Certified SCRUM Master (CSM)

Location: St. Louis, MO
Date Posted: 11-01-2018
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
St. Louis, MO - must be local to the area (no remote work)
W2 Contract
Public Trust Security Clearance - US citizen or Green Card Holder

Required Skills:
• Certified as a ScrumMaster from an accredited institution
• 5+ years of experience as the member of an Agile scrum development team
• At least one project of medium complexity as the ScrumMaster leading an Agile scrum development team
• Able to perform the complete system life cycle using the Agile Scrum Methodology phases from project initiation, analysis and requirements, design, coding, testing and implementation
• Able to create User Stories and define Acceptance Criteria as to when code is “Ready”
• Schedule/facilitate sprint planning meeting(s) prior to the beginning of each sprint
• Ability to break down project schedule/sprint schedule into measurable activities that do not exceed five days in length
• Communicate stories for the upcoming sprint to the backlog owner and stakeholders
• Support the Backlog Owner and Portfolio Manager in updating weekly critical path analysis charts
• Schedule and facilitate daily scrum sessions
• Add or remove stories based on burn-down of the current sprint
• Ability to determine the workload of each member during each sprint so that maximum features are developed as early as possible
• Facilitate retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint/project – ensure highest priority retrospective points are followed up on and closed out
• Monitor team backlog daily and ensure it accurately reflects the current state, including time to be burned and status
• Participate in Release retrospective and cross team retrospectives

Preferred Skills:
• Able to generate test cases and have knowledge of producing a Requirement Traceability Matrix document
• Able to adhere to client development standards and SOX compliance
• Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical
• Proven ability to develop and maintain system documentation
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Additional Provisions
• Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
• If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
• All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status Green Card.
• Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
• Cannot have more than 6 months cumulative outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)
• The enforced dress code is business casual, i.e. collared shirt with slacks for men, no skirts above the knee for women.

Place and Period of Performance
  • Hours of support:  The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday.
  • Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts.
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Candidates must have all required skills/experience to be considered.
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen
  • Candidates need Public Trust Clearance
  • Locations: St. Louis, MO
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