Our client, a leader in the health care industry, is actively seeking a Scrum Master for their location in Murrysville, PA. The role will guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values. This position will also assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information. And lastly, act as a liaison between the software development team, product marketing, and project management.
Serve as Scrum Master to one or more Scrum agile development teams. May serve as secondary role of Product Owner for one team.
Remove impediments for the team with tenacity and urgency
Facilitate Scrum events and ensure necessary preparation work is completed in advance to create efficient, engaging, and productive events
Resolve team conflicts and coach the team in positive behaviors
Monitor team activity and progress against sprint goals
Manage artifacts in development tool
Lead retrospectives, capture minutes/actions and circulate
Capture sprint metrics for monitoring team performance
Attend project update meetings, milestone review meetings, and process improvement meetings
Coordinate with other Scrum teams and other cross-functional groups
Prepare product and functional specifications.
Transfer information in the form of product and/or system requirements from product marketing to engineering.
Manage requirement change requests in relation to the project plans to ensure agreed deadlines are met.
Assist in the creation of user and system test plans.
Maintain a trace matrix to map requirements through each phase of the product development process.
Engage with the engineering team throughout the development process to ensure that marketing requirements are accurately implemented as features in the product.
Able to provide solutions using techniques that encourage team ownership and innovation
Experience as a Scrum Master and/or Product Owner for at least 1 year for a software development team that followed Scrum principles, practices, and theory
3-5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization
Knowledge of other Agile approaches/techniques: XP, Kanban, SAFe, TDD/BDD, continuous integration/deployment, pair programming, Agile Games
Applicable knowledge of C# .NET and Java technologies
Writing requirements specifications for computer applications that are unambiguous, testable, and verifiable. Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Interacting directly with end users (clinicians, homecare health providers, etc.), Software Engineers, Project Managers, and Marketing Managers.
Software application development and/or the process of developing software.
Distinguishing between customer requests and needs.
Creating use cases, user stories, acceptance criteria, and other forms of requirements documentation
Tracing product requirements through the design, implementation, and test phases of development
A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or software related program along with an MBA,
A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Marketing with extensive experience with the process of developing computer software. Applicants with equivalent degrees such as a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or Quantitative Business Analysis will also be considered.
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