(2) scrum master/project managers.

Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Employment Type: Direct Hire Area of Specialty: AGILE Job Number: 7271
My client   needs two scrum master/project managers.

They should be very data savvy and business-aware (vs strictly process oriented and wouldn’ t be able to ask a question about business need).

Experience in martech, and/or  data products (BI warehouse, customer data platform, MDM, etc). is needed

As for the scrum masters, one would help us with our data and analytics products, such as a data lake and our customer data platform, called AgilOne.

The other will be helping with the SalesForce Marketing Cloud, previously known as ExactTarget.

Retail industry experience not that important, but martech experience is.
·        1. Scrum master is responsible to facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and  retrospective meetings.

·        2. Possesses conflict resolution, does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect.

·        3. Should be a friendly communicative person, because when team is moving fast in Agile, communication is the effective force which holds the team together.

·        4. Needs to forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration, which is based on evidence and reliable source.

·        5. Needs to be expert in estimation and planning. He knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.

·        6. Should be a good coach in Agile practices. S/he can coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

·        7.Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.

·        8. Ability to shield his team from outside distractions and interference' s.

·        9. Ability to ensure the correct use of scrum process.

·        10. Ability to track and remove impediments.
·        Facilitate his team for better creativity and tries to improve the efficiency of the development team.

·        Create progress report decks for communicating to stakeholders and execs

·        Test tracking and coordination

·        Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology.

·        Responsible to remove the impediments for the scrum team.

·        Arranged daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process.

·        Helps product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint.

·        Responsible to Conduct retrospective meetings.

·        Organizes and facilitates the sprint planning meeting.

·        Acts as safeguard for his team.
Technical Skills:
·        Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like  Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.

·        Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.

·        Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.

·        Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like:  Kanban, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc.

·        Knowledge about other methodologies other than Agile-Scrum, so that he can explain other methodologies to motivate his team.

·        Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand his team needs.

·        He should have knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.

·        Ability to take and understand his commitment to deliver the product on time.

·        Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.

·        Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.

·        Familiar with common development practices, Service oriented environments, and Agile practices.


Sue McLean
Recruiting Director, Project / Program Management & Business

Sue started working with The Connors Group in 2010, enthusiastically bringing expertise to an organization that shares her values of professional integrity and quality relationships. Sue focuses on recruiting Project / Program Management professionals for Business Transformation initiatives.  She believes that clients value a good reputation, transparency in the process of working with candidates, and depth of insight to provide expedient solutions. On the talent side, Sue knows that candidates value access to opportunity, knowledge in review of their background, and the time we take to build rapport.

Sue strives to continue as thought leader/adviser for companies who want to grow their team with project managers; and be perceived as as a source for industry trends and market intelligence. She enjoys networking in the field and working with different professional groups within the Project Management domain. As a sociology major, she has always enjoyed the “people side of IT;” connecting the companies we work with and the people we network with. She also enjoys game shows, board games, volunteering, and travel – ask her about her time on $1,000 Pyramid!

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