Senior Scrum Master

Job Details
Posted Date:
July 1, 2024
Job ID:
St. Louis , Missouri
8 years
Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #46048

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Senior Scrum Master. Do you have experience with SAFe and Release Train Engineering? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

As a Senior Scrum Master, you will provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to multiple Agile development teams, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and ensuring the successful implementation of Scrum practices within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership, and coaching skills to support the Agile development process and delivery of applications.
  • Enforce Agile principles, remove impediments, and promote team empowerment.
  • Oversee CRT's release governance, communicate release status to external stakeholders, and coordinate with Product Management on internal and external communication.
  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation and ensure development teams practice core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Update Agile tracking systems for transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
  • Recommend improvements and assist in adopting best practices.
  • Support development managers and project lead as necessary.
  • Assist with internal and external communication to improve transparency and radiate information.
  • Facilitate discussion, and conflict resolution, and empower teams to self-organize.
  • Improve the productivity of sprint teams and ensure each increment of functionality is potentially releasable.
  • Oversee all task activities assigned to Scrum teams and act as a Servant Leader and coach for the Agile Release Train.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master and Release Train Engineer.
  • 8+ years of overall technology experience.
  • Project Management experience using Scrum or Kanban.
  • Experience in coaching and leading teams new to Agile.
  • Excellent team leader with the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Understanding of software development skills, preferably Mainframe/Java.
  • Knowledge of IaaS and PaaS cloud service provisioning and operations.
  • Experience using Work Tracking Tools.
  • Experience communicating status and updates to executive-level management.
  • Experience negotiating prioritization between Product Owners and Technical Leadership.
  • Experience working with Agile methodology on large-scale, technically complex projects for a large enterprise.
  • Highly adaptable to a constantly changing environment.
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse and geographically dispersed team.
  • Collaborative in driving decisions and able to interact with all levels of management and stakeholders

Pay: $79.10 – $113 /hr.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

Keywords:  Scrum Master, Agile, Release Train Engineer, Agile Coaching, Communication, Leadership, Software Development, Cloud Services

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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