Global Data Consultants

  • Scrum Master

    Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/21/2019 11:43 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-2416
    Recruiter
    Kwame Keith
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Scrum Master in the Wichita, KS area.

    Position Overview

    The Scrum Master is a servant-leader responsible for coaching their associated SCRUM teams in the SCRUM framework. This position will work with multiple software development teams leveraging numerous technologies.

    Responsibilities

    • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
    • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
    • 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 guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
    • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
    • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
    • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
    • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
    • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.
    • Measures team performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
    • Successfully manages the relationship with the Product Owner and team.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 4+ years of experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team.
    • Experience working with multiple teams in a matrixed environment.
    • General software product development experience.
    • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
    • Knowledge of agile and waterfall project management processes and tools.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.

    Preferred Experience

    • Excellent ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task.
    • Must have strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Must be comfortable working under pressure, working with multiple levels of management, having demanding goals to meet, and serving diverse customers - both internal and external.

    What We Do

    GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
    • Career Growth Opportunities
    • Employee-Centric Environment
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Holiday and Vacation

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

     

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