Knowledge of patterns and techniques, including Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.
Knowledge and facility with Agile tools, such as JIRA, which are used to capture user stories and track team progress.
Knowledge and developing awareness of applying game-oriented facilitation techniques and tools.
Excellent communication and mentoring skills.
Ability to use and present data to tell a story to the team and leadership.
First level Scrum Master Certification (PSM I, CSM, SAFe Scrum Master)
Experience in a Scrum Master role.
Experience serving on multiple Scrum teams, in a variety of contexts (e.g. team size, organization type, culture, co-located vs. distributed).
Record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
Knowledge of approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, SAFe, LeSS, Crystal, FDD, etc.
Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques, including User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
Experience as a collaborative leader.
location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
Act as a servant leader to coach team members to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver via effective and agreed upon Agile practices. Strive to remove impediments and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement. Help team members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate to meet delivery goals
Experience level: Experienced
Minimum 5 years of experience
Leading Agile Teams
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