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Senior Scrum Master

Job Title
Senior Scrum Master
Job ID
27693694
Location
Nashville,  TN 37209
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Description
Conexess Group is aiding a client in its search for a Senior Scrum Master. The ideal candidate will have proven organization skills to perform as a scrum master with agile thinking responsible for workflow planning and execution, change management and agile implementation. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving capabilities, communication, flexibility, and the ability to be solutions oriented.

Responsibilities:
Accountable to the Integrated Product Owner and Delivery Lead for organizing and monitoring the day-to-day progress of scrum team(s) and resolution of obstacles in order to ensure on-time delivery
Partner with POs in negotiating priorities and solutions and managing backlog
Assists business with prioritization/decision making by facilitating high level estimation on required change requests and aggregate up to the release level
Manages and optimize the flow of changes based on business prioritization and available capacity
Facilitate daily synch up meetings with engineering and product teams
Deliver sprint objectives on-time, with quality, within scope
Demonstrate proven capability to be disciplined and flexible at the same time
Work with Product Owner to focus on the overall product vision and roadmap and facilitate prioritizing competing responsibilities
Provide solutions and continuous improvement opportunities to efficiently solve problems and provide critical thinking skills
Gain recognition as a trusted advisor / leader with customers and stakeholders at all levels of the organization across business and IT
Remove barriers to enable Scrum teams to complete objectives no matter how difficult; drive and influence decisions
Drive lessons learned and knowledge retention for future use
Mentor and assist team members as necessary to ensure successful management of company initiatives regardless of direct organizational reporting lines.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field; or equivalent experience.  Master's degree a plus
3+ years of Agile project delivery experience
Demonstrated expertise in planning and facilitating change objectives with business and IT leaders
Solid background in assessing quality and completeness of business and functional requirements
Working knowledge of a variety of technologies and platforms, including data exchange platforms
Experience in Microsoft Azure DevOps and Jira Align
Experience in Microsoft Project, Office, Visio and Cherwell
Ability to manage multiple teams, activities and tasks under time constraints.   
Exceptional communication, teamwork and influencing skills that foster a collaborative and continuous-improvement environment. 
Able to develop relevant metrics for sprint and value delivery and use metrics as basis for communication and continuous improvement.
An ambitious, and self-motivated team player who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and is ready to grow with a company.


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