***Agency Interview Type: Either Web Cam or In Person Interview***
This PM should have agile scrum master training and/or experience, and BA agile story development experience.
Experience with Microsoft .NET MVC web application development preferred.
Works in the office two days/week.
The DNR needs an Agile Scrum Master to help facilitate the ongoing development of DNR's Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) .Net MVC web application.
The current FTE Scrum Master is beginning work on a large new project but will help with the onboarding of this SM.
The Scrum Master will work with a primary web developer, quality assurance tester, Product Owner, stakeholders and other DNR App Dev team members.
This Scrum Master facilitates communications between team members, the Product Owner and stakeholders; helps to identify and resolve impediments to project progress; helps to document and prioritize agile stories; leads planning, retrospective and daily stand up meetings.
The Scrum Master will be responsible for the following:
Working closely with stakeholders to define Epics, Features, and User Stories required to complete project goals
Helping team to define User Stories with mockups, wireframes, and process maps
Helping team to document acceptance criteria for User Stories
Helping team to test system functionality against acceptance criteria
Facilitating the relative sizing of the project backlog in Story Points
Facilitating sprint planning, daily standups, and sprint review/retrospectives
Providing agile coaching to team members
Resolving team blockers preventing the delivery of sprint commitments
Escalating blockers when outside of the team’s control
Monitoring project tools and extracting sprint metrics and project progress metrics as defined by the program
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Strong background in agile delivery methodologies
Ability to interact with, educate, learn from, and drive business and IT teams.
Ability to work effectively under very broad direction with general supervision
Ability to motivate team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Ability to gather and organize multiple simultaneous complex business process scenarios
Ability to break down complex tasks into actionable work items, sequenced appropriately
Ability to manage scope creep with a focus on delivering a minimum viable product
Excellent organizational, presentation, interpersonal and team building skills
Excellent time management and project planning/strategizing skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations
Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.
SKILLS REQUIREMENTS :
Experience as an agile team member– [REQUIRED 1 YEAR]
Demonstrated ability to learn/understand new business concepts rapidly – [REQUIRED 1 year)
Strong process development skills, w/ the ability to learn and understand concepts in order to interpret, document and formalize procedures. – [REQUIRED 1 YEAR]
Demonstrated experience with working with business users to gather and document user stories and/or requirements. – [REQUIRED 1 YEAR]
Experience with Agile tool sets such as JIRA or Azure Dev Ops. – [REQUIRED 1 YEAR]
Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations. – [REQUIRED 1 YEAR]
business analysis (Required 1 year)
agile scrum methodologies (Required 1 year)
general web development technical skills (Required 1 year)