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Scrum Master
Minneapolis, Missouri  |  Remote, Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 27, 2021
Job Id #50805 Posted September 22, 2021

Description:
  • Part of an Agile team to deliver high value software solutions that contribute to the success of technology initiatives.
  • The individual will facilitate and coordinate all of the agile ceremonies and oversee the building of the Agile team’s backlog."

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Three or more years of experience in Agile technology delivery
  • Five or more years of experience in Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) teams
  • Three or more years of experience as a Scrum Master

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Strong knowledge of Agile values, principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification a plus
  • Experience as a Scrum Master managing multiple teams simultaneously
  • Knowledge of scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, and other Agile frameworks
  • Comfort with agile tools such as JIRA, Confluence, MURAL
  • Experience with distributed teams, in multiple time zones
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and communicate effectively with non-technical team members, resolving contending or contradictory objectives, and unifying disparate ideas into a homogenized solution
  • Possess the ability to influence others, implement change, and standardize processes in a complex business environment
  • A passion for mentoring and growing the potential of others
  • Great teammate - should be ready to go beyond to help the immediate team and not shy away from asking for help if needed.
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and bring new ideas to the table
  • Demonstrated growth mindset
  • Positive attitude and ability to inspire the team toward continuous improvement
  • Experience with outcomes-based planning and delivery (i.e., OKR)
  • Ability to partner with Product, Tech, UX and Data disciplines
  • Experience with Design Sprints and/or Product Discovery tactics
  • Direct experience with big room planning and cross-team coordination
  • Understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • Experience successfully delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work in ambiguity and iterate to a solution – can estimate and solve basic business problems without explicit direction
  • Creative, flexible, and willing to continuously change, evolve, and improve software development processes
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and direction
  • Demonstrated program-level collaboration and system architecture understanding
  • Strong communication, collaboration, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting and time management skills
  • Experience in business analysis, product management or product development

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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