Spearhead change throughout the organization to maximize benefit of Agile practices…Pyramid Consulting Group has a Pittsburgh client with an immediate need for an experienced SCRUM MASTER to guide and coach the Scrum Team to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
Other responsibilities include: * Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization; * Removing impediments or, when appropriate, guiding the team to remove impediments effectively; * Protecting the Scrum team from outside distractions, including other work assignments; * Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work; * Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information; * Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming ) and managing the product backlog. The client is looking for the following background and skills:
* Has knowledge of Agile and Scrum and the "why's” behind the practices; * Has knowledge of optional Agile best practices that fill in the gaps of the Scrum framework (User Stories, Test Driven Development, etc.); * Able to recreate Agile artifacts in low-tech and high-tech settings and explain when to use each type; * Exemplifies servant leadership—leading by self-sacrificially supporting the team rather than demanding anything;* Effective Team builder;* Proactive and process-oriented—the Scrum Master drives change for the betterment of the team and the organization; * Bachelor's Degree in Business/Technology or related field; * Evidence of proactively pursuing Agile or Scrum knowledge or experience; * Experience with or knowledge of Agile and Scrum; and * Certification preferred—CSM, CSP, PMI-ACP, or PSM
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