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Agile Practitioner
Schaumburg, Illinois  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on January 23, 2022
Job Id #52584 Posted December 7, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Specialty Fusion Engine is a specialty drug benefit recommendation engine that optimizes benefit and lowers overall cost

Team and Team size:

  •  20
  • 14 engineers, 2 quality engineers, 4 analysts, 1 scrum master (this position)

Top Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP
  • Familiar with SAFe and PI concepts
  • Manages backlogs with assistance from the product owner
  • Resolves conflicts by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect
  • Is a friendly communicative person
  • Expert in estimation and planning
  • Serve as a coach for the team, and manage processes and tools
  • Ability to track and remove impediments
  • Is familiar with using Rally and Aha
  • Ability to manage to achieve the agile metrics thresholds

Skills/attributes Required

  • 3-5 years experience as a scrum master on agile delivery model
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Self starter, motivates team, empathetic

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

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


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