Scrum Master

Scrum Master

Job Code: 1014
Job Location: Columbus, Ohio
Zip Code: 43085
Job Category/Title: Business Analyst
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Mid Level
Pay Rate: 60
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 3-5 year(s)
Job Description: Responsibilities

· Accountable for establishing and managing the framework for governance of Scrum and Testing Delivery
· Accountable for process compliance, proper tool use
· Accountable to promote better vertical visibility of scrum teams: Cost, resources, risks etc
· Responsible for providing the necessary tools and reporting to manage program delivery
· Responsible for management of program work stream progress and execution against agreed upon objectives
· Responsible for monitoring and managing Core Program Management expectations and coordinate/execute corrective action to address gaps
· Responsible for communicating program performance to program management office – could include areas such as onboarding, training, sprint plan, deliverable signoff, monitoring velocity, backlog, coordinating cross-Scrum data tool/data updates, project cost management via clarity
· Responsible for defining standardized reports, liaison to establish report requirements/automation
· Responsible for communicating to program team members across work streams and coordinating cross-scream team communication, issue resolution, and integration defect triage
· Responsible for communicating expectations and milestones for Clarity updates to Resource managers
· Responsible for executing necessary plan and ETC updates in Clarity
· Responsible to implement and execute disciplined Change control process including communication, estimation and impact to scrum teams and testing
· Responsible for establishing schedule and process for product/iteration demo’s and facilitate across scrum teams
· Facilitate the Scrum process (daily stand-ups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint reviews & retrospectives)
· Facilitate communication within the team and with the key stakeholders
· Partner with dev lead to do capacity planning & resource allocation in Clarity and other time tracking tools
· Partner with the QA lead to ensure the test team’s questions for development (and other teams) are answered
· Partner with the dev and QA leads to provide leadership and mentorship to the team
· Partner with the dev and QA leads to uphold the integrity of the platform and promote best practices for platform maintenance and development
· Partner with the platform ASC to facilitate resolution of risk/compliance issues
· Coordinate with the platform dev lead, project managers, and product owners to do sprint and release planning for the platform
· Coordinate with technical operations to address production issues for the platform
· Coordinate with release management & QA to ensure smooth release processes are maintained
· Coordinate with other bank teams to identify risks and to clear roadblocks Manage defect backlog including working with product management to prioritize and defer defects
· Interface with project teams (particularly project managers, product managers & BA’s) to make sure that stories and other project deliverables to the platform team are of sufficient quality and provided in a timely manner
· Act as an advocate for the platform & the platform team and escalate their issues (focus on Sprints and project delivery
· Identify and remove impediments to the ability of the team to deliver the product/platform goals and deliverables
· Provide weekly reporting on platform progress against release goals and platform team activity
· Maintain a platform backlog (non-project technical debt, refactoring tasks needed etc) and track work against those tasks
· Work with architecture and engineering teams in distributed locations to drive planning, issue resolution, and development on platform & project specific technical topics
· Oversee the day-to-day progress of Agile, Waterfall & Hybrid based development project(s) and release initiatives with regard to time, budget, scope and quality
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: March 5, 2016
Telecommute: No
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