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Added Jun 10, 2024 Scrum Master (26353) REMOTE, REMOTE | Temp to Perm Apply

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Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Scrum Master for a 6-month contract to hire opportunity with our client in Central Illinois!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We have built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we are very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! 

As a Scrum Master you will:

  • Coach and develop 2-3 team(s) to a high-performing level, in self-organization and cross-functional skillsets
  • Help the Scrum Team deliver high-value Increments that meet the Definition of Done and are up to quality standards at the conclusion of each sprint.
  • Collaborate with Scrum teams, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision-making and support organizational project or product teams
  • Resolve conflicts and remove impediments impacting the development team(s) and help address cross-team dependencies to ensure product delivery risks are eliminated or mitigated
  • Support all Scrum events by ensuring they regularly occur, are positive, highly productive and timeboxed appropriately.
  • Help product owners provide a clear, concise and compelling Product Vision/Goal and Product Backlog
  • Cultivate and maintain a productive environment where team members are invested in the product and help insulate the team to limit product delivery risks
  • Measure, track and report on the effectiveness and productivity of the Scrum team through the development and maintenance of relevant Scrum team performance metrics
  • Contribute to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization by guiding development team(s) to higher Scrum maturity and helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact an empirical approach for complex work

Must have the following experience:

  • 4+ years of product or project development on an Agile Team
  • Proven success with facilitating meetings at various levels of the company
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong collaboration, negotiation, and coaching skills
  • Experience working with Agile framework (i.e. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Understanding of software development life cycle models
  • Adept at providing hands-on coaching and support for Scrum (theory, values, roles, events and artifacts)
  • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence is a plus
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
  • Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer
  • Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

Colorado Pay Range:
20 - 125/per Hour