Scrum Master in Blue Ash, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  865413

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing organization, has an immediate and high profile opportunity for a Scrum Master to work for a large, American, retail organization located in Cincinnati, OH. 

 

Applicants must have 5+ years of Scrum Master experience. If interested in any Scrum Master opportunities in the greater Cincinnati area, send a resume to Nicole Mulkey, Technical Recruiter, at .  If you’d like to receive Job Alerts from Apex that match your specific criteria, visit itcareers.apexsystemsinc.com.

 

Company & Group Details of Scrum Master:

Job Summary

Create process change by integrating new processes with existing ones and communicating changes to impacted organizations. Focus is on process analysis and re-engineering with an understanding of technical problems and solutions relating to current and future business environments.

 

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to meet customer requirements.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.
  • Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Guiding and coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most out of self-organization.
  • Guiding and coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and coaching the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog.
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies.
  • Provide guidance for the team on agile methodology and help develop the team’s maturity in respect to agile.

 

Requirements:

  • First level Scrum Master Certification (PSM I, CSM).
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team.
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.).

*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, you’d be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.