Agile Scrum Master
at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Agile Scrum Master with experience in the IT Industry.This is a 06+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Atlanta, GA. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 18-56097

Key Responsibilities:
  • Guide the team on self organization and ownership.
  • Guide the team in building high quality, pleasurable experiences for our customers via following automation, CI/CD practices/processes. Coordinate with other functions and teams in the organization (such as release management, web engineering, etc) to deliver features continuously to production.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Build the team into getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Support and educate the Product Owner/Product Manager, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.
  • 5+ years of playing the Scrum Master role for a software development team focusing on web development following Scrum/Kanban.
  • Experience with CI/CD and respective tools (eg: Jenkins) Experience with automation frameworks/libraries (eg: selenium and variations)
  • Experience with Agile management tools (eg: Jira, VersionOne, Rally) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Has excellent skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Expert in using agile metrics to track sprint progress, release progress, etc. Ability to balance between features and turning around defects.
  • Excellent at managing team and managing leadership.
  • Best candidate possesses 7+ years of software development background, focusing on web development or ideally a former software developer or technical team lead who has progressed their career to leading technical people via agile principles Web development background Preferred. 
  • Experience with TDD, BDD and pair programming Applicable knowledge of the technologies/tools used by the team angular, nodeJS, Jasmin/Karma, Jenkins Comfortable with any of these tools and willingness to be come an expert.
  • Jira, VersionOne Education level Bachelor’s in Computer Science or Information Technology or technical field or can prove that candidate understands/has worked/led talented software engineers Scrum Master certified Preferred.
Our client is a leading IT Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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