Scrum Master

Schaumburg, Illinois

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*Projects the candidate will be working on: *

* Expanding the direct to consumer offering to include telehealth visits for the un-insured or under insured.

*Ideal Background:*

* Healthcare nice to have, 1-5 years experience as a Scrum Master in a fast paced environment.

*Essential Duties:*

* Provide leadership, direction and coaching to an agile team by encouraging them to adopt and mature good scrum processes

* Working closely with Product Owner and Architects to maintain the scrum backlog

* Facilitating core Scrum ceremonies and activities

* Utilizing tools such as Rally for backlog maintenance and release planning

* 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.

* 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)

* 2- 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

*Team and Team size:*

* Team is in the process of being built but will consist of: Scrum Master, Business Analyst/Technical Product Owner, Onshore Architect/Sr Developer , Offshore Architect Offshore Developers - 3, Onshore Developers - 2, QE Engineer, Delivery Lead.

*Interview Process:*

* a. How many rounds? 1-2

* b. Video vs. phone? Video

* c. How technical will the interviews be? Not very since this role is not tech heavy.

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