concepts
  • Understand functional specifications and use case designs
  • Support application and platform integration with evolving Enterprise big-data technologies
  • Determine requirement feasibility
  • Ensure agile tracking mechanisms are leveraged to report on and improve the team's effectiveness
  • Develop and champion use of agile dashboards and reporting tools
  • Coordinate and plan the system enhancement implementation roadmap
  • Resolve conflicting priority among projects and ad-hoc requests
  • Support intake estimation processes

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 5-8 years of diverse work experience in IT
  • Experience with DevOps, version control, testing and defect management systems
  • Experience with the use of Agile management tools and delivery methodologies
  • Able to interact, negotiate and present to IT and business executives senior management, technical leaders, and software engineers in business terms
  • Able to drive alignment across the technology organization and Enterprise
  • Able to drive decisions specific to large data management, practices, architecture and integration concepts
  • Able to guide, mentor, and grow and integrate people and teams
  • Able to influence technical discussions and decisions
  • Strong work ethic and sense of urgency
  • Experience with fast-paced start-up software development environments
  • Experience in providing cross-organizational leadership
  • Able to delegate and empower others
  • Knowledge of industry standards and techniques in development and testing
  • SAFe Scrum Master Certification preferred
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