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REMOTE - Senior Scrum Master

Company: Analysts
Location: Aurora
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Innova Solutions is immediately hiring for a Sr. Scrum MasterPosition type: Full-time/ContractDuration: 12+ Month Location: Aurora, CO (Fully Remote)As a Sr. Scrum Master, you will:Overview: we are looking for a contract SM position for our BOSS project. Remote possible, 1-year with additional 1 or 2 years after that. The Senior Scrum Master ensures the success of business outcomes and priorities. Supports multiple scrum teams and acts as a buffer between the scrum teams and their product owner to ensure the goals of the sprint are effectively executed and accomplished. Champions the value that their scrum teams add to the business and advocates for processes that encourages cross functional collaboration. In addition, will act as the agile coach for the program, to ensure industry best practices are enforced and maintained. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with Agile process questions, clearing blockers, reinforcing transparency, and encouraging self-organization
  • Facilitate the identification of relevant metrics and define the measurement system
  • Cultivates an Agile mindset in problem solving and applying system thinking to uncover bottlenecks
  • Encourages engagement between teams and stakeholders
  • Ensures that the project risks and blockers are escalated and highlighted appropriately
  • Empowers managers to partner with business stakeholders and make more strategic decisions
  • Ensures the team understands agile methodology values, principles, and practices to plan, manage, and deliver solutions.
  • Scheduling and facilitating scrum ceremonies, meetings, and decision-making processes.
  • Monitors scrum team progress and performance to encourage team improvements.
  • Assisting the Program Manager with preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders
  • Maintains Platform-wide awareness and focus to assist with resource allocation and ensuring collaboration
  • Contributing to and where required Leading Scrum of Scrums in addition to facilitating their own individual scrum teams
  • Able to write effective user stories on behalf of the team and the Product Owner/Manager
  • Where necessary can act as a delegate to the product owner to accept user stories
  • Ensures the team is maintaining a regular burndown of stories acceptance during the sprints
  • Has an extremely solid understanding of the tool JIRA for tracking and reporting and is able to build and distribute dashboards and reports from within the toolThe ideal candidate will have: Basic Qualifications
    • 7+ years of relevant experience with significant experience using agile principles.
    • CSM, CPO, and/or PMP (or related) qualifications not required but are an added bonus.Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience coaching teams in agile principles and practices at scale
      • Excellent relationship building and collaboration skills
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Facilitation skills, including ability to facilitate decision-making and broker agreements amongst diverse, differing, and/or conflicting perspectives/priorities
      • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in an ever-changing environment
      • Experience partnering with business executives and senior leaders
      • Experience effectively leading through influence in a matrixed environment
      • Excellent interpersonal skills, including those related to conflict resolution
      • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audience.
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Teams, Word and Excel), and applicable business software applications.
      • Knowledge of the Atlassian suite
      • Work is expected to be remote for the course of this engagement with occasional requests for in-office and in-person meetings (likely once a month or less) if localQualified candidates should APPLY NOW for immediate consideration! Please hit APPLY to provide the required information, and we will be back in touch as soon as possible.We are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar positions. If this role is not a fit for you, we do offer a referral bonus program for referrals that we successfully place with our clients, subject to program guidelines. ASK ME HOW.Thank you!Amanda Bazurto-SmithRecruiter PAY RANGE AND BENEFITS:Pay Range*: $65-$80 per hour*Pay range offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors, including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. Benefits: Innova Solutions offers benefits( based on eligibility) that include the following: Medical & pharmacy coverage, Dental/vision insurance, 401(k), Health saving account (HSA) and Flexible spending account (FSA), Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, Short term and Long term Disability, Accident & Critical illness coverage, Pre-paid legal & ID theft protection, Sick time, and other types of paid leaves (as required by law), Employee Assistance Program (EAP).ABOUT INNOVA SOLUTIONS: Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Innova Solutions employs approximately 50,000 professionals worldwide and reports an annual revenue approaching $3 Billion. Through our global delivery centers across North America, Asia, and Europe, we deliver strategic technology and business transformation solutions to our clients, enabling them to operate as leaders within their fields.Website: Innova Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits any kind of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Innova Solutions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national origin, citizenship, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by the statutes, rules, and regulations in the locations where it operates. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us at or (770) 493-5588. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. Innova Solutions encourages all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. Innova Solutions (HireGenics/Volt) does not discriminate against applicants based on citizenship status, immigration status, or national origin, in accordance with 8 U.S.C. - 1324b.

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