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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-08080
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/12/2018
Genesis10 is seeking Certified Scrum Master with solid project management skills this 6 month + contract located in Plano, TX.
 
Job Description
Selected candidate will be expected to manage 1 or more scrum teams under the Servicing Systems Transformation Organization for this large financial services institution.
 
Responsibilities
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
    Experience with assisting a historically waterfall team and organization with adopting Scrum. Acting as a coach and mentor.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
  • Solid skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
    Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
  • Ability handle general project management duties outside of the day to day Scrum Master responsibilities and the Agile Framework in general (eg, schedule additional meetings, follow-up on action items, drive to the completion of projects, work with stakeholders, documentation, problem triaging and various facilitation and coordination)
Requirements 
  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I)
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master/ Agile Master role for at least 3 years for a software development team.
    2+ years of experience in Rally Software
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • At least 2 years of experience in Kanban Practices.
Desired Skills 
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, CSP)
  • Knowledge of scaled agile frameworks such as the Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise (SAFe)
  • Track record of continued and recent education, as a presenter and learner, in Agile and Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
  • Previous experience as a collaborative leader 
W2 Status:
Only W2 candidates will be considered for this position.
 
Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
As a Genesis10 consultant, we are proud to offer access to the following benefits:
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Bi-weekly payroll
  • 401k plan
  • Successful re-marketing program
  • Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income 
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”