Gravity IT Resources

Job Title: Agile Scrum Master 

Location: Huntersville, NC (remote)

Job-Type: contract

Referral bonus: +/- $100/mo

Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly (we are not open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements).

Position Overview:

As a Agile Scrum Master at our client, you will be responsible for managing and delivering high-profile, strategic, cross-functional projects leveraging iterative/agile/hybrid methodologies. In this role, you will successfully influence that strategy execution and realization of the company by managing stakeholder expectations, providing strong project and program guidance and partnering with business leadership to meet project goals. You will collaborate across multiple business functions to manage IT, operational and strategic business deliverables and project outcomes. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partner with business project leads to facilitate, manage and deliver multiple, simultaneous full life cycle projects from start to finish
  • Work with strategic business partners to manage and deliver strategic programs as needed
  • Assist in developing a plan/roadmap by prioritizing key features and deliver value incrementally
  • Develop and manage project plans in partnership with business leads and delivery teams, including deliverables, key milestones, stakeholder matrix, Agile roadmap, dependencies and schedule to meet business objectives
  • Participate in scrum ceremonies; assists the team in removing impediments and coordination with other project teams
  • Participate in leadership and key project stakeholder meetings, team development, and learning opportunities
  • Provide ongoing flow of key reporting and communication to project stakeholders, leadership, steering committees
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the enterprise project portfolio, including taking part in quarterly and annual project portfolio review/planning cycles
  • Identify improvement opportunities and takes the lead in implementing best practices to improve/simplify overall EPMO execution routines
  • Coach, mentor junior/mid-level project managers, scrum masters

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Science or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Servant Leadership qualities
  • Demonstration of managing projects in a high growth environment
  • Examples of moving an organization from Waterfall to Agile
  • Cross functional dependencies with other Agile Teams in the organization/sync meetings and messages
  • Prioritization, reporting of project status (JIRA, Adaptive)
  • Defined/Dedicated team, work breakdown x person and task