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Scrum Master Rensselaer, NY 
     
Posted:  6/24/2019
Category:  Consultant
Job Type:  Temp to Perm
 
Minimum Experience:  10
Required Education:  BS/BA Degree
 
Job Description

Tidal has an immediate requirement for Scrum Masters to support ongoing efforts to enhance the NYS MMIS (eMedNY) Agile Scrum Software Development Methodology across all projects within the portfolio.  The successful candidate will facilitate increasing the organization’s utilization and skills in agile methodology (Scrum, SAFE, and others as defined); agile development best practices, and provide hands on assistance to project teams on setting up development projects using standardized program cadence, toolsets, etc. 
 
Responsibilities:
    •Support an Agile “Center of Excellence” within Systems Development

    •Coach and mentor Scrum Teams practicing agile methods and standard program cadence and release train approach

    •Work with Scrum Teams to create, prioritize and otherwise groom backlogs

    •Provide experienced senior leadership for implementation of the enterprise Agile program

    •Provide Agile metric progress reporting (Burndown, Team Velocity, etc.), Agile project maturity recommendations, training progress and set up processes to measure overall methodology efficiency  

    •Assist with updating Agile process (i.e. SDLC), policies, standards, etc.

    •Assist with identifying Agile project potentially shippable increments (PSI), development of effort roadmaps, and support of project planning activities

    •Prepare Communications for IT Management

    •Provide guidance to Scrum Teams on Scrum processes, deliverables, and project status

    •Work with the Scrum Team to raise issues, identify benefits, and promote successes

    •Provide leadership and guidance to the Scrum Team on project status and visibility, including problem solving that may arise during an Agile project

    •Audit teams artifacts & Agile process documents for improvements

    •Support multiple Scrum Teams concurrently

 
Requirements:
    •Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering or related field of study

    •Required Qualifications:

    •Minimum of 10 years' of directly related work experience

    •Must have a minimum of 8+ years of professional scrum master experience and have Scrum Master Certification (CSM)

    •Expert knowledge of Agile Scrum methodology

    •Expert knowledge of Atlassian Jira and Confluence, or similar tools

    •Must have hand on experience coaching and mentoring for new Agile Scrum team, Scrum Master, and Product Owners and mentoring existing Scrum Masters for continuous improvement

    •Demonstrated ability to facilitate and run effective meetings required

    •Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines with a strong attention to detail required

    •Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

 Desired Qualifications:
    •Knowledge of the following tools:  Junit, Jenkins, Sonar, AppScan, and ServiceNow

    •Previous experience in a breadth of project management and/or technical roles that employed Agile delivery

    •Demonstrate and display high passion of the agile values and principles, be an inspiring and confident evangelist for the organization and enterprise



Job Requirements

For Additional Information Contact:
Casey Ryan
cryan@tidal-group.com
410-863-8850




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