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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-00429
Location: Schenectady, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/24/2017
Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full time opportunity with our client in Schenectady, NY for a Scrum Master

Overview
 Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Scrum Master to join our growing team. They will report directly to the Director of Software Development while working closely with the development teams and Product Owners. The Scrum Master will be responsible for working with the teams to prioritize, estimate and plan work. They will facilitate daily scrum meetings in addition to refinement, planning and review meetings.
  
Responsibilities
   Promote an atmosphere that encourages collaboration, optimism and dedication
   Assist Product Owners with Story decomposition and prioritization
   Facilitate backlog refinement meetings using to provide story points and estimates
   Hold Sprint Planning meetings and support the team as necessary in those meetings
   Create dashboards and reports
   Hold retrospectives, providing managers with team feedback and suggestions to resolve 
      concern
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   Assist team members in their roles when appropriate
   Present work in a group setting
 
 
 
Requirements
   Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent
   Strong collaborative and communication skills
   Minimum of 2 years’ development experience
   Experience with Agile and Scrum
   Familiarity with JIRA preferred
   Scrum Master Certification CSM or PSM I/II preferred


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.