Scrum Master in Meridian charter Township, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

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Job ID: 54867

Scrum Master-54867

We encourage new ideas that will differentiate our company and improve the plans and services we provide.  We also encourage teamwork as an essential element of our shared success and provide a work environment in which all people, ideas and backgrounds are respected, supported and valued.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • As Scrum Master your focus will be helping our teams deliver results against some of their most complex business and technology initiatives
  • Success requires the ability to adapt and perform in numerous Project Management and Delivery environments
  • In this Agile Delivery position, your role as a Scrum Master, coach, and practitioner will require you to apply Agile values and principles for an organization transitioning to Agile Delivery methodologies using a Scaled Agile Framework (Safe)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform as a Scrum Master as needed for one or more scrum teams
  • Lead/Participate in quarterly Program Increment planning sessions
  • Facilitate road mapping, sprint planning sessions, retrospectives, and demos
  • Assist the product owner with backlog grooming
  • Support the triage and resolution of critical issues
  • Ensure cross-team coordination
  • Participate/facilitate scrum of scrums
  • Provides relevant metrics to gauge team progress with a continual focus on improvement
  • Work with other scrum masters to define, reinforce and maintain a consistent practice across the organization
  • Prepare and deliver verbally and orally effective communications regarding progress and status for both internal and client teams
  • Perform hands-on work, including analysis, design, testing, change management, as needed by the team
  • Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master
  • Expert using an ALM (VersionOne, Rally, etc.)
  • Agile practitioner mindset and proficiency in Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development practices
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in IT full development life cycle
  • CSM, SSM certification or equivalent
  • Demonstrated track record of successful ability to manage large and complex projects or engagements
  • Ability to help teams write user stories/features, identify dependencies, testing, and design optimal solutions
  • Flexibility to work with teams, individuals and executives and willingness to help with a wide variety of work products and people
  • Ability to establish immediate credibility with business stakeholders, build consensus, and achieve goals through influence
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Operated as a Scrum Master within Safe
  • Prior hands-on BA or development experience
  • Test Driven Development
  • Testing Automation
     

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

 To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/

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