Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.
Geocent is looking for a Scrum Master to supplement a Software Development team using Agile methodologies. Agile methodologies generally promote a Project Management process that encourages stakeholder involvement, feedback, objective metrics and effective controls. The Scrum Master will facilitate and coordinate some of the activities and personnel involved in the implementation and completion of the project. Experience writing project plans, creating schedules, and working within a Project Management Governance systems is required.
The Scrum Master should know: When to lead and when to follow, When to be directive and when to encourage collaboration and consensus, How to use intrinsic and well as extrinsic motivators to keep people engaged, How to engage people’s idealism and desire for personal development and growth to develop inspiring visions and passion How to empower subordinates and use and develop their ability to self-manage and self-lead How to develop a mind-set for learning throughout the organization
Qualified candidates should have the following skills: Facilitating, organizing, coordinating and monitoring activities and functions of development projects in cooperation with other departments and outside agencies, and contractors Analyzes and prepares written reports on program and project performance using qualitative analyses, and other project techniques Excellent English written and oral communication skills Ability to remove barriers from production teams (i.e., development, infrastructure, documentation) Ability to work in a fast-paced project implementation environment Experience working with IT Projects
Qualifications/Experience (including years and technical experience required):
• 2+ years of related experience
• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with people from all levels
• Strong communication, critical thinking, and problem solving skills are required
• Ability to be highly self-directed when required and work closely within a team
• Scrum and Agile project management methodologies
Generally requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field and/or six or more years of related experience.
Geocent is an equal opportunity employer: EOE/M/F/D/V