Development;Project Management

Scrum Master

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Brooksource

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Our most reputable Healthcare client is seeking a Scrum Master to join their growing team. This group focuses specifically on creating services that convert data from various different formats to FHIR. The Scrum Master will also assist an additional team on a project related to CMS compliance.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, hold a Scrum Master certification and have past experience guiding development teams on Agile/Scrum best practices.

Responsibilities:

• Doing everything possible to ensure delighting customers

• Guiding the team(s) and the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers

• Guiding the team(s) on how to get the most out of self-organization

• Guiding the team(s) on self-organizing to fully realize the potential of Agile/Scrum frameworks

• Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team(s) and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

• Removing impediments or guiding the team(s) to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.

• Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.

• Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

• Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

• Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

• Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

• Providing all support to the team(s) using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

• Perform as an evangelist for Optum’s internal implementation of SAFe (SAFe + PLM)

• Helping the department and Optum mature out of legacy processes

• Mentor junior Scrum Masters towards improvement

Required Qualifications:

• First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I, SAFe Agilest or Practitioner)

• 5 years of experience in a Scrum Master role for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.

• Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

• Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for eliciting change in team behavior (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)

Nice to Haves:

• Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II, SPCT 4++)

• Knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.

• Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

• Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team (.Net, Java, or other web development languages)

• Previous experience as a development team lead

• Excellent communication and mentoring skills

• Contributions to the public around agile practices

Eight Eleven Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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