POSTED : February 13, 2018
BY : ProKarma

Description
ProKarma is currently seeking an experienced Scrum Master to join our team as a full-time employee in Tampa, Florida.

Responsibilities

  • Playing Scrum Master role for a software development team that is applying Scrum principles, practices and theory.
  • Assists the Product Owner in user story creation/prioritization and product Backlog grooming via emergent requirements.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans for product delivery.
  • Managing projects in a high integration and complex IT ecosystem.
  • Helps teams self-organize and self-manage.
  • Ensures development team is working efficiently towards Sprint goals.
  • Organizes and facilitates daily stand-up meetings, reviews, estimation, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, burndown tracking and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Ensures the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Works collaboratively with Business and IT partner teams to support development and software delivery.
  • Mitigates all risks and issues real-time, executing resolutions on demand
  • Product detailed project plans.
  • Successful finance, budgeting and resource planning.
  • Delivering complex projects on time and on budget.

 
Qualifications

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams including offshore teams with diverse personalities, during high pressure scenarios, within extremely tight deadlines.
  • Strong Project Management experience.
  • Previous experience as a Project Manager / Scrum Master on a responsive web development project is highly desirable.
  • Scrum Master Certification (Preferred).
  • 7+ years of experience in Agile development including coaching on agile methodologies. (XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.)
  • 7+ years of experience in Project/Program management including lead role on large/complex projects.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Ability to ensure Agile practices are followed and ensure adherence to Agile methodology.
  • Strong facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Proven leadership experience in achieving successful project outcomes.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Proven experience of delivering complex projects on time and on budget.
  • Strong Business Analyst Background.
  • Ability to produce detailed project plans.
  • Innovation and creativity to resolve issues quickly
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work under high demands with a sense of urgency, without compromising quality
  • Previous Telecommunications experience preferred
  • Certified Scrum Master preferred