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Scrum master
Ref No.: 18-03677
Location: Seattle, Washington
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Semi-Monthly-twice a month
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Time/Expenses are to be entered on Kaygen s JobDiva Portal
KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from startups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

TITLE: Scrum Master/ Project Manager (AB5564)

DEPARTMENT: IT

GRADE: EIT007

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
As Scrum Master, you will be responsible for providing effective leadership, collaboration, facilitation and coaching skills supporting our Web and Mobile applications. You will be responsible for providing leadership in following scrum methodology, removing impediments from the team while promoting self-management.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Web

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  1. Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meeting.
  1. Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  1. Educate and document agile development methodologies, standards, best practices, policies and procedures.
  1. Ensure development teams are following agile principles (collaboration, team accountability and visibility).
  1. Assist the product owners in prioritization of backlog items.
  1. Maintain effective communications with product owners to coordinate and collaborate in the attainment of corporate objectives.
  1. Work with product team to identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions, facilitate discussions, prevent distractions and self-organize.









QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 10+ years of total IT experience out of that of 5+ years of Scrum Master Experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agile software development methodologies.
  • Excellent meeting facilitation, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to interact well with all levels with the organization
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed to complete projects
  • Ability to provide leadership, clear direction, and mentoring to Product Owners and Development Teams.
  • Experience with Office tools.
  • Certification is optional.


At KAYGEN, we are always looking for dynamic, talented and experienced individuals. We invite you to join our team of talented IT professionals, consulting at client locations across the globe. Our culture is team-orientated; we strive to stand by our core values of respect, honesty and integrity. Our team of experienced staffing experts will work with you to find you the best opportunity. For more information please visit us at www.kaygen.com.