Scrum Master III

in Brentwood, TN

Scrum Master III Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    5024529

  • Req #

    16309

  • Job Location

    Brentwood, TN 37027, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    Contract

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


Duties

The Scrum Master (SM) is responsible for facilitating team level agile processes and release train execution around requirements definition, scope, and delivery. The Sr. SM must resolve team level impediments, manage risk, and drive continuous improvement throughout the delivery teams and lifecycle. The Sr. SM has an expert level understanding of agile scrum and kanban principles and practices, and understands the unique opportunities and challenges associated with organizing, facilitating, and continuously aligning the scrum team with the guiding business strategy.

  • Works with product management, product owners, and business owners to help assure execution alignment for scrum teams.
  • Facilitates agile scrum team execution and feature completion tracking for one scrum team.
  • Assists with economic decision-making by facilitating Epic estimation by teams and rollup to program level visibility as necessary.
  • Helps manage risk and dependencies.
  • Create, modify, publish and leverage standardized Agile Metrics to facilitate continuous improvement on the Scrum Team.
  • Work with multiple in-house and external Scrum teams enterprise-wide to remove impediments and manage dependencies.
  • Arrange and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, story grooming, and demo/retro. Ensure quick inspection and proper use of agile process.
  • Escalate and assist in resolution of impediments.
  • Facilitates release planning events for assigned scrum teams.
  • Encourage and guide the adoption of DevOps policies and DevOps procedures.
  • Provide coaching on agile practices and methods for assigned as well as other scrum teams.

Skills

  • 2-3 years of experience as a scrum master
  • 3-5 years of experience leading technical and non-technical teams in an agile environment.
  • Extensive experience in managing multiple scrum teams.
  • Strong manager, collaborator and servant leader.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced Understanding of ITIL framework
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Experience working with JIRA and Confluence preferred.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)


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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Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
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.

WHAT WE DO
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.

HOW WE DO IT
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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