IT Scrum Master w/Healthcare

1099, Contract, Corp-Corp, W2
Minneapolis, MN
Posted 9 months ago

IT Scrum Master

6+ Months

Minneapolis, MN (Initial Remote)

Local candidates or Nearby state candidates are strongly preferred. Need to travel as per client requirement.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

Product Team Management (30%):

•           Assist with short term tactical planning, organizing and execution

•           Assist with financial forecasting

•           Ability to coach and mentor more junior IT Scrum Masters

•           Determine gaps and needs within the team and advocate for support to leadership as necessary

•           Inform and create trusted partnerships with business stakeholders

•           Plan and partner with other IT teams for shared delivery

Agile Team Leadership and Feature Delivery (50%):

Responsible for key Agile deliverables:

Project planning/release planning

Sprint planning, kickoffs, demos and retrospectives

Backlog grooming in coordination with Product Owner

Daily standups and KANBAN

Weekly sprint summary reports

Responsible for all product deliverables

Mature and continuously improve product team

Produce high quality products, increase productivity, reduce time-to-market, stakeholder satisfaction, more engaged employees

Team building and servant-leadership of teams

Communicate the status and key metrics for all issues and product deliverables with all levels of management

Research and make recommendations regarding technologies when necessary

Support and promote the work of the team

Agile Leader (25%):

Drive and promote agile principles, values and practices

Responsible for the development of high-performing product Team

Evangelize Agile Principles and Values to team

Coach and provide servant leadership for team’s success and self-organization

Develop and prepare team for cross-performance by reinforcing paired programming and role-sharing

Help to grow the agile practice broadly across Medica

Developing team’s understanding of “definition of done”

Educating the business stakeholders on Scrum principles

Application Management (10%):

Maintain knowledge of system environments, processes, applications and integrations

Learn and support key vendor partnerships

Maintain an understanding of IT related technologies and solutions

Maintain Industry knowledge – process, people and nuances of the business

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Major: Business, Healthcare Administration, Information Systems or equivalent work

Years of experience required: 5 years

Preferred Experience:

Strong leadership skills

Effective meeting facilitation

Experience leading IT project delivery with experience and knowledge of IT infrastructure, resource management, database design, and other systems support and development.

Strong understanding of Agile principles and methodologies (Scrum/Lean/Kanban). Strong understanding of Scrum tools and concepts (Release Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Burndown, Velocity, User Stories, Complexity, Estimating, Story Boarding/Mapping, Definition of Done, etc.)

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Technology

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