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North Highland Agile Scrum Master in Atlanta, Georgia

CELEBRATE YOUR PERSONALITY AND TEAM SPIRIT. GROW THROUGH YOUR CHOICES. MAKE YOUR MARK.

North Highland believes in unleashing potential together. It means we challenge thinking and build our clients’ capabilities so they are stronger for the long-term. It means we create and nurture an environment for our colleagues where sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged – it’s expected. And it means we give our skills, time, and passion to uplift our communities. We act, create, and build – not just talk.

Does that sound like you? If so, let’s connect.

Program and Project Management

Join a team that delivers program leadership, PMO and portfolio management, and project management services that address the unique culture and objectives of clients. On our Program and Project Management team, you’ll manage end-to-end scope and schedule, cost, quality and assessment that helps clients achieve their desired goals. We tailor solutions for projects of all sizes and levels of complexity.

Why North Highland? Our employee ownership model enables you to grow through your choices and build the firm. We’ll provide challenging opportunities to learn, and we’ll coach you as you grow personally and professionally. We offer an array of resources and training (both on- and off-the job) to help our people expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and aim for the next level.

At North Highland, you’re not a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle the most complex challenges, but small enough where we can each quickly make our mark for our clients.

We started as three leaders gathered around a kitchen table. Entrepreneurial spirits are welcome here.

Location: Alpharetta, GA (must be able to work onsite M-F)

Duration: 6+ Month Contract

  • Own all responsibilities related to the successful iterative delivery of a solution as a scrum master including scheduling and facilitating agile ceremonies (daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint retro, etc.), supporting Solution Owner with backlog development and grooming and sprint demos, and proactively driving the team’s or teams’ continuous improvement efforts

  • Communicate proactively to stakeholders and leadership team on sprint metrics, status, and risks, be able to escalate up when roadblocks cannot be removed at the team level

  • Serve as agile coach for teams and peers

  • Advocate for agile process with teams, stakeholders and organization

  • Provide regular project status updates (at a project level)

What you will need:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience managing teams using Agile methodologies, SCRUM experience preferred

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience directly leading large-scale projects

  • Expert knowledge of Agile methodologies and frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, etc)

  • Experience participating in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in a large Corporate environment.

  • Good coaching skills to show team how to follow Agile scrum

  • Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development

  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices

  • PI Planning experience.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of project management and Agile tools, such as MS Suite, Visio, Jira, etc. Jira experience is required.

  • Ability to work independently while thriving in a collaborative environment

** Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, now or in the future, for this position.

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North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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