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Scrum Master - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00669
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Scrum Master to work in their Newark, NJ location. This is a 6+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope of Work:
  • Our client is actively pursuing an experienced Scrum Master to assist in the execution of a technology modernization effort including moving from a legacy mainframe environment and leveraging newer technologies and infrastructure capabilities.
  • Responsibilities:
  • The candidate will be responsible for the project sprint planning and execution related to the project scope.
  • Development of test automation.
  • Technical discussions with project stakeholders.
  • Daily facilitation of the SCRUM development process, aimed at developing test automation solutions
  • Organizing daily standup, sprint planning, review and retrospective meetings
  • Identifying and following up on impediments that hinder the development process
  • Supporting the Product Owner and team in grooming the product backlog and com

Skills/Qualifications Required:
  • 5+ years of experience in test automation or design and development.
  • 2+ years of experience as Scrum Master
  • Experience in agile and in scrum master role in software development projects
  • Working Knowledge of methods and techniques for estimation, risk analysis, data interpretation, root cause analysis.
  • Working knowledge of software tools for requirement management, design, configuration management, reviews, testing etc. Experience in using tools for agile development – JIRA or similar
  • Knowledge of Requirement Engineering and Management in terms of collection, analysis, documentation and tracing
  • Good operational leadership, interpersonal communication, proactive, self-motivated and motivating, result oriented, good oral and written communication, ability to lead multidisciplinary development projects and teams
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Scrum master certification or similar certification
  • Promoting an agile and continuous improvement culture among the development team members and stakeholders
  • Must be a self-starter able to work diligently with little supervision
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry a plus
  • Related industry certifications (PMP, CSM) a plus