IT Scrum Master
Indianapolis , Indiana
November 21, 2017
-LOCAL Indianapolis, IN Candidates Only

-Must be able to go DIRECT with client (W2 only)

-This is a more PROACTIVE posting on behalf of our clients-

Agile Coaching and Principles

o Provide team guidance from agile experience/learnings

o Provide consultancy on industry software practices across the project teams

o Coach engineering & product management teams in agile management, cultural and development practices

Team Activities

o Facilitates release/sprint planning, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and daily stand-up meetings

o Assists the product owner in grooming the product backlog

o Works with the team to estimate user stories and decompose stories into tasks

o Finds and works to remove roadblocks

o Facilitates creativity and team empowerment

o Encourages and protects self-organization

o Protects the team and process

o Maintains the teams focus on current sprint goals

o Establishes and updates Release & Sprint burn-down/burn-up

Communication and Metrics

o Radiates information to ensure transparency of team progress

o Ensures that communication is flowing across the team and to/from the Product Owner

o Supports Product Owner communications to key stakeholders

o Facilitates communication between roles for every aspect of the team

o Is responsible for keeping release/sprint information consolidated, organized and up to date

o Measures team throughput (team velocity)

o Uses expertise to facilitate identification of and implement process improvements that will result in measurable quality, predictability and efficiency improvements

o Adopt and implement measurement systems and metrics to validate process compliance and efficacy
  • 2 years Scrum Master experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a technical coaching and/or organizational process & transformation roles
  • At least 2 years of experience in a leadership position within a development team (e.g. BA, Team Lead, Architect)
  • Experience transforming teams to an Agile development methodology
  • Completed at least 3 full development cycles using an Agile methodology

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email for other accommodation options.

A little about us:
TEKsystems provides corporations with IT staffing, talent management expertise and IT services, enabling them to meet their business objective.

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