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Scrum Lead
Date Posted:  12/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #4621
Employment Type: Contract
Location: Englewood CliffsNew Jersey
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We are hiring for a Scrum Lead for a cutting edge media entertainment company. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.


  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team, organization, and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Serve as Coach and Mentor within the organization to facilitate adoption & maturity
  • Work between the product manager and internal & external teams, guiding the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Working with product managers to generate new, improved, or unique solutions and embrace new ideas to sustain and/or expand our organization, focusing on continuous improvement as well as new innovations, including deliverables and release deadlines
  • Facilitating scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings to facilitate teams to increase creativity while improving efficiency
  • Achieving specific milestones through accurate forecasting and providing deliverables in an iteration while tracking and removing any impediments
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution, while guiding the team on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Coaching software engineers on engineering best practices and non-functional features
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Ensuring that a Scrum team lives by the practices and rules of Scrum and its value
  • Define key quantitative and qualitative SCRUM/KPI’s


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Development, IT/IS Management, Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 5-year experience in a role demonstrating strong technical, quantitative, and analytical skills
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Scrum Lead or part of a high-performing Scrum/Kanban Team
  • Expertise in the SDLC process, with a focus on scoping, iteration planning, user story and acceptance criteria writing, rollout management
  • Experience with Jira preferred