Scrum Master - job id 34044

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Scrum Master

$95 - Per Hour IC - Self Incorporated or $84 w2

Downtown, NYC - Financial District

How to Apply


George Konetsky


(646) 876-9562


(212) 616-4800 ext-180

A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact George Konetsky. call (646)876-9562 / (212)616-4800 ext.180 or email with the Job Code GK34044 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: SCRUM MASTER, AGILE, CEREMONIES.

Detailed Info:

Long Term Project for an experienced Scrum Master to support multiple projects and initiatives under Investment products - Tech Delivery Management team.

  • The candidate will be interfacing with other platform teams, facilitating business and functional requirements, driving issue analysis and resolution, and helping to promote the overall program strategy.

  • Will be working in close partnership with product and technology teams to deliver these projects.

  • The ideal candidates will demonstrate knowledge and experience in Agile principles, ceremonies like stand ups, metrics, and be able to clearly and effectively track sprint planning, retrospectives and through the squad's dashboard report on team/work progress.

Development/Computing Environment: As the Scrum Master they will also engage with the Agile Coaches to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices. Candidate's role will consist of, but not limited to:

  • Ensuring that business needs are met in a disciplined and consistent manner

  • Investigating issues by, synthesizing analysis and translating the details for presentation to business partners

  • Helping to coordinate the completion of corrective actions to resolve issues

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the team responsible for planning and running technology projects using methodologies such as Agile/Scrum

  • Track blockers and facilitate their remediation. Communicate and escalate as required

  • Manage sprint planning and execution which includes the management of project progress and provide status and visibility

  • Facilitate in release planning and scheduling by providing empirical Scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies, create burn-down charts and creating velocity forecasts

  • Demonstrate leadership and influencing skills in strategic planning, priority setting and alignment of project and work priorities with business strategy.

  • Assist in the planning and facilitation of standard meetings to include backlog preparation, iteration planning, retrospectives, iteration reviews and daily stand-ups

  • Accountable for producing weekly progress report to Project Stakeholders. Consolidate and analyze the status on financials, deliverables, resource planning, milestones, issues, and risks affecting projects.

  • Engage with Agile Coaches to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices.

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 34044