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Scrum Master

Company: Primary Talent Partners
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Talent Partners has an open 6 month W2 contract for a large banking client of ours in the San Francisco, CA area!*No C2C or 1099 opportunities available, only W2*Overview:Facilitates and is accountable for leading the team through the agile ceremonies, including:Daily scrumsSprint demosRetrospectivesBacklog GroomingSprint PlanningPI PlanningGuides the team to follow Agile/Scrum practices and daily activities to actively promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment for each Sprint and Program Increment.Coach the team to address any issues with the Agile/scrum process. Instill an Inspect & Adapt culture within the team.Proactively removes impediments to team agility and guides the team(s) on methods to escalate when needed to prevent challenges from becoming blockers.Protects the team from disturbances and conflicting priorities.Manages team workload, reaches out to their managers or Product Management when needed to negotiate time.Manages dependencies across other Agile teams, regularly working with the other scrum masters and Program Manager/RTE.Works closely with the Product Owner, Product Analysts, and Solutions Lead in ensuring sprints are healthy and work is effectively delivered on by the team.Owns the Jira project and handles the management of all issues in Jira for the team. Uses metrics in Jira, including burnup/down charts, release burndowns, and team velocity to assess team health and identify improvement opportunities. Uses Jira to tracks team and team-members capacity based on tangible metrics.Qualifications:1 years minimum experience as a Scrum Master in an IT or software development settingBachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experienceProficiency using Jira (managing scrum boards and generating metrics)Demonstrated ability to coach individuals in a scrum teamClear and effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of explaining technical and project related information to stakeholders.Proven ability to balance competing prioritiesRequires PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent certificationPrimary Talent Partners is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application or at any point in the hiring process, please contact us at Jobble

Keywords: Primary Talent Partners, San Francisco , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , San Francisco, California

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