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Scrum Master
Role/Title: Scrum Master
Location: (Hybrid ) Des Moines, Iowa
Experience: 5 Years

Client: State of Iowa
***Agency Interview Type: Either Web Cam or In Person Interview***

General Description:
  • 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.
Job Description:
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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]
Skills Matrix’:
  • business analysis (Required 1 year)
  • agile scrum methodologies (Required 1 year)
  • general web development technical skills (Required 1 year)
  • leadership and communications (Required 1 year)
Thanks & Regards,
IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 216