Scrum Master

Immediate opportunity to join our customer, a major Federal Healthcare Insurance provider, in the Reston VA area. We are seeking a seasoned Scrum Master, who is certified and has experience within a Data WareHouse (DWH) environment, providing / facilitate Sprint estimation, Sprint planning meetings to identify product backlog items to be worked in a sprint and to estimate level of effort of development activities. Responsibilities include:

- Lead daily standup meetings, track progress by keeping the sprint backlog up-to-date, and help to remove impediments
- Conduct an end of sprint review meetings where sprint products are demonstrated to stakeholders.
- Conduct Sprint grooming, provide progress reports including but not limited to meta scrum report/burn-up/burn-down charts/User Story Point updates etc.
- Update Product Backlog Items to include new or revised requirements and backlog item
- Foster collaboration and communication between team members on technical issues, on process improvements, and in addressing and escalating project risks and issues.

At this time, we are only seeking candidates that are (1) Local to Reston VA, (2) Willing and able to go onsite and (3) interested in becoming a FTE associate with our customer. Want to learn more? Then you should contact Elite Technical right away for consideration!

Required Skills

- 6+ years as a focused Scrum Master, with a recent Scrum Master or Scrum Coach or Product Owner certification.
- Prior experience running Data Integration/ETL scrum teams with a Data warehouse (DWH) environment. Strong knowledge of data movement, data transformation, data cleansing, etc..
- Proven experience as Scrum Master/Kanba11 practitioner
- Proven experience transforming teams to Agile /Scrum from waterfall or other methodologies.
- Hands on experience on Agile practices, Scrum process, Kanban, etc. as an Agile Coach/Scrum Master
- Proven experience applying Agile approach to data warehousing/ data integration and business intelligence projects
- Good understanding of end to end life cycle of ETL projects
- Basic knowledge of SQL and Data Analysis
- Proven leadership experience in IT delivery, building and sustaining high performing teams.
- Able to provide need-based coaching to team members to be agile and support agile delivery.
- Excellent communication and Partnership skills

Nice to Have
- Understanding of Healthcare business and data domain
- Professional, Academy for Healthcare Management (PAHM-) or Fellow, Academy for Healthcare Management (FAHM) certifications - OPTIONAL

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Reston, VA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, May 29, 2023

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Anticipated Duration

6-12 month T2P

Date Posted

Monday, May 8, 2023

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