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Scrum Master (Data Management) (Remote)

Job Title
Scrum Master (Data Management) (Remote)
Job ID
27670249
Work From Home
Yes
Location
Pittsburgh,  PA 15275
Other Location
Description
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 aiding a large healthcare client in their search for a Scrum Master in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.   

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

Duties:
  • Serves as the servant leader of the Scrum team by removing impediments and helping the team remain successful and on schedule.
  • 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 counsel and advice to top management on significant matters, often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Responsible for scrum master over two scrum teams encompassing 5-10 people each to deliver Strategic Integration, thus implementing Insights, Analytics, Data Management, and Information Life Cycle solutions.
  • Helps the team embrace Agile Core Values, adopt, and apply Agile Principles, and implement Agile practices.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog.
  • Helps the team excel in areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity. 
  • Helps the team focus on daily and Iteration Goals in the context of the current PI Objectives.
  • Facilitates all team meetings, including the daily stand-up, Iteration Planning, Team Demo, and Iteration Retrospective.
  • Many blocking issues will be beyond the team's authority or will require support from other teams. 
  • The Scrum Master actively addresses these issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the iteration.
  • Communicates with Management and outside stakeholders. 
  • Helps protect the team from uncontrolled injection of work.
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing.

Skills: 
  • Typically has 10 to 15 years of IT and business/industry work experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing multiple teams with complex integrated enterprise work.
  • Strong understanding data management, data warehousing, data analytics concepts.
  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master with a successful delivery record.
  • Exhibits Lean-Agile Leadership. 
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD,
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, converting complex challenges into simplified options and recommendations.
  • Experience in managing technology projects leveraging several delivery methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative)
  • Ability to form strong business relationships and partner across the enterprise for effective cross-functional project delivery.
  • Proven experience managing vendor resources in onshore/offshore staffing models Intermediate to advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Advanced skills using Agile tools (Preferably Jira)
  • Project Management certificate may be required.
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