Data Recognition Corporation

Scrum Master - Agile Coach - Senior level

3 days left

Location
Maple Grove, MN
Posted
Oct 28, 2020
Closes
Nov 27, 2020
Ref
139-2
Contact
Data Recognition Corporation
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #139

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  

Data Recognition Corporation – Maple Grove, MN

Scrum Master / Agile Coach – Senior level

Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position

**No agencies, please**

 

Summary:

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated senior-level scrum master / agile coach to join our project management team. The individual in this role would be responsible for being the scrum master on one or more projects. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Position will be located in Maple Grove, MN

 

Essential Position Responsibilities:

·       3+ years background in a (PM or Developer or BA or SQA) role—preferably someone who has coached software development teams. 

·       2+ years scrum master experience with a successful track record of delivery

·       Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.

·       Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum

·       Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development

·       Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices. But flexible in approach to make it work for the team, project, or both.

·       Knowledge of user stories, continuous testing, automated testing,

·       Understand dependencies of other projects within Information Technology

·       Independent workstyle, take initiative, resourceful

·       Solid verbal/written skills to solve team conflicts

·       Provides work direction to scrum team members

·       Facilitates team discussions; asks appropriate questions; identifies gaps in user stories and works to have them addressed; identifies assumptions; manages risk; negotiates disagreements; finds creative solutions.

·       Coordinates communication with all stakeholders.

·       Promotes software quality and helps to ensure quality practices are followed and standards are met.

 Preferred Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field OR equivalent experience

·       Certified Scrum Master

·       Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to successfully direct the work of others

·       Experience in software development or business analysis

·       Working with remote team members

·       Effective consulting skills; ability to lead group to creative solutions

·       Ability to manage expectations and help product owner with scope of work

·       Familiarity with change management/release management

Essential Job Requirements:

·       Familiarity with Google Office Suite

·       Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups

·       Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load

·       Set and meet deadlines

·       Manage multiple job functions simultaneously

·       Other duties as needed

 

Reporting to this position: No direct reports

 

 

DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

 No Agencies, Please

Company cannot provide sponsorship for this position

Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer  M/F/D/V

 

 

Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details
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