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Scrum Master

Job Title
Scrum Master
Job ID
Philadelphia,  PA 19192
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Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Conexess Group is looking for a Scrum Master for our client in downtown Philadelphia. This is a long term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.

Serves as the Servant Leader of the Scrum team by removing impediments and helping the team remain successful and on schedule. Must have a sufficient understanding of technology to enable them to lead team members and help them overcome their development roadblocks; they must also understand business strategy and objectives, and be able to ensure that development work is prioritized by business value and results align with objectives.

  • The incumbent provides expert content/professional leadership on complex assignments/projects.
  • Exercises considerable creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and delivering initiatives.
  • Uses deep professional knowledge and acumen to advise functional leaders.
  • Focuses on providing thought leadership but works on broader projects, which require understanding of wider business. Recognized internally as a subject matter expert.
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Ability to work with at least two teams as Scrum Master Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Assess and coach the team to higher levels of Agile maturity, at a sustainable and comfortable pace for the team and organization
  • Remove impediments or guide the team on how to remove them
  • Coach teams on how to self-organize, and fill in gaps in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Facilitate the Agile ceremonies necessary to help the team succeed Help a team account for items committed; make sure no items are neglected or not accounted for
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Prepare team for PI Planning Lead relevant sections of PI Planning and other SAFE ceremonies
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example Expect to also be a team contributor in some aspect
  • Ability to work with a number of strong personalities on behalf of your team
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the Agile Scrum framework
  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments
  • Able to demonstrate that you worked with at least one team and increased its effectiveness
  • Experience promoting Agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, etc.


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