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Senior Scrum Master
Schaumburg, Illinois
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Applied on May 29, 2020
Job Id #41098 Posted March 23, 2020


Description:

  • Prefer CA Rally experience but most have Agile system experience.

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Scrum Master for legacy Oracle EBS platform to the cloud.

Ideal Background:

  • Senior level experience as a Scrum Master. Able to manage 2 Scrum Teams.

Experience:

  • CA Rally.

Top Requirements:

  • Scrum Master, CA Rally or equivalent system, Agile.

Essential Duties:

  • Guiding the team(s) and the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guiding the team(s) on self-organizing to fully realize the potential of Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team(s) and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team(s) to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team(s) using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example)

Required Skills/Experience:

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I, SAFe Agilest or Practitioner)
  • 5 years of experience in a Scrum Master role for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for eliciting change in team behavior (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)

Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus):

  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II, SPCT 4++)
  • Knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team (.Net, Java, or other web development languages)
  • Previous experience as a development team lead
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Contributions to the public around agile practices

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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