Scrum Master

Liventus Northbrook , IL 60062

Posted 2 months ago

Title: Scrum Master

Company: Liventus

Location: Northbrook, IL

Job Description:

We are looking for a Scrum Master with proven experience leading agile software development projects and the related agile process. This individual must be detail-oriented, flexible, and organized with excellent communication skills. This candidate would demonstrate a strong understanding of software development processes, terminology, and an ability to identify and communicate technical roadblocks. Candidate will be responsible for improving and enforcing agile development process across multiple projects and clients but must also be flexible and able to support a non-agile (traditional waterfall) or hybrid project as needed. Experience with configuring and managing scrum boards in project management software such as Jira or TFS is critical.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Configuration and management of Scrum Boards

  • Lead the development team in using agile methodology and scrum practices

  • Facilitation of daily stand-ups and scheduled sprint planning meetings as needed

  • Regular status reports for clients and stakeholders

  • Communication with clients on progress, roadblocks, and expectations

  • Support clients and provide education where needed

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in related field

  • 3-5 years' working experience with Agile software development projects

  • Experience with successful agile techniques

  • Ability to work with and lead a team

  • Strong working experience of software development terminology and capabilities

  • Experience with configuration and management of agile development tools

  • Experience working with traditional project management tools like Microsoft Project is a plus

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and mentoring skills

  • Ability to analyze and think quickly to calmly handle conflict

  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused and prioritize many objectives and projects

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Business expense reimbursement

  • 401K and Profit Sharing

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Flextime

  • Emerging tech

  • Work from Northbrook or West Loop location

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