Consultant - Scrum Master | Houston, TX

About This Role: 

About Pcubed

At Pcubed we foster a culture and environment where our consultants have the chance to contribute to their fullest potential, are provided unsurpassed delivery and development opportunities to learn and grow, feel they can balance work, life, job and family, where thoughts and feelings are respected, and where teamwork and helping each other is the norm, not the exception. In a testament to our culture, more than half of our joiners each year are referred from team members and colleagues.
 
These are just a few of the reasons why Pcubed North America has been selected as one of the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For (TM) for the sixth year in a row - join us and see for yourself. 

Role Synopsis

Scrum Master will work at our client sites and participate in all elements of Agile delivery. This role includes coaching and reinforcement of Agile techniques within delivery teams. Leadership of typical Agile ceremonies to include Sprint Planning, Daily Stand up, Iteration Review and Retrospectives. 

Responsibilities

  • Guiding the team and organization on establishing the Lean-Agile mindset
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and coaching Product Owners when needed, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and leading by example.

Location: 
Houston, TX
Salary: 
Depending on experience and skills
Benefits: 
Pcubed benefits package
PreRequisites: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area of study.
  • A skilled facilitator, with a tracking record of bringing people together to deliver results
  • Proven team building skills – recognized as a servant leader
  • Experience in playing the Scrum Master in a team that was applying Scrum principles, practices, .  (Adjust based on your necessity)
  • 1-3 years of IT Project Management
  • Excellent stakeholder management, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment behaviors.
  • Knowledge of various well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.).
  • Oil & Gas IT/technology experience an advantage
  • SAFe experience an advantage
  • Scrum Master Certification, CSM or other Agile Certification preferred
Applications Accepted Until: 
Saturday, January 26, 2019

How To Apply

If you feel that you meet the criteria we are looking for, then please send us your application for this vacancy by email (above). We will need your up-to-date resume with details of your current remuneration package, some information about you and your background, your career aspirations and anything else you think might help us evaluate your credentials for this position. Please also let us know how best to contact you. Your data will be kept confidentially, and will only be used to assess your suitability for the above career opportunity.

Please note:

Applications made on behalf of potential candidates by agency representatives will not be accepted.