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Scrum Master

Posted on Feb 21, 2020 by Forward Air

Atlanta, GA
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Scrum Master

Department:IT - IT

Location:Atlanta, GA

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Company Overview:

Forward Air (NASDAQ: FWRD) is a leading asset-light freight and logistics company, providing less-than-truckload (-LTL-), truckload, intermodal and pool distribution services across the United States and in Canada. We are a highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues in excess of $1B annually. As an industry leader, we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Position: Scrum Master

Job Description:

Forward Air is seeking an experienced Scrum Master Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings. He/she increases his/her team efficiency, motivates the team, spins, argues for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness.

We are searching for a candidate with strong initiative to gather, analyze and document requirements for IT projects. The scrum master is the team role responsible for ensuring the team lives agile values and principles and follows the processes and practices that the team agreed they would use.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:

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Takes on the administrative, coaching and leadership roles that make Scrum development possible
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Facilitate meetings (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective)
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Shielding the team
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Conflict resolutions
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Coaching Agile practices
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Tight grip on Agile Estimating and planning
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Forecasting
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Removing impediments.
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Creating communication channel (team, Product owner, stakeholder)
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Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
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4-year College Degree from an accredited university preferred
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Preference for 3 years- experience as a Scrum Master
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Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
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Strong math, statistical, analytical, database/computer science skills with ability to drive to conclusions
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Ability to work with multiple groups including Accounting/Finance, IT, and Operations
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Ability to work independently, as well as on agile teams
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Strong quantitative skills; strong computer skills with working knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Visio or other graphical flow chart programs
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Working knowledge of agile methodologies and ability to apply daily application of principles preferred

Skills:

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Ideal candidate will possess a -can do- attitude with a -will do- work ethic
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Must be a self-starter that does not require constant direction
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Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of operations/users
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Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment
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General computer skills - Microsoft Office, Outlook, AS400
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Excellent communication and problem solving skills
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Be able to drive/display ownership/proactive behavior
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Efficiently handle multiple IT projects simultaneously
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Able to communicate effectively in English (Oral and Written) across range of cultural differences
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Familiarity with Oracle Cloud Financials software preferred

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Reference: 25592820

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