Scrum Master - Digital Program Management Office (DPMO)

Park Ridge, NJ 07656

Posted: 04/26/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 528

Job Description


Job Summary

The Scrum Master is an essential member of the Digital Program Management Office (DPMO) and will report to the Digital Program Manager and DPMO Lead. The Scrum Master is a leader, a mentor and coach. The Scrum Master is responsible for taking an active servant-leadership role, ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices. The key is to proactively remove impediments and act as a buffer between the team and process overhead, effectively enabling each team member to focus on agile product development execution and delivery. This role is pivotal to facilitate speed-to-market for high quality products and/or services by shielding the team from interruptions and removing obstacles.

Responsibilities
  • Utilizes a servant leadership style to support the product owner and delivery team wherever and whenever possible (e.g. grooming and backlog mgt.)
  • Effectively facilitate all scrum ceremonies across one or more scrum teams
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of agile values, principles and best practices
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Management team to understand strategic alignment
  • Collaborate with the Product Management team to ensure the product backlog is continuously prioritized and maintained
  • Collaborate with other agile team-of-teams Scrum Masters to ensure cross-functional iteration dependencies are satisfied and best practices are being encouraged across the program
  • Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management)
  • Tracks and resolves impediments for the team
  • Generates Team level Reports to promote ever-improving team dynamics and performance
  • Participate in DPMO operations objectives including process improvements, release preparation and periodic program reporting

Education
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP) (Preferred)
  • Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA), Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM), Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

 

 

 

Qualifications
  • Skilled in servant leadership, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, enabling team-level empowerment and increasing transparency across the program
  • 3 - 5 years professional experience as a Scrum Master or Senior Project Manager
  • 3 - 5 years of experience with Agile tools and technologies (e.g., JIRA, Confluence)
  • Knowledge of applying design thinking concepts in an agile product delivery environment
  • Project Management Office (PMO) experience
  • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (for example: Kanban, Burndown/Burnup techniques, Retrospective formats)
  • Experience with geographically distributed teams
  • Collaborative style of working with the ability to be firm yet flexible
  • Empathic listening
  • Change Agent
  • Ability to work independently
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Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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Scrum Master - Digital Program Management Office (DPMO)

Park Ridge, NJ 07656

Posted: 04/26/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 528

Job Description


Job Summary

The Scrum Master is an essential member of the Digital Program Management Office (DPMO) and will report to the Digital Program Manager and DPMO Lead. The Scrum Master is a leader, a mentor and coach. The Scrum Master is responsible for taking an active servant-leadership role, ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices. The key is to proactively remove impediments and act as a buffer between the team and process overhead, effectively enabling each team member to focus on agile product development execution and delivery. This role is pivotal to facilitate speed-to-market for high quality products and/or services by shielding the team from interruptions and removing obstacles.

Responsibilities
  • Utilizes a servant leadership style to support the product owner and delivery team wherever and whenever possible (e.g. grooming and backlog mgt.)
  • Effectively facilitate all scrum ceremonies across one or more scrum teams
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of agile values, principles and best practices
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Management team to understand strategic alignment
  • Collaborate with the Product Management team to ensure the product backlog is continuously prioritized and maintained
  • Collaborate with other agile team-of-teams Scrum Masters to ensure cross-functional iteration dependencies are satisfied and best practices are being encouraged across the program
  • Facilitates internal and external communications (e.g. task coordination, progress tracking/reporting, dependency management)
  • Tracks and resolves impediments for the team
  • Generates Team level Reports to promote ever-improving team dynamics and performance
  • Participate in DPMO operations objectives including process improvements, release preparation and periodic program reporting

Education
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Certified SAFe® Practitioner (SP) (Preferred)
  • Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA), Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master (SASM), Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

 

 

 

Qualifications
  • Skilled in servant leadership, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, enabling team-level empowerment and increasing transparency across the program
  • 3 - 5 years professional experience as a Scrum Master or Senior Project Manager
  • 3 - 5 years of experience with Agile tools and technologies (e.g., JIRA, Confluence)
  • Knowledge of applying design thinking concepts in an agile product delivery environment
  • Project Management Office (PMO) experience
  • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (for example: Kanban, Burndown/Burnup techniques, Retrospective formats)
  • Experience with geographically distributed teams
  • Collaborative style of working with the ability to be firm yet flexible
  • Empathic listening
  • Change Agent
  • Ability to work independently
#RecruitPS

Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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