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Scrum Master

Company: Hired by Matrix
Location: Newark
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Do you want more than just another job? Are you ready to team up with an organization that values your contributions? Then Hired by Matrix is for you!Working with some of the US' premier companies, we excel at connecting candidates with positive cultures and dynamic teams. We even go the extra mile with our signature Consultant Appreciation Program (CAP) to help them in their future job searches.Hired by Matrix has provided talent solutions to enhance organizations' team capacities for over three decades. As a full-service search firm, we partner with companies across industries, including Financial Services, Fintech, Consumer Goods and Services, Security and Logistics, Pharmaceutical / Biotech, Technology, Automotive, Engineering, and Healthcare.At-a-Glance: Are you ready to build your career by joining a global financial company? If so, our client is hiring a Scrum Master!What You'll Do:

  • The Scrum Master working closely with their team and the Release Train Engineer (RTE) will be a servant leader and a coach for Agile teams.
  • Their goal will be to educate the teams on Agile principles and best practices, help them maximize their productivity and self-organize to achieve committed Program Increment objectives.
  • Day to day accountabilities will include:
    • Plan and facilitate team ceremonies including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint demo, and retrospectives.
    • Coach and support the Product Owner to effectively manage the backlog and maximize business value.
    • Shield the team from outside distractions and interferences.
    • Help manage risks, raise impediments, and facilitate their resolution.
    • Develop familiarity with the team's objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, in order to effectively coordinate dependencies across multiple teams.
    • Lead team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.
    • Represent the team at the Scrum-of-Scrum (SoS), collaborate with the RTE and other Scrum Masters to ensure execution alignment within the program.
    • Participate in Scrum Master Communities of Practices (CoP) to learn from and share experiences and apply learnings to improve team performance and grow within the role.
    • Collaborate with Financial Management Team to keep Journey / Team info consolidated and updated using Power BI as a tool. What You Bring:
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant work experience
      • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master or in a similar role required.
      • Adept at story writing, estimation, refinement, and other techniques
      • Excellent interpersonal skills to partner and interact with technical and business stakeholders; a "servant leader" mindset.
      • Exceptional communication skills, analytical, problem-solving skills, mentoring and facilitation skills.
      • Highly organized and motivated; a "can do" attitude.
      • Assertive with ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment and be a change agent for the team.
      • Experience using Power BI or similar tools strongly preferred.
      • Scrum Master certification a plus. Position Type: Right to HireGet in Touch: We want to hear from you! If you think you'd be a good match, submit your resume and reach out to Trusha at to learn more.Who We Are:Since 1986, Hired by Matrix, Inc. has improved our candidates' lives with exciting job opportunities that provide outstanding career advancement. Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days, and a 401k option with a company match after one year.Hired by Matrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and proud to be certified as both a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise and a Woman-Owned Small Business.Connect with us on LinkedIn today and learn more about how HbM can change your career: Check out our Career Center:

Keywords: Hired by Matrix, Newark , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, New Jersey

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