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Scrum Master - Contract to Hire
Ref No.: 18-00587
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Cloud Enablement Program Consultant to work in their Newark, NJ location. This is a 10+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope of Work:

The Cloud Enablement Program (CEP) is building the core foundational infrastructure for both AWS and Azure. In addition, there are numerous Business Unit (BU) and Corporate Center (CC) Cloud projects that will require new services and infrastructure to be successful which the CEP will assist in delivering. The primary focus is on enabling the BU and CC cloud projects to achieve successful business outcomes.

  • Plan, execute, monitor, track and report technology projects using traditional and Agile development processes & techniques.
  • Act as a Scrum Master for 2-3 Agile teams and mentor and coach team members on Agile principles and methodology
  • Lead, arrange and facilitate all Agile ceremonies including, Stand-ups, Reviews, Retrospectives, Grooming, and Sprint & Release planning
  • Tracking and communicating team velocity and sprint/release progress to all affected teams and management using Agile estimating techniques
  • Facilitating discussion and conflict resolution to improve team productivity while promoting continuous improvement
  • Responsible for making sure that daily task status and hours are being updated by team in systems such as Jira to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs
  • Facilitating teams in making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
  • Develop and maintain project plans, resource utilization schedules and budget materials for multiple simultaneous projects and operational activities
  • Coordinate and drive project activities to deliver required functionality on time and within budget
  • Closely monitor project resources, tasks, risks and milestones. Make course corrections when necessary using defined change control procedures
  • Provide accountability for the financial management and budgeting process for projects