200660 - Scrum Master
Industry
IT
Region
MO-Missouri
City
Kansas City
State
MO
Rate
$57.67 to $68.49 DOE
Duration
6 months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scrum Master for a contract opportunity in Kansas City, MO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This role is responsible for helping a team or teams understand and effectively adopt the Evergy Delivery Process Framework to deliver all types and sizes of work. This custom framework is a hybrid of traditional and iterative methodologies. This role will focus on helping teams understand and effectively execute Framework meetings and continuous improvements. Additionally, this role will collaborate with other Scrum Masters and team members across IT including managers and non-managers. Essential Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:•Guiding the team on how to adopt and adapt Evergy Delivery Process Framework values, processes and practices•Guiding the team with self-organization mechanisms and best practices•Guiding the team with gap optimization in the Evergy Delivery Process Framework•Coaching the team to higher levels of process maturity within a sustainable pace of change•As a Servant Leader, removing impediments, guiding the team to remove impediments, or working with the right person(s) or portion of the organization to remove impediments•Facilitating discussion, decision making, conflict resolution, and delivery of committed work goals •Facilitating Evergy Delivery Process Framework meetingsoStandup, Backlog Grooming, Review and Reset (Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, Sprint Planning)•Assisting communication, improving transparency and radiating information•Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style, and leading by example•Delivering team metrics and dashboards to facilitate continuous improvement and transparency to the rest of the organization.Normal office working conditions. Some travel to other locations will be required. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requires at least three years professional experience in a Scrum Master, IT-Business Analyst, IT-Project Manager, or IT-Trainer role for IT-Development teams. Agile certification(s) helpful. • Experience in the Scrum Master (or equivalent) role for information technology teams that was diligently applying Agile values, principles, practices, and theory. • Knowledge and/or experience with Hybrid Development Methodology (traditional, Agile, Lean) techniques: Scrum ceremonies, decomposition of work (Features, User Stories, Tasks), Phase-Gate. • Excellent communication and facilitation skills. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software. • General Business Analysis, Project management, and organizational skills. • Proficiency in cross-function project teaming. • Ability to influence without direct authority.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Business or Information Sciences, or other related fields of study

SHIFT:
Scheduled working hours are typically Monday through Friday position from 8a – 5p, 40 hours per week (some flexibility)

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Taj Johnson
tjohnson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.