*Client : UHG*

*Rate : 52/hour C2C*


*Interview : Phone then Skype*

*Job Description:*

The Scrum Master will be responsible for leading the agile transformation
at the team level and for the successful execution of one or more teams to
support the delivery of strategic technology products. They will provide
leadership, direction, and coaching to the team(s) to encourage adoption of
agile principles and practices, avoiding anti-patterns, and will empower
the team to become self-directed and self-managing.

The Scrum Master will facilitate execution without coercion, assigning, or
dictating work and will remove impediments, or assist the team in doing so,
to allow the team to achieve their sprint and/or PI objectives. They will
work to establish a trusting and safe team environment where problems can
be addressed without blame or judgment with a focus on problem solving, and
will foster a "learn by doing" environment. They act as a servant leader,
lead by example, and always protect the team.

*Scrum Master Competencies *

• Assertive: Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are
adopted at the team level. Ability to recognize when team is making
decisions that impact overall release train direction and escalate as

• Attitude of empowerment: Must be able to lead team(s) to

• Attitude of transparency: Must desire to bring disclosure and
transparency to both business and IT and grow to grow trust amongst

• Collaborative: Ability to partner with others to achieve goals at various
levels throughout the organization and lead others to do so by example

• Communicative and social: Must be able to communicate well with scrum
team members and release train leadership

• Conflict resolution: Must be able to facilitate discussion at the team
level and facilitate alternatives or different approaches

• Continual improvement: Must continually be growing ones craft learning
new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team

• Enthusiastic: Must be impassioned and high-energy

• Facilitative: Must be able to lead by example and demonstrate value-add
principles to scrum team(s)

• Flexible: Ability to shift to the role or tasks needed for each
situational transformation. Ability to “get the job done” regardless of
role definition.

• Quick learner: Must be able to quickly gain a high level understanding of
the technical and business domains of the scrum teams

• Servant Leader: Must be able to garner respect from the team and be
willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done

• Situational Awareness: Must be the first to notice differences and issues
as they arise and elevate them to management

• Team-oriented: Must be a team player who protects the scrum team

*Key Responsibilities: *

1. Act as a Scrum Master for one or more Agile teams within a Release
Train/Value Stream

2. Establish team level cadence and drive team level ceremonies (e.g.
sprint planning, team retrospectives, backlog grooming, etc.) in alignment
with Program level cadences established

3. Provide leadership, direction, and coaching to the team to encourage
adoption of good agile practices

4. Be a change agent and foster a “learn by doing” environment

5. Encourage and facilitate cross-team coordination and collaboration

6. Remove impediments for the team(s) and escalate as appropriate

7. Facilitate management of the scrum team’s dependencies between the
program team and third parties, release managers, or other scrum teams

8. Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution

9. Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on team-level
progress and quality

10. Actively contribute to the company’s Agile and Lean Community through
participation in the internal Agile Community of Practice and Scrum Master

11. Provide real time feedback to the methodology team based on experiences
with software delivery teams

12. Track and manage project execution in accordance with company's
solution delivery and financial management practices

*Required: *

• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

• 5+ years of IT experience

• 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach

• 1+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum
interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)

• 1+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team

• Experience acting as a Scrum Master for multiple distributed scrum teams

• Experience leading agile/scrum adoption at the team level

• Agile / Scrum Industry Certification(s)


Umang Agarwal

*Sr.Technical Recruiter*

*SriMatrix Inc*

1255 West 15th Street, Suite 815

Plano, TX 75075

*A Certified Minority & Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)*

Ph No: 732-902-0873

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