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Scrum Master

Company: Zealogics
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Scrum Master promotes and supports the agile process within and outside the squad. This includes:
o Work with organizational resources outside the squad to help them interact effectively with the squad, remove impediments and protect them from organizational bureaucracy
The Scrum Master coaches the Agile squad and the product owner on the Agile process, such as writing useful user stories and managing the backlog
They foster a collaborative culture and ensure the squad regularly celebrates success
The scrum master acts as a servant leader to the squad, they are not the boss
For a newly formed squad the scrum master role may be a full time activity. As the squad matures the scrum master can start to contribute some time to squad deliveries
Manage blockers, obstacles and dependencies.
Bring together stakeholders for alignment meeting
Organize training
Report on squad improvements
Facilitate retrospective to improve squad dynamics
Facilitate creation and maintenance of squad artefacts such as backlog, definitions and norms etc.

Projects in support of or directly related to Morgan Stanleys recent E*TRADE Acquisition
Institutional Wealth Mgt projects in the digital technology space

Mandatory Qualifications:
Good understanding of software development lifecycle, waterfall and agile development principles
Minimum 5 years of experience working in a financial institution, technology firm or project management department of a mid to large size corporation
Background and knowledge of banking and/or digital products
Extraordinary judgment and composure in high-pressure situations
Excellent communication skills.
Meticulous attention to detail
Proficient in Microsoft tools: Excel, Visio, MS Projects, Powerpoint
Experience with JIRA on agile projects required
PMP certification preferred but not mandatory
Experience with Mobile App teams (native or hybrid) preferred but not mandatory
CSM certification or Agile experience ( min 2 years) a plus

Additional Skills/Competencies:

Influence and leadership skills- ability to drive results and take command in a meeting or mediate in contentious situations; ability to foster an environment that is promotes teamwork
Analytical and detail oriented- makes an effort to and is capable of understanding the subject matter and situations pertaining to each project, process, issue, etc
Enthusiasm and curiosity- shows enthusiasm and drive to learn and ask questions both indirectly and directly related to the project
Strategic thinker- Ability to see things big picture and not just focus on the day-to-day tasks
Innovative- Has shown ways that he/she has gone beyond status quo to find innovative solutions to solve problems or to improve processes Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Zealogics, Alpharetta , Scrum Master, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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