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Scrum Master

Company: Mitchell Martin Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:The selected candidate will become a Scrum Master leading the Debit Card and Checks squad within the Cash Management Fleet for Agile Projects. The ideal candidate embodies the core values being client focused, lead with excellence, do the right thing, and team oriented. The candidate brings knowledge of Agile principles and ceremonies, experiences in collaboration across complex organizations, removing impediments, and ensuring team progress towards their missions and deliverables. In addition, the individual will be leading release management activities and responsible for coordinating efforts for the squad.Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Scrum Master leading Agile teams focusing on projects for Debit Card and Checks squad.
  • Promote Agile culture, values, behaviors, and principles across business, development and testing organizations.
  • Create a collaborative team environment; partner with Agile Coach to provide constructive feedback for continuous agile improvement.
  • Develop team norms and balance workload for onshore and offshore developers, testers and Product Owners.
  • Plan and conduct Agile meetings/ceremonies (e.g., Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Daily Stand Up, Test Plan and Test Case reviews, Sprint Demos, Retrospectives, etc.).
  • Review and manage backlog and in-progress items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate.
  • Maintain team metrics and report project statuses (e.g., velocity/burn down charts, financial status, issues/risks, etc.) on a regular basis to Product Owner and to senior stakeholders.
  • Take ownership to drive through resolutions of issues or blockers, coordinate directly with other development/product teams on inter-dependencies or through Scrum-of-Scrums ceremony.
  • Takes a lead role in overall release management, which includes end-to-end regression test coordination, ensuring SDLC artifact adherence, runbook coordination, and deployment support.
  • Oversee Production issues, partner with Product Owner on impact assessment and prioritization of production issues.Required Skills:
    • 7+ years hands-on experience in a large complex banking organization or major consulting organization acting in as a Scrum Master utilizing Agile Scrum and Kanban frameworks
    • 5 + years of hands-on experience with Agile project management software/tools (e.g., JIRA, etc.).
    • Proven relationship management, communication, teamwork, and influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both written and verbal communications.
    • 4+ Years developing full-scale project plans and associated communication documents, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.
    • Experience estimating resources needed to achieve project goals
    • Hands on-experience proactively managing change in project scope, identifying potential issues, and devising contingency plans.
    • Proven experience to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, and ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
    • Proficient with MS Office applications: Excel, MS Project, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint.Desired Skills:
      • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
      • Technical background in integration, development, testing, and/or infrastructure is nice to have.Educational Qualification:
        • Minimum BE/BTech degree in Computer Science, IT Engineering or a related field.

Keywords: Mitchell Martin Inc., Arlington , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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