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Scrum Master( Contract )
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TITLE # Scrum Master

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Erica Johns
Senior Technical Recruiter & Resource Manager
Phone: 860-674-1636 ext: 266
Email: ejohns@itechsolutions.com
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LOCATION Springfield, MA
POSITION TYPE Contract
EXPERIENCE LEVEL 3 Years

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Erica Johns
Senior Technical Recruiter & Resource Manager
Phone: 860-674-1636 ext: 266
Email: ejohns@itechsolutions.com
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Scrum Master

Financial Advisors Technology organization is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Scrum Master to join the Advisor Digital Experience team. In this role, you will facilitate, ensure Agile processes are followed, and support the product owner and the team to ensure successful delivery of business objectives.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensures meeting outcomes are defined, understood and achieved for the Scrum meetings (Daily Scrum, Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective meetings)
  • Applies facilitation techniques to ensure effectiveness of the Scrum meetings
  • Ensures candidate stories for the sprint are playable (estimated, sized, prioritized)
  • Partner with the Product Owner to prioritize and right-size stories in the Product Backlog
  • Facilitates the team's planning of the sprint based on prioritized stories, team capacity and historical velocity trends
  • Facilitates decision making based on Agile values and principles
  • Supply accurate project estimates and tightly manage project budget, approved funding, forecasts and actuals
  • Mitigates risks that may destabilize the team
  • Ensures visibility of current work in progress by the team (stories and defects)
  • Proactively anticipates, recognizes and detects items that may distract the team from completing the sprint
  • Proactively anticipates and identifies blockers
  • Ensures that the goals of the release and sprint are visible and understood by the team
  • Build and foster an environment of trust
  • Diagnose, understand, and facilitate team dynamics to optimize team performance
  • Provide solutions and continuous improvement opportunities to efficiently solve problems and provide critical thinking skills
  • Gain recognition as a trusted advisor / leader with customers and stakeholders at all levels of the organization across business and IT
  • Understand, apply, promote and contribute to Agile delivery methodologies, standards and tools

Qualifications:
  • 3 years of project management experience
  • 1- 2 years of Agile project delivery experience
  • Significant financial or insurance services background
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • 5-7 years of general project management experience
  • 3 - 5 years of Agile delivery experience
  • 1 year of program management experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in ambiguity, capable of establishing and growing functions and teams from the ground up
  • An action-oriented, driven, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience managing vendor delivery and relationships
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States without restrictions.
  • Candidate must be able to work on site in Springfield full time.
For more information please contact Erica Johns at 860-387-7116.

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  


Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.
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