Healthcare Jr. Level Scrum Master Consultant

posted on August 27, 2018

Job Description

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Duration: 6 Months

Job Purpose:

  • This position is responsible for guiding the team in developing the solution using Agile practices; being accountable for software build activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coach the scrum team to become a self-organized, cross-functional and highly efficient team that delivers high-quality products.
  • Facilitate Scrum events such as backlog creation/grooming, prioritization, stand up meetings, estimation, showcase and
  • Collaborate with Product Manager to plan roadmap execution based on estimates and capacity; also identify risks to the plan.
  • Clarify deliverables and assignments to the scrum team and remove impediments.
  • Facilitate documenting, publishing and executing the teams continuous improvement plan (based on retrospectives).
  • Publish the teams agile metrics to management and stakeholders.
  • Coach and mentor the scrum team in its scrum adoption.
  • Facilitate the documentation of working agreement, definition of ready and definition of done for the scrum team.
  • Conduct change management
  • Engage Product Owners, Portfolio Leads, and PMs to fulfill their individual roles.
  • Participate and/or Lead scrum adoption practices across the organization and related Community of Practices.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree and 2 years Information Technology experience OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 4 years
  • Information Technology experience OR 6 years Information Technology experience.
  • 1-2 years of practitioner experience leading Agile / Scrum projects.
  • Experience in Agile / Scrum development methodologies & tools (Jira / Jenkins).
  • Experience in DevOps / continuous deployment / integration process & tools.
  • Experience in test-driven development.
  • Experience in test automation.
  • Problem solving, analytical and creative thinking.
  • Teamwork and collaboration; interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to execute.
  • Project and program management.
  • Rapid prototyping.
  • Code versioning and/or code merge.
  • Business acumen.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • 2-3 years of practitioner experience leading Agile / Scrum projects.
  • Scrum Master Certification Level 1 or 2 (CSP, PSM I/II)
  • Management experience.