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Scrum Master/Financial/JC

Company: Genesis10
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Genesis10 is currently seeking an Agile Scrum Master with our client in the financial industry in their Jersey City, NJ location. This is a 12 month + contract position.Responsibilities:

  • This role is responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum team and is focused on serving the needs of the team to drive performance and growth
  • Key responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, and enabling continuous improvement within the team
  • This role ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed- to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team
  • Guide and coach a team on Scrum practices
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies (for example, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives)
  • In a Scaled Agile model, facilitate scaled planning for the team (for example, Pre-Planning/ Preparation and PI Planning Events) and represent the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs
  • Help the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforce the agreements
  • Ensure the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO)
  • Facilitate dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the team
  • Promote/facilitate communication and collaboration within the Agile team to support value delivery and Sprint commitments
  • Provide visibility into the Agile team's delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders
  • Measure team delivery, maturity, and performance and review the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunitiesRequirements:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in technology and serving as a hands-on Scrum Master
    • Have knowledge of various patterns, anti-patterns, and techniques to ensure that Scrum can be applied effectively
    • Working knowledge of Lean Agile SDLC processes and deliverables
    • Experience in education and demonstrating facilitation of core agile practices including but not limited to Kanban Scrum Feature and story backlog prioritization and refinement Release planning (Program Increment)
    • Working knowledge Application Lifecycle Management
    • Hands-on experience with Agile tools (Jira, Jenkins, Bitbucket)
    • Experience in education at all levels of management within the agile framework (portfolio, program, team)
    • Excellent analysis and troubleshooting skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Process oriented and detailed oriented Positive attitude and open to feedback
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Willingness to be accountable for meeting all deliverable dates for task assignments
    • Ability to foster strong collaboration among team members and help team solve problems
    • Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex fast paced environment without sacrificing quality or timelines
    • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)Desired Skills:
      • Be a certified Scrum Master (SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) certification) is a BIG PLUS
      • Experience in financial services industry
      • Experience with Public Cloud technologies PaaS, IaaS, SaaS. Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP
      • Knowledge of Public Cloud networking and security principals
      • Container experience with Kubernetes or OpenShift
      • Knowledge or development experience in languages such as Java, C/C++, or .NETIf you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!About Genesis10:Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. -If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. -Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. -We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement - project after project. - To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at -"Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V"

Keywords: Genesis10, Jersey City , Scrum Master/Financial/JC, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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