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Scrum Master

Job Category: Technical Program Delivery

Location: New York, NY, United States

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Description

The Scrum Master manages small to large enterprise-level projects that have department or enterprise-level importance, moderate to high risk and risk inter-dependencies, several interrelationships, and moderate to high costs associated with delivery.

  • Organizes and leads the project team through the entire project life cycle.
  • Works with business and technology teams to ensure business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.
  • Conducts project estimate sessions with project stakeholders to drive project estimates and challenges estimates where appropriate to ensure accurate effort estimates by functional areas.
  • Creates and maintains a detailed project plan for all aspects of the project based on delivery methodology and project impacts utilizing standard templates
  • Manages project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget.
  • Creates and manages the artifacts required for governance approval for medium to large-scale projects.
  • Establishes and actively manages all project and key stakeholder expectations and relationships
  • Manages deliverables from all functional teams ensuring they meet the defined timeline and quality based on project guidelines
  • Deploys project management principles and techniques to establish and maintain control of the project.
  • Tailors the use of specific project management techniques to each assignment (e.g. emphasizing risk management, or change management).
  • Reports status to the Program Team / RTE, and escalates changes, issues, risks for resolution as needed.
  • Collaborates with RTE, Program Team, and/or Procurement teams to acquire the resources necessary to produce the project on time and within budget.
  • Achieves project objectives in conformance with Healthfirst project management methodologies and standards.
  • Responsible for supporting all release management activities working in partnership with the RTE and Release Management
  • Practices Servant Leadership to ensure successful delivery across all the scrum / delivery teams
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years working as a Scrum Master
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Experience in managing or working on projects across multiple departments using an SDLC methodology and Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Experience working in a team environment, exercising independent thinking, problem solving and achieving goals and deadlines.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills to frequently interact with all levels of the organization.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree
  • CSM Certified
  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with multiple Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pair Programming, Automated Testing.
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud
  • Experience working with data management teams (e.g. Data Warehouse, MDM, Enterprise Integration or more) in some capacity.



 

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