Scrum Master I in Richmond, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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    Richmond, VA
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Job Description

Job #:  822663


Apex Systems, part of On Assignment the 2nd largest IT staffing Solutions firm in the country has an opportunity for a Scrum Master for a client in Richmond, VA. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an updated version of your resume to Lexie Robinson at with the best contact information.  Also, Apex does offer a referral policy if you know anyone else who might be interested!

Scrum Master Base Requirements

Support the product development process:
* Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed

Scrum-related meetings:
* Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
* Maintain process documentation
* Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles

Support the Product Owner:
* Assist as needed with backlog maintenance
* Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
* Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs

Support the product team:
* Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
* Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
* Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
* Empower the team to self-organize

* Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
* Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
* Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
* A thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
* Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
* Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
* Collaborative approach to driving decisions
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail










EEO Employer

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