Emtec, Inc.

  • Senior Scrum Master

    Job Location US-DE-Wilmington
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  • Company Overview

    Emtec is a Global consulting company that provides technology-empowered business solutions for world-class organizations. Our Global Workforce of over 700 consultants provide best in class services to our clients within the Healthcare & Life Sciences, Utilities, Business Services, Banking, Insurance & Financial Services, Education and Manufacturing sectors. Our clients span the emerging, mid-market and enterprise space. With multiple offices worldwide, we are uniquely positioned to deliver solutions to our clients leveraging Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft and Infor with a focus on Mobility, Cloud and Analytics. Emtec’s singular mission is to create “Clients for Life” - long-term relationships that deliver rapid, meaningful, and lasting business value.


    At Emtec, we have a unique blend of Corporate and Entrepreneurial cultures. This is where you would have an opportunity to drive business value for clients while you innovate and continue to grow and have fun while doing it. You would work with team members who are vibrant, smart and passionate and they bring their passion to all that they do – whether it’s learning, giving back to our communities or always going the extra mile for our client.

    Position Description

    Experienced leader to collaborate and own the delivery of business driven requests for a specific technology platform. Focus on company-wide platform strategies, solutions, and new business functionality to enhance and promote the execution of delivery. A hands-on self-starter with a combination of an understanding of technology and strong communication skills. 

    Key specific accountabilities. 

    • Facilitating (not participating in) the daily stand-up
    • Helping the team maintain burn down
    • Setting up sprint ceremonies (planning, retrospective, demo) and facilitating when required 
    • Shielding the team from interruptions during the sprint
    • Removing obstacles that prevent the team progress 
    • Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and product owner 
    • Coaching the team in Agile practices and principles 

    Stakeholder management and leadership:

    • Working very closely, on a daily basis with the development team, Product Owner, BSA, and Team / Tech lead to ensure successful delivery of sprint commitments 
    • Reporting team / sprint progress to senior leadership as requested 
    • Collaborating with other Scrum Masters outside of the group to develop consistent best practices through COP forums 
    • Strong leadership skills with experience in conflict resolution 
    • Excellent facilitation and communication skills 
    • Ability to engage and motivate team to work towards a shared purpose in the best interests of the organization 
    • Skills to influence continual improvement, situational awareness, team empowerment and to instill transparency into the team 
    • Excellent Strategic thinking and execution 

    Decision making and problem solving:

    • Strong experience with solving complex problems and conflicts using techniques suitable for the situation 
    • Ability to serve and lead the team at the same time (servant leadership) 
    • Ability to guide the team in the decision making process

    Must Have Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent and relevant work experience. 
    • 2 years’ experience as a Scrum Master working with at least one high performing team
    • 3 years’ experience as a Scrum Master working with multiple Agile teams 
    • Excellent debugging skills in Devops environment; coordinate across the teams
    • Comfortable in understanding Infrastructure concepts and environments 
    • Strong understanding of Unix/Linux based environment
    • Strong understanding of Cloud based environments and concepts like AWS, Openstack, OpenShift, Docker Containers and CI/CD toolsets
    • Depth of understanding Agile concepts 
    • Complete understanding of SDLC and CI/CD pipeline delivery 

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience facilitating agile ceremonies such as, Stand up, Planning, Demo, Retrospective, Grooming, and the best practices associated with them. 
    • Clear understanding of Agile practices and principles 
    • Clear understanding of Agile team roles and responsibilities 
    • Experience working in different areas of banking technology (website, Mobile, Desktop, IVR, etc…) 
    • Experience and understanding of Devops concepts 
    • Agile coaching experience 
    • Basic understanding of LDAP or Active Directory concepts 
    • Ability to chase service and request tickets aggressively to completion to meet tight project deadlines as required 
    • Cloud and infrastructure concepts like (AWS, Openstack, Azure) 
    • Working knowledge of Scrum tools – Rally

    Professional Skills:

    • Solid written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
    • Strong team and individual player
    • Maintains composure during all types of situations and is collaborative by nature
    • High standards of professionalism, consistently producing high quality results
    • Self-sufficient, independent requiring very little supervision or intervention
    • Demonstrate flexibility and openness to bring creative solutions to address issues

     Emtec is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Applicants for employment in the US must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship now or in the future by the employer for a visa


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