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Business Analyst / Certified Scrum Master
Baton Rouge, LA

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Our valued client, a local and well-established organization is seeking a Scrum Master/Business Analyst to work on software development and technology-related projects in Baton Rouge, LA. The client is a growing company and looking to expand its team!

Position Highlights

  • Company Culture: you will be interacting with a fantastic team that values its employees and constantly works to provide a positive environment
  • Commitment to Professional Development: company has a strong emphasis on providing opportunities for employees to reach their career goals through on-the-job stretch assignments, training programs, and certifications
  • Excellent Compensation Package: this position provides excellent salary with performance incentives
  • Competitive Benefits: competitive benefits package that includes many options to fit your individual needs

The Scrum Master/Business Analyst is responsible for serving as the Scrum Master and Business Analyst on an Agile software development team.

In this role, you will:

  • Oversee scrum team for key high-priority project for an internal team; manage daily scrum sessions.
  • Identify and mitigate risks; leveraging excellent communication skills who can work with key stakeholders/customers to support planning and delivery of technical IT development Agile projects.
  • Help to define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects.
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members.
  • Support expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and help to implement an effective system of project governance.
  • Coach the teams in their understanding of the delivery process, the agile mindset, and client values
  • Lead the collection, capture, and management of mission user needs from prioritization, concept development, and feature writing to support development and deployment as a Business Analyst.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to create user stories that can be understood and approved by members of the development team.
  • Document Acceptance Criteria in stories in a way that both development team and business stakeholders can understand and agree on the content

What you will need:

  • 5 + years of experience as a business analyst and/or Scrum Master with demonstrated accomplishments to deliver projects and other transformative initiatives 
  • Experience in leading high risk enterprise projects through a complete project life cycle using Agile Scrum is a must for this position
  • Scrum Master certification is a plus
  • 4-year Degree or Equivalent Work Experience

US Citizen and Greencard Holders Only. Sponsorship not available with this position.

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