Scrum Master

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Date Posted: Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Pay Rate: Market
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Scrum Master

Job Description:

Scrum Master
San Francisco, CA
Direct Placement

Primary Job Responsibilities

Our client, the world''s largest ticket marketplace, enables fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events. Our client reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovative tools and services. The company''s unique online marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient and highly reliable environment.

We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join our thriving team with responsibilities that include;

Scrum Master for 1-3 Agile Teams
Organize and drive Scrum Ceremonies - Daily Stand up, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Demo
Work with product managers to define requirements and maintain the backlog.
Facilitate Scrum of Scrum sessions across dependent teams
Identify and track key dependencies for the Scrum teams
Interface with the Program Manager to identify program impediments and address including proper escalation to individuals/groups as needed
Ensure a regular cadence of delivery for the program
Provide overall leadership for the teams, influencing & coaching the teams use of Agile
Regular interactions with senior management establishing visibility into the scrum teams
Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
Maintain a close working relationship with the Program Manager and Product Owner

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree
Minimum of 5 years of experience leading projects
Over 3 years experience as a scrum master.
Must be an excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management.
Must be able to nurture self-organizing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring.
Must encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products and processes.
Must be able to resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation.
Must be willing and able to identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution.
Must understand Agile metrics and reporting techniques.
Must work effectively in a dynamic development environment with matrix reporting structure
Must be able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments.
Ability to influence others including those in senior management
Strong written and verbal skills, comfortable presenting to large and small groups
Deep knowledge of and passion for Agile/Scrum
Ability to know when to manage the task versus the team/org

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants’ skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

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