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Waltham, MA

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Scrum Master Opportunity - Waltham, MA

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment (NYSE: ASGN) to make it the 2nd largest IT services company in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Scrum Master with a client in Waltham, MA.

The details for the role are below. If interested in learning more, please reply back to me with a copy of your resume in MS Word format to Brianna Andre, bandre@apexsystems.com

Here are the details:

Position: Scrum Master
Location: Waltham, MA
Duration: 6+ months
Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Job Purpose
The Scrum Master is responsible for being a servant leader to the scrum team. They will remove roadblocks, lead scrum ceremonies, report agile metrics, and ensure the team is delivering working systems as planned. They will be a mentor to the dev team on the values and practices of Agile. They will work with the Agile Transformation Office to improve the teams agile processes and they will collaborate with other teams to achieve the best possible results.

Key Accountabilities
Deep understanding of Agile frameworks and Lean principles
Provide Agile Leadership coaching and training to agile dev team
Attends product increment planning session(s)
Attends Scrum of Scrums
Facilitates communication and information exchange between external groups and the scrum team
Forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration, capacity/load
Determine team velocity
Mentor team to adopt Agile mindset
Ensure the correct use of scrum process.
Empower the team to self manage
Manage risks and dependencies
Track team progress in JIRA
Report team progress to Leadership

3+ years of agile scrum master experience with methods such as Scrum, Lean, Kanban or SAFe
Experience working with Jira managing boards and developing reports
Understanding of the business value of development decisions and how they affect the lifecycle of the product
Ability to work both independently and in various team settings
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills
A Certified SAFe 4 Scrum Master (SSM) a plus

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