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Agile Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-07515
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 10/29/2019
Genesis10 is currently seeking an Agile Scrum Master  with our client in the financial industry in their Charlotte, NC location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

Description:
  • Seeking an Agile Scrum Master
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for guiding and coaching the team and organization to follow Agile/Scrum practices and for applying Scrum to achieve business value
  • Ensures Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, and must be able to lead team to self-organization
  • Improves transparency and collaboration within the team. 
  • Supports the team in defining a vision and strategy for the product. 
  • Manages and facilitates all scrum ceremonies (e.g. Daily Scrum meeting, Release and Sprint Planning, Backlog grooming, Sprint Demos and Retrospectives, etc.) to optimize effectiveness. 
  • Coaches the team to assess and sustain agility

Requirements:
  • Experience in a Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team
  • Strong skills and knowledge of facilitation, organization, conflict management, project management
  • Experience working with a remote team
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches – Kanban, Scrum, XP, Lean Agile, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques – Automated Testing, User Stories, Behavior Driven Design, Continuous Integration and Testing
  • Knowledge of scaling frameworks like SAFe, DAD, etc. a plus
  • Understands backlog grooming, story sizing, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Ability to communicate effectively to business executives and technology teams
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Motivated and self-directed, with an aptitude for learning
  • JIRA experience a plus
  • High level understanding of Client Enterprise Change Standards a plus
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Years of experience required: 2-5
  • Agile, Scrum, Kanban
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”