Scrum Master
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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-00327
Location: Coraopolis, Pennsylvania
Position Summary and Essential Duties:
Duties for this role include but not limited to: development, implementation, and improvement of Agile practices. Work directly with Scrum team to support small, less complex initiatives and support more senior level scrum master for high complexity initiatives. Practices the core agile principles if collaboration, prioritization, accountability, and practices continuous improvement. Facilitates sprint demos, planning, and retrospectives. Tracks and communicates team velocity and sprint/release progress. Provide status reporting on key performance indicators KPLs, schedule, resources and milestone delivery.

Job Specific Information:
Works with limited supervision and is responsible for applying Agile Project Management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to deliverables, processes, and systems in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations

Operates within defined parameters using a proven project management methodology with flexibility to merge different methodologies in accomplishing collective goals

Experience in One or More of the Following is Considered a Plus:

Certifications such as CSM, PMI-ACP, PMP a plus
Project management experience with demonstrated scrum master experience
Perform the role of Scrum Master for one or more teams Leading multiple, simultaneous initiatives or small programs / release trains
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience and systems development environment experience are preferred
Reflecting Agile/Scrum values to the team as a servant leader
Strong mediation and negotiation skills
Support and educate Product Owners, especially in regard to developing, refining and managing the product backlog
Ability to communicate and work well with team co-located across the globe
Guide and coach teams to be self-organizing
Creates and maintains process documentation
Foster an environment of high communication, collaboration and accountability
Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to adapt to different tools or processes as the situation requires, and to suggest improvements or alternatives when warranted
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent attention to detail
A thirst for knowledge and a desire for continuous improvement - personally, professionally, and as a valued member of the team
Ability to multi-task and prioritize deliverables
Customer focused, sensitive to customer needs, their critical business cycles and schedule
Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to deliver high-quality solutions
Adept at working within highly matrixed organization
Leads the production implementation of product increments and features
Effective stakeholder management and communication
Manages budget and achieving cost targets
Builds and leverages effective alliances across technical and business community

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or business administration and/or equivalent formal training or work experience. A related advanced degree may offset the related experience requirements.