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Scrum Master - Data Warehouse & Analytics
Ref No.: 18-00270
Location: New York
Position Type:Contract
Our client, one of the most recognized names in global Media & Publishing, is looking to engage a seasoned Scrum Master to support a number of teams involved with Data Warehouse and Data Analytics initiatives. The Senior Scrum Master is a dedicated team member primarily responsible for helping the Scrum team(s) mature in terms of Agile Scrum practices with the goal of making them a self-­-managing team driving successful delivery of established commitments. In this role, you will strive to protect the team from outside distractions, identify and eliminate impediments that could interfere with the team's focus. Will also be responsible to coach the team(s) in the Agile Scrum principals, enforce Scrum best practices and improve the team's performance by tracking and analyzing key metrics and behaviors.
  • Serves as the team-­-based management proxy whose role is to continuously facilitate a positive team dynamic
  • Responsible for coordinating all Agile ceremonies for the Scrum team(s) and assuring that the team follows the rules of Scrum
  • Coach the Scrum team(s) on Agile/Scrum best practices and values to satisfy customer expectations
  • Lead both the Scrum team(s) and the Development team(s) to get the most out of self-­-organization
  • Collaborate with Product Owner on daily stand-­-up, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and retrospective meetings
  • Coordinate with Product Owner for Business Stakeholder Management
  • Work to remove impediments and facilitates continuous improvement
  • Coordinates cross team dependencies with other Scrum Masters
  • Tracks, maintains, and improves team metrics
  • Support Program Manager in understanding and communicating team effectiveness and productivity
Requires Skills / Experience
  • Minimum 6 years Agile experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • Experience with data warehouse and ETL/ELT architecture
  • Exposure to AWS data services - Redshift, S3, DynamoDB, RDS
  • Strong combination of technical and business savvy
  • Experience managing larger-­-sized teams comprised of 50% + offshore resources
  • Highly skilled at managing a large amount of concurrent dependencies with outside teams
  • Robust team facilitation skills with an ability to build and develop relationships up and down the organization

Elliot Parauda
Direct: 212-792-6386
Nationwide: 877-677-6566