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IT SCRUM Master

Primary Location: Amherst, New York
Additional Locations: FL-Tampa, IL-Downers Grove, MI-Lansing, MN-Plymouth, NY-Amherst
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Description:

The Scrum Master will be responsible for developing an agile based SDLC/APLC for a new development organization for a project team consisting of development resources in an implementation of large, complex technology and business oriented project. They


Fundamental Components:
  • Develop agile based SDLC/APLC for new software development organization creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form.
  • Participate and support initial development pilots during the initial phases of the project.
  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meeting
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
  • Support the development managers and project leads as necessary
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the teams to self-organize Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible
  • Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable
  • Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters
  • Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.


Background Experience:
    • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment
  • Excellent team player and team builder
  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master with 3+ years project management and Scrum Master experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in a closely-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Potential Telework Position:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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