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Scrum Master in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Plano, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/7/2018

Job Description

Title: Scrum Master
Job ID: 18-00697 (679665)
Location: Plano, TX
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract
Shift: 1st Shift

Summary:
  • The Scrum Master is the servant leader for the team and must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to.
  • The Scrum Master is accountable for guiding, coaching, teaching and assisting team in Scrum / Agile principles and driving process improvement.
  • The Scrum Master, works with the team to deliver value and coordinates within and outside of the team to facilitate the completion of the team's backlog.

Responsibilities:
  • Assure the team adheres to Scrum and facilitates the scrum ceremonies:
  • Facilitate Daily Scrum / stand up, Story Point Estimation, Sprint Planning, Backlog refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospectives and Sprint Kaizen
  • Work with Product Owner to prioritize Epics, Features and User Stories
  • Capture and report team performance metrics (Velocity)
  • Performs coaching, advocates, protects and solves problems as required.
  • Proactively helps the team identify and resolve impediments and shields team from interruptions during the Sprint

Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge of Agile / Scrum process, language and ceremonies
  • 3-5 years of Agile delivery experience
  • CSM, PSM, or ACP or other Scrum Master agile certification
  • Excellent teaming and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Preferred - 2-5 Years of traditional of traditional/SDLC experience

Prescreen Questions:
  1. Please describe your previous experience as a Scrum Master as it relates to this position.
  2. Do you have a strong knowledge of Agile / Scrum process, language and ceremonies?
  3. Do you have experience with Jira and Confluence? If yes, please give detail.
  4. Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
  5. Do you currently have any family members/spouse working at Toyota?
  6. What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
  7. Please provide the last 5 digits of your SSN (Toyota requires this information in order to create your profile).
  8. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  9. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  10. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  11. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  12. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  13. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.

Bonus Referral Program
If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.

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