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Scrum Master

Centurion Consulting Group

Scrum Master Windsor Mill, MD

We are hiring a Senior Agile Scrum Master for a multi year federal program in Baltimore, MD.  The ideal candidate has direct product management experience and will manage the design, development, and delivery of digital health services using a Scrum-based Agile software development methodology. You will be working on a mission-critical software product whose end goal is to authorize measures that help ensure that quality healthcare is being delivered by doctors. It is expected that you will be skilled at managing customer relationships and have ample experience interacting with community users (hence the Scrum Master + designation). You will be part of a high performing, the dynamic development team that will be using a set of modern technologies (Angular, Node, AWS RDS, MongoDB, etc.), while applying human-centered design and DevOps approaches. This is a mission-critical role and requires a demonstrable passion for our domain and a willingness to learn.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with stakeholders to accurately report progress, risks, successes, and failures
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the product owner, scrum team, and other stakeholders such as product end-users
  • Lead working session meetings to discuss scope, schedule, and requirements with product owners
  • Help Product Owner with prioritization, risk management, and scope
  • Manage product quality, releases, and delivery
  • Oversee and manage the implementation of various agile techniques such as TDD, BDD, Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOpsSupport all inter and intra team communication
  • Manage lightweight, living planning documents, like an Agile Product Roadmap.
  • Conduct all Scrum ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Perform continuous and active backlog grooming
  • Calculate ongoing team capacity and velocity
  • Act as a mentor to ensure development teams work toward the core Scrum principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Establish shared product vision across the development team, product owner and lead product execution

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Product Manager for a software development team.
  • Hands-on experience leading multiple Scrum teams in a variety of contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM) preferred
  • Knowledge of other Agile methodologies like Kanban
  • Experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Continuous Delivery, Automated Testing
  • Expertise with JIRA, Confluence, and the Atlassian suite
  • Experience using JIRA’s Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of Human-Centered Design approach for developing digital services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly skilled in team facilitation, conflict resolution, implementing best practices, team empowerment, and creating a culture of transparency.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Federal Government contracting work experience
  • Prior experience working remotely full-time

Position Details: 

Clearance: Ability to Obtain a Public Trust

US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

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