Scrum Master


Newark, New Jersey

19 days ago

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Scrum Master
Newark, New Jersey

19 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Scrum Master
Location: Newark, NJ – Hybrid (2/3 days onsite per week)
Duration: 6 Months (Temp to Perm Hire)

Job description:
As a Lead Scrum Master in client’s Chief Data Office, you will join a team of change agents who are responsible for coaching, teaching and guiding individuals, bringing to bear agile principles, practices and frameworks to solve sophisticated business problems, deploy innovative products, services and experiences to delight our customers! You will partner with product owners, tech leads, designers, data engineers and delivery professionals to hydrate our Enterprise Data Platform.  You will bring excellent problem solving, communication and teamwork skills, strong business insight, an inclusive leadership attitude and a continuous learning focus to all that you do.  

Here is what you can expect on a typical day.

  • Collaborate with product owners in understanding needs and defining feature stories, tech leads in defining technical design and other team members to understand the system end-to-end and deliver robust solutions that bring about business impact. 
  • Bring a strong understanding of relevant and emerging technologies, provide input and coach team members and embed learning and innovation in the day-to-day.  
  • Work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables..
  • Ensures the team(s) lives Agile values and principles and follow the processes and practices that they agreed-upon to deliver the committed solutions.
  • Responsible for promoting and supporting Agile principles by helping everyone understand applied theories, practices, rules, and value.
  • True servant leader who serves the team(s) and larger organization.
  • Supports those outside the aligned team(s) to understand which of their interactions with the team(s) are effective and which aren’t helps everyone change these interactions to improve the value built by the Agile team.
  • Supports all aspects of risk management and impediment resolution.
  • Operate with a high degree of autonomy and accountability.


The Skills & Expertise You Bring  

  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master or Release Train Engineer, or comparable Agile delivery leadership role.
  • Ability to coach others with minimal guidance and effectively leverage diverse ideas, experiences, thoughts, and perspectives to the benefit of the organization.  
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of business concepts, tools and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business.
  • Ability to learn new skills and knowledge on an on-going basis through self-initiative and tackling challenges.
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and collaboration skills.
Advanced experience and/or deep expertise with several of the following:
  • Familiarity and expertise with Safe / Agile principles and frameworks, including story writing and estimation, facilitation, and identification and implementation of continuous improvement (CI).
  • Experience working and proficiency in performing the role of Scrum Master, including on teams charged with highly complex outcomes. 
  • Expertise in facilitation and tracking of Objectives & Key Results (OKRs), prioritization, backlog refinement, and specialty workshops.
  • Proven capabilities in: (i) delivery, (ii) reporting and metrics, (iii) Agile toolchains (Jira, Jira Align, Miro, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Scrum Master certification.
  • Experience in serving as a Scrum Master within the financial services industry on multiple teams.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $61.00/hr.