Healthcare Project Lead Application Software Engineer Consultant

posted on July 31, 2017

Job Description

Location: Clayton, MO

Duration: 12+ Months

Top Skill Sets: Scrum Master/Coach/Agile Team Experience

Additional Information:

  • Need a candidate who can help decide how many scrum teams to run and who has experience running Agile team that are not located together.
  • As a Scrum Master, you will support a web project team in adopting Agile best practices and values.
  • You’ll work closely with the product owners to help ensure that feature requests, time boxes, and expectations from team members are reasonable within the agile framework and overall team priorities.
  • You’ll assist these teams — who vary in experience with the Agile process — in building a record of successful executions.
  • You’ll also collaborate with other scrum masters to ensure consistency in the implementation of Agile across the larger team and actively contribute to the growing Agile community.

Essential functions:

  • Facilitates agile ceremonies
  • Facilitates team’s progress toward the goal and commitments through improvement in quality, predictability, flow and velocity
  • Focus on improving team dynamics & performance & management of conflicts
  • Exhibit lean, agile and Kanban/Scrum principles in all actions
  • Supports the Product Owner, identifies and mitigates impediments while maintaining a healthy and transparent relationship
  • Communicates status to management and outside stakeholders
  • Functions as a team-based management proxy and servant leader, supporting and reinforcing the rules of Kanban/Scrum and agile

Required Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience managing/executing technology projects using Agile methodologies.
  • Requires demonstrated understanding of business process as it relates to experience in the field.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Strong facilitation and conflict management skills
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail

Nice to Have:

  • Technical experience using web technologies (Java) and/or technical data analysis skills
  • Experience transitioning teams from Waterfall to Agile
  • Experience leading/executing web projects
  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence
  • Healthcare experience preferred.


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