Senior Scrum Master

Location: New York, NY
Position Overview

As a Scrum Master, you will support three to four teams in adopting Agile/Scrum best practices and values. You'll work closely with the product owners to help ensure that feature requests, time boxes, and expectations from team members are reasonable within the Scrum framework and overall team priorities. You'll assist these teams -- who vary in experience with the Agile process -- in building a record of successful executions. You'll also collaborate with other scrum masters to ensure consistency in the implementation of Agile across the larger team and actively contribute to the growing Agile community at the organization.
You’ll need to have:
  •  A Bachelor’s degree
  •  4+ years of experience managing technology projects; of which at least 2 years should be managing  projects using Agile / Scrum methodologies
  •  Basic understanding of business and technology concepts and terminology
  •  Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  •  Strong facilitation and conflict management skills
  •  Excellent organization and attention to detail
  •  Experience using JIRA and Confluence
We’d love to see:
  •  Experience transitioning teams from Waterfall to Agile
  •  Experience leading infrastructure projects
  •  Scrum Master Certified (CSM)
About MGRS Group
MGRS Group specializes in the placement of information technologists, with a very specific focus on object-oriented programmers. We effectively recruit for C/C++, C# and Java Software Engineers as well as Ruby on Rails, PHP, Python and Perl Developers. We work with the most talented developers in this business, at all levels in their career and within various areas such as Research and Development (R&D), Market Data, Trading Systems, HFT, Low Latency, Data Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business Intelligence (BI), Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development, Websphere Portal and Business Integration.
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