Job Title: Agile Coach
Duration: 06+ Month(s)
Location: Cranston RI
Client is moving some projects from Waterfall methodology to Agile. They are looking for a hands on Scrum Master with at least 3 years experience for a contract position that could lead to a full time opportunity.
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least three years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
Understand basic fundamentals of SDLC (software development life cycle)
Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus):
Knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Scaled Agile, FDD, etc.
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
Previous experience as a team lead.
Excellent communication and mentoring skills
Previous experience in Financial or Banking industry a plus."
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