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About TSR:

TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

Mission & Vision

We do not believe in building a vision around the company but building a company around our vision, which is simply;

Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Scrum Master

Job Description

  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #72984

Our client, a leading financial services company is hiring for a Scrum Master on a long term contract basis.

Work Location:

Alpharetta, GA 

Summary:

The ideal scrum master has experience leading multiple squads/teams for various complex initiatives. They are equipped to provide front-to-back technology solutions in a fast paced, dynamic environment with multiple cross-functional teams and external dependencies. They partner with business and technology groups to understand the functional needs and support the team in delivering valuable products following the agile framework

Responsibilities:
• The Scrum Master promotes and supports the agile process within and outside the squad
• Provides visibility into delivery targets, commitments and progress integrating Agile & Lean principles
• Proactively identifies impediments and appropriately resolves using agile methods, relationship management and influential skills
• Coaches PO and team to adopt agile methodologies to simplify project delivery
• Uses team feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity and improvement
• Partners with stakeholders and team to lead and help execute project from inception to client delivery
• Cross squad and fleet dependency management
• Ability to work across different time zones and find innovative ways to maximize communication and efficiency across team members that are not co-located

Projects:
• Projects in support of or directly related to client merger
• Institutional Wealth Mgt projects in the digital technology space

Mandatory Qualifications:
• Good understanding of software development lifecycle, waterfall and agile development principles
• Minimum 5 years of experience working in a financial institution, technology firm or project management department of a mid to large size corporation
• Background and knowledge of banking and/or digital products
• Extraordinary judgment and composure in high-pressure situations
• Ability to see the big picture and provide clarity in ambiguous situations to achieve efficiency and productivity at an individual team and project level
• Excellent communication skills.
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Proficient in Microsoft tools: Excel, Visio, MS Projects, PowerPoint
• Experience with JIRA or other agile projects
• Experience with Mobile App teams (native or hybrid) preferred but not mandatory

Required Skills/Competencies:

• Influence and leadership skills- ability to drive results and take command in a meeting or mediate in contentious situations; ability to foster an environment that is promotes teamwork
• Analytical and detail oriented- makes an effort to and is capable of understanding the subject matter and situations pertaining to each project, process, issue, etc
• Enthusiasm and curiosity- shows enthusiasm and drive to learn and ask questions both indirectly and directly related to the project
• Strategic thinker- Ability to see things big picture and not just focus on the day-to-day tasks
• Innovative- Has shown ways that he/she has gone beyond status quo to find innovative solutions to solve problems or to improve processes

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