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TEKsystems Scrum Master in Chicago, Illinois

TEKsystems' local financial services client is going through a SAFe transformation & need seasoned SAFe scrum masters to assist in this journey! This will be a long term contract engagement.

Must be able to work W-2, no C2C.

Role: Scrum Master

Location: Downtown Chicago (Remote for now, will require hybrid onsite presence at some point)

Duration: 1 year+ contract

Top Skills:

  • 2-4+ years of Agile Scrum delivery in a pure Scrum Master role

  • Experience in SAFe or Scaled Agile Environment

  • Experience with Jira & Confluence

  • Ideally has experience with multiple distributed teams for onshore/offshore mode

Requirements:

  • Effective communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be comfortable communicating with development teams, Product Owners, Product Management, and Management.

  • Effective facilitation and conflict resolution skills – must be able to facilitate discussion of multiple approaches and drive resolution.

  • Effective influencer, able to work upward and across teams to build rapport and partner with others to solve common problems.

  • High level of personal accountability, as evidenced by their commitment, resilience, ownership, and mindset toward continuous learning.

  • Continual improvement - must be constantly growing ones craft, learning new tools and techniques, and sharing these within and among teams.

  • Assertive – must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, and make the tough calls.

  • Ability to facilitate, understand, and contribute to technical discussions.

  • High motivation and drive to help the program teams excel and deliver based on program timelines.

    About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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