Scrum Master

New York, NY 10011

Posted: 03/11/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12394

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a Scrum Master to join our client' s team in New York, NY.

What you will do:

· Drive Agile maturity and Innovation approaches across a Line of Business set of teams

· Coaching teams on the basics of Scrum or Kanban (as needed) in simple terms

· Drive continuous improvements

· Focusing teams to deliver value quickly

· Fostering a motivating culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement

· Coordinating across other Agile teams for dependency management

· Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress against commitments

· Escalating and/or resolving impediments to help your team ship code

· Includes 10% travel mainly to our Richmond co-location

Your experience probably includes a few of these, or if not, you’ re ready to start learning:

· Number of years of experience driving and leading Big Data and AWS Cloud technology projects

· Relevant Agile training and certifications

· Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

· Experience managing projects and/or system integrations that are somewhat complex

· Experience working independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment

Your interests:

· You enjoy being on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule

· You’ re not content simply facilitating but instead you regularly look for ways to roll up your sleeves to help the team meet commitments

· You have a knack for spotting and resolving ambiguity

· You care deeply about those around you and like to use your wit to motivate them

· You enjoy learning new things and mentoring more junior team members

· You look first to try to prevent problems, but eagerly dig in to solve them when they arise

· To you, the spirit of the team is just as important as the product it produces

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor’ s degree, or Military experience

· At least 2 years of professional experience working in Agile teams

Preferred Qualifications:

· Certified Scrum Master

· 2+ years of experience working with Big Data or AWS Cloud Projects

· 4+ years of experience facilitating Agile teams on technology projects

· 2+ years of experience using Jira

· 4+ years of experience managing projects

· 2+ year of experience with Information Technology Data Warehousing projects

· 3+ years’ experience in one or more of the following: SQL, .NET, Java, JavaScript, Python, Pig, Scala, Database Administration or Data Engineering

· 3+ years’ experience in database and data warehouse technologies

· 1+ years’ experience working in cloud services: Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other Cloud services

· 1+ years’ experience Hadoop and associated tools, DevOps

· 1+ years’ experience in Cloud Security

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a Scrum Master to join our client' s team in New York, NY.

What you will do:

· Drive Agile maturity and Innovation approaches across a Line of Business set of teams

· Coaching teams on the basics of Scrum or Kanban (as needed) in simple terms

· Drive continuous improvements

· Focusing teams to deliver value quickly

· Fostering a motivating culture of openness, collaboration, and continuous improvement

· Coordinating across other Agile teams for dependency management

· Leveraging data to measuring & monitoring progress against commitments

· Escalating and/or resolving impediments to help your team ship code

· Includes 10% travel mainly to our Richmond co-location

Your experience probably includes a few of these, or if not, you’ re ready to start learning:

· Number of years of experience driving and leading Big Data and AWS Cloud technology projects

· Relevant Agile training and certifications

· Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

· Experience managing projects and/or system integrations that are somewhat complex

· Experience working independently in a fast paced, unstructured environment

Your interests:

· You enjoy being on cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering solutions on an aggressive schedule

· You’ re not content simply facilitating but instead you regularly look for ways to roll up your sleeves to help the team meet commitments

· You have a knack for spotting and resolving ambiguity

· You care deeply about those around you and like to use your wit to motivate them

· You enjoy learning new things and mentoring more junior team members

· You look first to try to prevent problems, but eagerly dig in to solve them when they arise

· To you, the spirit of the team is just as important as the product it produces

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelor’ s degree, or Military experience

· At least 2 years of professional experience working in Agile teams

Preferred Qualifications:

· Certified Scrum Master

· 2+ years of experience working with Big Data or AWS Cloud Projects

· 4+ years of experience facilitating Agile teams on technology projects

· 2+ years of experience using Jira

· 4+ years of experience managing projects

· 2+ year of experience with Information Technology Data Warehousing projects

· 3+ years’ experience in one or more of the following: SQL, .NET, Java, JavaScript, Python, Pig, Scala, Database Administration or Data Engineering

· 3+ years’ experience in database and data warehouse technologies

· 1+ years’ experience working in cloud services: Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other Cloud services

· 1+ years’ experience Hadoop and associated tools, DevOps

· 1+ years’ experience in Cloud Security

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

 
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