Scrum Master IV in Detroit, Michigan
Posted 04/05/22

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.


  • Top 25 U.S. digital financial services company committed to developing award-winning technology and services.
  • Named one of the top three fastest-growing banking brands in the U.S. in 2020.
  • Offers a full suite of products including mortgage lending, personal lending, and a variety of deposit and other banking products (savings, money-market, and checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and individual retirement accounts (IRAs)), self-directed and investment-advisory services, and capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered.



  • Fast paced, highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Ability to drive change within the organization with a focus on advancement in technology and programs
  • Top-notch leadership committed to developing people


Principal Expectations:

  • Facilitates the sizing of stories during the planning sprint, backlog grooming, or sprint planning sessions for the team
  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, product owners, project sponsors, vendors, and key clients
  • Facilitates Agile ceremonies for 1-2 teams
  • Uses historical velocity and planned velocity to assist team with commitments
  • Works with the project sponsor and product owner to determine staffing requirements
  • Assist with identifying which resources need to be procured outside the organization
  • Involves team in identifying and removing impediments and known risks through analysis and prioritization
  • Maintains risk register and escalates where needed o Utilizes standardized tools and techniques for estimating costs associated with a project including physical, financial, and human capital costs
  • Continuously monitors the actual cost of a project versus the budget
  • Reviews expenditures and evaluates factors that may potentially cause cost changes
  • Conducts in-depth root cause analysis of project budget discrepancies
  • Effectively utilizes progress indicators such as burn-down and burn-up charts
  • Utilizes the team definition of done to guide the team during their sprint commitments
  • Uses collaborative engagement techniques
  • Fosters self-accountability
  • Escalates where needed
  • Ensures scope, goals, milestones, budget, risk, status, change requests and critical issues are effectively communicated to the client and project team
  • Looks for opportunities to teach and mentor the team
  • Guides the team by providing meaningful feedback
  • Participates in setting best practices
  • Effectively facilitates retrospectives to pull actionable changes for the team
  • Conducts formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction
  • Tracks and measures client satisfaction levels and make and implement recommendations
  • Generates appropriate communication, process and educational plans for mitigating the disruption of change while facilitating identification and removal of obstacles to change.

Mandatory Skills:

  • 5+ years of Scrum Master experience
  • Familiar with IT infrastructure
  • Proven track record of successful projects from initiation to completion
  • Experience with successful project delivery
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall frameworks


  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 04/05/22
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