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Sep 20, 2018

new york

Freelance

Agent: Marc S.

Job #: 138372

Job Description

Our Education Technology client is looking for a freelance Scum Master to start a long term assignment right away:

The Scrum Master is responsible for the initiating, planning, and implementation of key marketing projects. This individual manages project backlogs, sprints, agile ceremonies and demos, coordinates and communicates across groups to provide on-time, within budget, quality deliverables that meet stakeholder expectations.

• Scrum master certification required 
• Must be familiar with Atlassian Jira and Microsoft Project 
• 2-4 years’ experience as a Project Manager using Agile techniques within a technical environment 
• Impeccable communication and cross-team coordination skills. Solid oral, written, and presentation as well as strong interpersonal skills are required 

Facilitation =
• Anticipation and proactive tracking/recording/removal/escalation of impediments 
• Responsible for reporting of risks, impediments, sprint and release progress 
• Facilitate the team in identifying & managing interactivity dependencies within development 
• Facilitate the estimation of Product Backlog Items and other Scrum activities with an understanding of process and deliverables 
• Create an environment of team spirit and excitement around what is being delivered 
• Proactively resolves conflicts between people and if needed escalates appropriately 

Planning/Reporting =
• Gather & disseminate project information on a regular basis, documenting team agreements, sprint plans, release plans, and retrospectives 
• Facilitates team progress, with a focus on delivering business value quickly 
• Ensure work is documented and tracked in Enterprise project management tools 
 

Project Leadership =
• Lead teams in the delivery of high-quality solutions that meet business needs by applying agile methods 

Communication =
• Act as the focal point for project communications, both within team and across team boundaries 
• Work with other teams to identify and address cross-project dependences 
• Represents team with product owner and to Senior Management 

Education = 

Bachelors degree or formal training in a related field.

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