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Scrum Master This Job was posted over 30 Days Ago on 12-07-2016 Find latest similar jobs Sign up for similar job alert! Job ID : 9539 Company : State of Arkansas Location : little rock, AR Type : Contract Duration : Six+ Months Rate : As per Market Salary : Open Status : Active Openings : 1 Posted : 1 year ago Job Seekers, Please send resumes to or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127 Short Description: This position will be responsible for providing day to day technical team management, Java / Curam development for the Arkansas Workforce Integrated Network System (ARWINS). Complete Description: Local candidate preferred. Responsible for the functional or non functional sprint mgmt and deliverables. Ensures barriers are removed and shields the team from external interferences. Work also includes Services Oriented Architecture framework ("SOA Framework") design, business architecture, integration, quality assurance, testing, training and related project management activities. The ARWINS system is currently being used in production by trained TANF case managers in selected areas. The system is built on an open source stack with the following major software components: * Ruby on Rails * NGINX * Phusion Passenger * PostgreSQL * Sidekiq Identified activities include: -Upgrading the Ruby on Rails Framework, and other major components used in the ARWINS eco-system (Ex: Phusion Passenger, Nginx, and Sidekiq) to a newer stable, and supported version -Providing defect fixes identified in production, and / or user testing Since the ARWINS system will no longer be doing the intake, eligibility and benefits issuance functions, the system needs to be repurposed by decoupling in-built intake and eligibility functions from the functionality, and the system workflow (Ex: Drug Screening, Absent Parent Management, Child Care / OCSE, program unit activation, etc..) Responsibilities in this role include: Directs activities, monitors details, and sets priorities Reviews root cause analysis and implements best practices Leading and coaching the organization in its Agile adoption and promoting delivery of business value Teach and Coach Agile practices and values within the organization Coach employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development Influencing change that increases team performance at a sustainable pace Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization Deep knowledge of Agile (eg Scrum, Kanban, Lean) teachings and capable of helping teams to address dysfunctions that may result from teams misinterpreting, ignoring or rejecting Agile and Lean values and principles Significant experience working with organizational leadership and teams to change and adjust organizational design to promote self-organizing teams within an enterprise environment Significant experience and understanding of challenges with scaling agile teams across organizations, and capable of identifying and addressing dysfunctional patterns caused by external forces that do not understand the values and principles of Agile or the importance of providing teams with an environment for agility Exhibits a deep-passion for continuous learning and seeks to provide knowledge gained throughout the entire organization, beyond the team and line of business, and can facilitate classes, workshops, and Agile sharing events (eg Agile Hangouts) Utilizes broader experiences and adoption patterns, the Lean/Agile Coach helps the organization and (often multiple) Agile Teams adopt and progress in a feasible way Capable of teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt Continuous Delivery practices such as Test-Driven Development, Specification by Example, Story Mapping, and other Lean/Agile Modeling Techniques Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value and teach techniques for effective Product Backlog management Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Government Social Program Management Required 10 Years TANF Required 8 Years Agile Software Development Required 5 Years Java, DB2, Oracle, .Net Development Required 10 Years Curam Required 4 Years Scrum Master Certififed Required


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