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Scrum Master I


Location: Denver, Colorado
Job Category: Project Management

  • IDR is looking for a Scrum Master for one of our healthcare clients in Denver, CO. This will be a 6-month contract with potential for extension. If you are looking to work for a well-established healthcare organization, apply today!

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with product managers and development teams to assure requirements are captured and recorded using the appropriate agile methodology, such as Scrum, Kanban
  • Works as a Scrum Master within the teams to effectively fulfill project objectives.
  • Develops a deep knowledge of all aspects of the project, helps define priorities and effectively manages planning, execution, and monitoring to successful conclusion.
    • Facilitates Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Daily Stand-Ups, Product Demos and Sprint Retrospectives
    • Manage and effectively deliver features committed to for the Release Train.
    • Supports Product Owner in developing, maintaining and grooming Product Backlog
    • Removes impediments/blockers in order to keep teams productive
    • Identifies and manages dependencies with other internal or external teams
    • Provides metrics and status to leadership, program manager and project sponsors
    • Support/Collaborate with team members to implement Agile/Scrum best practices Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
    • Diligently prepare and collate project progress/status, issues & risks
    • Meticulously track action items and drive them to closure
    • Development capacity planning and helping in release scheduling
    • Actively manage project risks and issues
    • Initiates, builds, and maintains good relationships with IT and business management to help facilitate effective completion of project work.
    • Prepares project status reports, burndowns, and keeps management, project sponsors and project stakeholders informed of project status and related issues.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in (Engineering, Computer science) or equivalent experience
    • A minimum of 2 year of Scrum Master experience using Agile methodologies
    • Certified Scrum master Certification (CSM or equivalent)
    • Strong technical aptitude and hands on experience working with technical teams
  • High level of comfort with explicitly taking accountability and holding appropriate parties accountable
  • Experience with communication tools such as Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Pages, Jira or similar Agile Portfolio Management Solution
  • Ability to quickly grasp technology concepts and communicate with external teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and an iterative design process.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches such as XP, Kanban, etc.
  • Healthcare industry experience is a plus
  • What’s in It for You?

    • Medical Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Competitive compensation package
    • Experience in the Healthcare Industry
    • Excellent work/life balance
    • Much, much more!

    Why IDR?

    • 20+ Years of Proven Industry Experience in 4 major markets
    • Employee Stock Ownership Program
    • Dedicated Engagement Manager who is committed to you and your success
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

     


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