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  • Category: Management
  • Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Employment Length: fulltime
  • Location: Bloomington MN
  • Source: Business
  • Ad #: 15663
 
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IT Scrum Master – Bloomington, MN

The successful candidate, will have the opportunity to work with our client, a Fortune 100 company, a reputable provider in integrated pharmacy benefit management, cost management as well as patient-care services.

Position is based in Bloomington, MN

6 months contract with possibility of renewal or contract to hire. Candidates must be eligible for employment without sponsorship.

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The IT Scrum Master will be part of the scrum organization within the Transformation Office. The Scrum Master will:

  • Ensure that the team is functional and productive; understands incremental delivery and the value of metrics; also understands backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos.
  • Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed
  • Ensure cross-team coordination
  • Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal.
  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing (i.e. backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition).
  • Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams.
  • Liaise between the developers and User Experience/Visual Designers Foster better communication between the disciplines.
  • Act as a Project Manager when necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field.
  • Minimum 7 years of overall IT experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of previous project management experience is an added advantage.
  • 2 -3 years of experience working as a Scrum Master is a MUST.
  • Experience working in combination of Scrum and KANBAN frameworks are highly desirable.
  • Experience in Extreme Programming (XP) is also an added advantage.
  • Function well in large-scale, highly complex, cross-functional / platform environment.
  • Ability to adjust to cultural shift by demonstrating patience, act as servant leader in leading team, empowerment, adopting to changes, offering cooperation, managing communication and issues appropriately, etc.
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Understand backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices.
  • Advanced ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams and drive projects to completion.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and delivering projects in the type of environment (App Dev, Infrastructure, and Integration etc.) as specified in the posting.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written including presentations and negotiations with Senior IT and Business leaders.
  • Demonstrated ability to craft and present clear, concise and convincing messages appropriately targeted to the specific audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate status and issues effectively both verbally and in writing across all levels of the organization.
 
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