Scrum Master/Project Manager


General Information
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3 to greater than 15 years
Road Warrior
Job Description

IBM Global Business Services is currently looking for Scrum Master/ Project Manager for their Dallas, TX or Raleigh, NC locations as well as Nationwide.

Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

If you have experience with Microservices, and or Cloud development, Project Management and are a Scrum Master, who would like a challenge we want to speak to you!  You will be working with some of the world's most essential companies across a variety of industries. If you have a curiosity and excitement for new technologies and techniques, thrive in client facing environments, and are you ready to take your career to the next level.  We want to talk to you!  Please apply!

As the Scrum Master/Project Manager, you will:

  • Provide Agile project management for medium sized teams / squads and large numbers of contributors / stakeholders.  The Scrum Master leads Agile ceremonies (e.g., sprint planning, daily scrum calls, retrospectives, etc.), and is responsible for resource assignment, technical guidance, task re-assignment, and sprint progress reporting. The Scrum Master is required to collaborate closely with client product managers, business analysts, and other stakeholders.
  • Coach teams in Agile concepts, principles, practices and behaviors
  • Identify issues, risks, and recommendations of Agile teams and operating models
  • Develop learning plans to elevate teams to higher levels of maturity and effectiveness
  • Support practitioners and projects, identifying areas for improvement, developing improvement plans and working with individuals and teams to implement those improvements
  • Perform the Scrum Master role, including daily stand ups, scrum of scrums, retrospectives, backlog grooming, risk/issue management, etc.
  • Present and support Agile education and training activities as required.
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills. Utilize facilitation skills to engage and include all team members and encourage a collaborative approach to completing tasks.
  • Lead creative problem solving via design thinking and other collaborative problem solving processes.
  • Expertise with the use of Agile project management tools. Ability to assist the team, as needed, to build skills of planning, goal setting, organizing and delivering through collaborative effort.
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen customer relationships.
  • Experience of working with distributed teams and vendors
  • Able to provide suggestions and guidance when assisting the team with working through blockers, risks and opportunities for improvement.
  • Ability to mentor and coach at the individual, team and project level.
  • Collaborate and leverage contacts in the wider Agile community to deliver the best possible outcomes for clients.
  • Job Requirements

    Basic Qualifications:

    • At least 3 years experience in Agile Coach / Iteration Manager / Scrum Master roles.
    • At least 3 years experience in agile software development methodologies, values, principles and practices.
    • At least 3 years experience in coaching, team building and group facilitation.
    • At least 3 years experience in Scrum, SAFE, DevOps, Kanban, Lean and of Systems Thinking.
    • The ability to live in Dallas, Texas, Raleigh, North Carolina and eventually travel 50 to 100% of the time. 
    • Fluent in English

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Certified Scrum Master or SAFe Program Consultant Certification
    • Previous software development experience in Microservices or Cloud platforms.


    Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

    Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy