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Scrum Master - NYC, NY
Ref No.: 16-04941
Location: NYC, New York
Job Title : Scrum Master
Location : NYC, NY
Rate : DOE
Position Type : Contract
Interview : Phone


Job Description


Required Skills/Experience:
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for 3-5 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus):
  • Knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc).
Previous experience as a team lead.