Scrum Master

in New York, NY

Scrum Master Job

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    New York, NY 10016, US

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    Management - Non-Technical

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Scrum Master to join our team at our client’s site in New York, , NY.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Manage the multiple scrum teams throughout the whole software development lifecycle

·        Scrum Master of software development cross-functional teams, comprising of onsite / offsite engineers, QA, and an engineering manager

·        Scrum Master for content delivery and fulfillment teams including work with Infrastructure/SRE and API teams on backend technical roadmap initiatives

·        Manage releases across several teams by tracking fix versions in Jira and working with technical leads for deployments

·        Collaborate with Engineering Core engineers and various partners to prioritize and coordinate development efforts to deliver on schedule

·        Coach, facilitate and maintain a steady and beneficial Agile process methodologies for the teams, driving process and transparency

·        Communicate with the business around teams velocity and projects health while supporting the PMO in reporting on all teams' status

·        Prepare and lead project plans, documentation, risk mitigation and resource management as needed for cross-team initiatives and large projects/programs

·        Resolve urgent issues and remove impediments for the team

·        Additional other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

·        Understand primary partner program needs and establish/enhance practices to effectively deliver against those needs

·        Excellence & ownership in program/project Delivery for multiple strategic priority initiatives

·        Frequently interact with a diverse group of executives, project managers, technology, and business sponsors

·        Facilitate program-level ceremonies, processes, and overall execution

·        Proactively track and report on program initiatives, operations metrics, and budgets

·        Identify and manage risks and impediments that affect program scope, schedule, and quality

·        Manage dependencies and risks within and across programs

·        Collaborate with other Program Managers, Scrum Managers, and Project Managers to coordinate initiatives across multiple technology teams, from inception to delivery

·        Facilitate the creation and maintenance of a program roadmap, in close collaboration with Product Management, Engineering and various disciplines across the enterprise

·        Facilitate cross-team scrum-of-scrums, where applicable

·        Act as liaison for the program to other programs and management

·        Leveraging plan tools, manage projects and their interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence and integrity of the delivery

·        Manage multiple initiatives/projects concurrently (as needed)

·        Facilitate the production of high-level documentation around existing operational processes and proposed workflows within net new systems or optimized existing systems

·        Participate in extensive cross-organization collaboration (e.g. quarterly planning), playing a crucial role in interfacing with end users and business stakeholders

·        Manage relationships and deliverables from associated vendors (when applicable)

·        Partners with Tech Finance for reporting on program budget actuals/forecast & benefit realization milestones

·        Ensures transparency through centralized Reporting

·        Focuses on removing Impediments/blockers and improving Delivery results

·        Cross-Program Oversight & Interdependencies

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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