Sr. Scrum Master

Eagan, Minnesota

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Remote

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Contract

| 67064| Jun 4, 2024
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Senior Scrum Master works with the Product Owner to understand the business need, and owns the effort of a new Scrum team and/or multiple Scrum team(s) to iteratively develop new features and/or enhancements and fix defects. This role acts as the servant leader for the Scrum team - guiding them throughout the Agile Scrum processes and removing any impediments for increased productivity. This role leads a new/highly complex product team or acts as an agile coach for multiple scrum teams.  

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related area of study, or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience; HS diploma or GED is required
•    5 years of work experience in Scrum/Agile or working in related information technology, business analysis or project management roles
•    Experience standing up a new scrum team and working with implementation vendor
•    2 years of experience coaching leadership, teams, and/or individuals, and providing work direction
•    Must be eligible to work in the United States without need for work visa or residency sponsorship

Additional Qualifications:
•    Demonstrated expertise in planning, controlling, and monitoring of products in Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Kanban, and SAFe
•    Proven customer focus with the ability to lead and communicate effectively with business (non-IT) and technical stakeholders
•    Track record of a team player across diverse teams with excellent interpersonal and motivational skills, with experience in coaching, mentoring, and developing others
•    Demonstrated ability to work effectively with ambiguity and evolving priorities
•    Expert problem-solving and analysis capabilities
•    Experience in working within a traditional Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) - ability to apply standards of test-driven development methods covering the full development lifecycle (e.g. project preparation, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and support) to ensure solution quality and consistency of process

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 us.

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