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Remote Scrum Master (EST)

Company: Insight Global
Location: Dallas
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Client: Transportation & Logistics Position: Scrum MasterLocation:FULLY REMOTE- EST Hours (8-5 - some flexibility within reason)Duration: 11 month contract-to-hireMust Haves:

  • Go-getter, no hand holding, picks up work without being asked, takes initiative
  • 3-5 years' experience as true agile scrum master
  • Experience managing complex programs/release trains
  • Experience running multiple teams concurrently
  • Experience working as a Scrum Master with a large company
  • 4 year technical/IT related degree OR 9 years overall in IT industry Plusses:
    • SAFe knowledge or certifications
    • Front End Development experience
    • VersionOne/Agility - Agile planning tool experienceDay to Day:Insight Global is looking for a Scrum Master to support a large logistics client based in the Pittsburgh area. As Scrum Master, you'll play a key leadership role in the definition, development, implementation, and ongoing improvement of Agile practices (with an emphasis on Scrum) within the organization. You will facilitate sprint planning, retrospective, and daily activities related to stand-ups and sprint burn down; as well as maintain relevant metrics that help the team see and understand their progress during a sprint. In this role you own and resolve identified impediments. As Scrum Master you're responsible for leading the continual Agile transformation and practices as well as promoting accountability and transparency across all levels of the organization. Team: Responsible for the development of applications used in Mobile Scanners utilized in the field to track and managed packages being routed through the network. The team is split between offshore and onshore groups and this Scrum Master will lead 2 different development teams. This UX/UI team has a combination of front and back end development with slightly more front end work with a 60/40 split. Their technical stack includes Java, Spring Boot, Angular, Android. The team operates on 2 week sprints and holds daily standups every morning. Responsibilities: 1. Perform the role of Scrum Master for one or more teams, leading multiple, simultaneous initiatives or complex programs / release trains 2. Practices the core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, accountability, and practices continuous improvement 3. Support and educate Product Owners, especially in regard to developing, refining and managing product backlog 4. Provides coaching of team members, Product Owners, Product Development Team, other Scrum Masters and PM community 5. Strong mediation and negotiation skills 6. Facilitates sprint demos, planning, and retrospectives 7. Tracks and communicates team velocity and sprint/release progress 8. Provide status reporting on key performance indicators (KPIs), schedule, resources, and milestone delivery 9. Coach, mentor, and support other Scrum Masters that will be assigned to teams in iterative product development, including following the Scrum Framework, communicating effectively, managing conflict amongst team members, identifying and removing impediments, and applying self-organization and shared leadership with the team

      Please note that there is ZERO flexibility within compensation ranges provided. Compensation:$40.00-50.00/hr US
      Exact compensation may vary based on several factors, including skills, experience, and education.
      Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.

Keywords: Insight Global, Dallas , Remote Scrum Master (EST), IT / Software / Systems , Dallas, Texas

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