Scrum Master Sr. - MASTER in Plano, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  812067


  • Understands and applies advanced knowledge of the business and technical domains supported to include its products, processes and services.
  • Serves as a business proxy/SME on business topics within one or more domain.
  • Serves as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
  • Facilitates/oversees the analysis and design of technology solutions to ensure business needs are met.
  • Employs creativity, ingenuity, and innovation in the search for technology solutions designed to support analyses and business need.
  • Effectively leads the elicitation and documentation of system requirements and solutions into work products.
  • Proactively communicates and collaborates with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and requirements to deliver system artifacts as needed. For example: Functional/system requirements, use cases, GUI specifications and Business Rules.
  • Effectively serves and business and technical SME on PLN efforts, research and other pre-project topics.
  • Analyzes and verifies requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.
  • Manages and ensures traceability of approved and base-lined work products through the software development lifecycle to include application specifications, design, development, usability, testing, implementation, and defect prioritization.
  • Provides guidance on Test Scenarios and reviews Test Cases and ensures coverage of testable requirements.
  • Collaborates with Test Leads and subject matter experts to establish the Testing Approach including usability and performance needs.
  • Provides certification and actively participates in defect management activities to confirm requirements are being met.
  • Manages change control for affected system artifacts.



  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of work experience in the Information Technology field in lieu of a degree.
  • 6 or more years of relevant work experience to include business and/or project management, business/system requirements, and technical analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge of multiple software delivery life cycles (Waterfall and Agile).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and applicable databases.
  • Advanced understanding of system architecture and knowledge of software development concepts.
  • Experience or Advanced knowledge of modeling techniques (e.g., UML) and usecase development as well as experience with one or more software development frameworks.



  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master leading an Agile Development team.
  • Experience with development and support of Financial Transaction Applications, such as BillPay, Funds Transfers, Person to Person payments.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and tools to include Scrum, Kanban,  SAFe, Jira, TFS, and RTC.
  • Experience facilitating seamless collaboration and maximizing team performance across multiple technical and/or non-technical teams to ensure rapid delivery of products and timeline achievement of goals.
  • Experience supporting and educating product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making.
  • Experience facilitating effective communication with Scrum teams and other cross-functional teams, to include scheduling and facilitating cross-functional meetings.
  • Experience creating status tools, radiators, and applicable reports to effectively provide transparency on team(s) progress and productivity.
  • Experience removing impediments to team progress whether internal to the team or organizational in nature.















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