Scrum Master
Miami, Florida

Job ID: 11436
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Temp Project
Job Industry: Information Technology / Telecommunications

Estimated Duration: 6 months with possible extension

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site 100% of the time. No telecommuting or remote work. Occasional shipboard travel may be required (less than 25% of the time).

Description: Our Client, a cruise and vacation company, is hiring a Scrum Master to work in Miami, FL.

Responsibilities:

• Ensure team compliance with agile methodology and Carnival agile framework as well as all necessary artifacts in accordance with Carnival’s Agile methodology, System Design Methodology (SDM) and all external processes and workflows that are dependencies for ensuring timely delivery of software with a high level of quality. Ensure team is meeting sprint goals and release milestones;
• Conduct and facilitate all Scrum ceremonies (daily standups, sprint planning, release plannings, grooming sessions, product reviews, sprint retrospective, etc);
• Own and maintain the ALM tool as it pertains to execution within a sprint. Maintain the ALM team dashboard for all relevant metrics. Responsible for ensuring that the ALM tool is utilized effectively by the scrum team;
• Maintain a clear and consistent channel of communication with Technical Product Manager, Pipeline manager, WebOps team (Interactive Marketing) and Business representatives to ensure timely and effective communication of statuses and any issues that may be impacting teams’ delivery. Point person for communication and escalation back to product owner;
• Track and approve hours worked by team members in portfolio management tool. Track, monitor and manage budget for scrum team;
• Champion for continuous improvement in processes and standards within scrum team. Promote and provide environment for feedback, team communication and innovation;
• Lead and/or support Release Trains and Create all required artifacts for deployments to UAT (user acceptance test) and production environments.  Ensure all entry criteria for UAT and production are met. Communicate and collaborate across other scrum teams to support the Release Trains;
• Coach team on Agile mindset and Scrum methodology.

Requirements:

• 7 to 10 years’ experience in application development / Scrum Master / IT Project Management of which at least 5 years have been in a Scrum Master position;
• Experience with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices;
• Experience with Microsoft project, project management tools, spreadsheets and Visio;
• Experience with ASP.NET and C# concepts ASP.NET MVC.Web form page life cycle, caching, session state, cookie management, view state, POST and GET.JavaScript, jQuery and other emerging client side development technologies;
• Experience in vendor management;
• Experience in demand management;
• Experience in budget and financial analysis;
• Analysis, design, construction and management of high volume web applications inclusive of the following:
  - Basic fundamentals of iterative development;
  - Other development processes and methodologies and leverage other techniques to provide value to the team / enterprise;
  - Basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures;
  - Value of commitments to delivery made by a development team;
  - Incremental delivery and the value of metrics;
  - Backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition;
• Ability to garner respect from his / her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done;
• Ability to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time;
• Less than 25% with shipboard travel likely;
• CSM and PMI-ACP certifications required. CSPO and SAFe are preferred;
• Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field or the equivalent related technical work experience in management of large Agile technology projects or program.

Why Apply?

• Work with one of the largest global vacation and cruise providers and a recognizable brand;
• Be a part of a diverse multicultural team and thrive in a fun and inclusive work environment dedicated to provide memorable and affordable vacations;
• Work with the leader in cutting edge technology and programming;
• Be certain in your future as our Client is a stable and growing company with increasing revenue;
• Receive plenty of coaching and support from the team and current Vitaver consultants;
• Benefit from multiple projects extensions and an opportunity to apply full time after your contract engagement is successfully completed;
• Enjoy the amazing campus with child care and fitness facilities;
• Get extra cash by participating in Vitaver Successful Completion Bonus Program;
• Receive competitive compensation and always get paid in full and on time.

If this job is not for you, earn a $2,100.00 referral bonus in cash by referring a Candidate or a Client to us. Vitaver Referral Program is one of the most generous on the market!

Please feel free to apply directly and contact me with your questions at iris.kobs@vitaver.com

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