Title: Senior Scrum Master Location: Woodcliff Lake, NJ Position Type: Contract to Hire Rate: DOE Job Summary Duties: This is a temp to perm position must be able to convert The Scrum Master is a key role in Agile software development responsible for ensuring that Scrum practices and processes are followed by the team. The Scrum Master serves as the liaison between the Product Owner and the Agile software development team. This role helps the team reach peak productivity,= coaches and mentors resources, resolves impediments that block a team and = help track their progress. The Scrum Master also plays a critical role in the adoption of Scrum and other Agile development practices by the organization. A Scrum Master at KPMG also plays the role of Technical Delivery Manager and has to be hands on with the team in pushing projects forward (Doing whatever it takes This role requires a team member that will not only run Agile/Delivery Lead= projects but spend 20% of the time managing and coaching other Scrum Master Responsibilities and Tasks Must have significant experience ramping up, coaching and mentoring teams t= o peak productivity working in a complex inter dependent software development environment. The successful candidate will be considered a subject-matter expert in Scrum software development methodology, be an effective communicator with strong servant leadership skills, have excellent logic and problem solving skill= s and a drive to make a difference. SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework is a plus) Liaison & Communication Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical (business) departments Communicate with other management, developers, product managers, product relationship and technical support specialists on product issues. Facilitate Software Development Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews,= retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings. Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress. Maintain process documentation. Ensure the development teams are practicing the core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility. Experience with introduction of Agile in a hybride Associated topics: application architect, application developer, architecture, back end, java, lead, matlab, maven, senior, senior software developer
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