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Scrum Master
Hartford, Connecticut  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on October 6, 2022
Job Id #55645 Posted April 13, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • This scrum master will be leading an agile scrum team for the IFS payment and financial accounting application within.
  • The primary initiatives for 2022 will include an implementation of capitated payment processing through this system and bringing on new Medicaid state business with additional related security enhancements.

Ideal Background:

  • Ideally, the candidate has some experience with payment or finance systems, but strong experience as a scrum master is more critical to the role.

Team and Team size:

  • 11 team members.
  • 1 Tech Prod Mgr/SA; 5 QEs; 5 Engineers

Top Responsibilities:

  • Program Increment (PI) planning
  • Sprint planning
  • Leading the daily standup for the agile team
  • Assisting the team in managing the Features, User Stories, tasks, defects in Rally
  • Coordination with business stakeholders throughout the sprints
  • Coordination with upstream and downstream system contacts for end to end alignment
  • Project management to ensure deliverables within the sprints meet the initiative targets
  • Coaching the team on agile best practices
  • Maintaining & reporting out PI & Sprint capacity/velocity/points metrics

Skills/attributes Required

  • 4+ years as a scrum master leading complex initiatives
  • 4+ years with PI planning & sprint planning
  • 4+ years experience in project management
  • 2+ years using Rally for work management and delivery metrics

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Knowledge or experience with the Oracle EBS platform would be a benefit
  • Experience in an agile team for a payment or financial system would be preferred.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills to be able to juggle multiple initiatives and guide the work of 11 team members

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments. For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. In compliance in compliance with state laws and regulations related to job posting requirements, the salary range for this role is $15.00 -$115.00 per hour (hourly rates in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

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