Randstad Scrum Master- Bloomfield, CT in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Scrum Master- Bloomfield, CT

job details:

  • location:Bloomfield, CT

  • salary:$48 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, December 7, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:659960

job description

Scrum Master- Bloomfield, CT

job summary:

The Scrum Master is respolible for:

  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values

  • Ability to work with at least two teams as Scrum Master

  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog

  • Assess and coach the team to higher levels of Agile maturity, at a sustainable and comfortable pace for the team and organization

  • Remove impediments or guide the team on how to remove them

  • Coach teams on how to self-organize, and fill in gaps in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

  • Facilitate the Agile ceremonies necessary to help the team succeed

  • Help a team account for items committed; make sure no items are neglected or not accounted for

  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example

  • Expect to also be a team contributor in some aspect

location: Bloomfield, Connecticut

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Passionate about technology, and is always looking to further their personal knowledge and expertise

  • Comfortable executing against tasks that are occasionally ambiguous, but works independently to seek out needed information

  • Is not the type to wait for others to tell them "what to do next", but who proactively looks to fill their work queue

  • Enjoys working in a team of high performers, who hold each other accountable to perform to their very best

  • Does not shy away from opportunities for 'constructive confrontation' and both provide and take feedback with team members

  • Works well as an internal and external team representative


Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related discipline and at least six, typically eight or more years related experience as a project team member of which at least two year have been in a leadership position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to work with a number of strong personalities on behalf of your team

  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with the Agile Scrum framework

  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments

  • Able to demonstrate that you worked with at least one team and increased its effectiveness

  • Able to network across a large organization to facilitate team needs

  • Strong leadership, time management, and conflict resolution skills

  • Experience promoting Agile engineering practices such as pair programming, continuous delivery, TDD, etc.

  • A four year college degree or work equivalent

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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