Scrum Master in New Orleans, LA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    123325
  • Pay Rate
    $54.0 - $60.58/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919/782-7440

Job Description

**This is a W2 ONLY opportunity**

If you are a dedicated, Certified Scrum Master with customer-focused attitude, strong communication skills, and strong ethics, then you may be the candidate we are looking for!

Our client, global leader in the integration and application of information technology, engineering, and science, is seeking a seasoned Certified Scrum Master to work ONSITE for SIX (6) MONTHS in New Orleans LA.  The selected professional will be responsible for:

  • Able to perform the complete system life cycle using the Agile Scrum Methodology phases from project initiation, analysis and requirements, design, coding, testing and implementation
  • Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria as to when code is "Ready”
  • Schedule/facilitate sprint planning meeting(s) prior to the beginning of each sprint
  • Ability to break down project schedule/sprint schedule into measurable activities that do not exceed five days in length
  • Communicate stories for the upcoming sprint to the product owner and stakeholders
  • Support the Product Owner and Delivery Leader in updating weekly critical path analysis charts
  • Schedule and facilitate daily scrum sessions
  • Add or remove stories based on burn-down of the current sprint
  • Ability to determine the workload of each member during each sprint so that maximum features are developed as early as possible
  • Facilitate retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint/project – ensure highest priority retrospective points are followed up on and closed out
  • Monitor team backlog daily and ensure it accurately reflects the current state, including time to be burned and status
  • Participate in Release retrospective and cross team retrospectives

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher with 4+ years’ experience (domain knowledge in electric utility business is preferable)
  • Expert knowledge of Agile, Scrum and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methods
  • At least one project of medium complexity as the ScrumMaster leading an Agile scrum development team
  • Excellent customer-facing skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification required
  • PMP preferred
  • Superior knowledge of MS Office Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Ability to work on high visibility and tightly scheduled large projects with demanding customers

This is an estimated SIX (6) month temporary position in New Orleans LA that is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions.  Relocation assistance is NOT available for this position. No third-party vendors.  Pay is commensurate with experience.

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today!

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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