CIRMA Guidewire Scrum Master

Project Management New Haven, Connecticut


Description

Description

Who We Are

Blackcomb Consultants is a trusted Guidewire partner that specializes in providing IT professional services to clients in the property and casualty insurance arena. We have a strong reputation for delivering exceptional Guidewire core system implementations, upgrades, cloud-hosted services, production support, change management consulting, and performance improvement offerings to our clients.

We’re seeking dynamic, creative, passionate professionals to join our quickly growing technology company and bring their talents and expertise to our clients. Why is this work important? Our clients are property and casualty insurance companies that are dedicated to delivering quality customer service and, most importantly, compassionate support during times of need for their customers. 

What You Will Do

Blackcomb Consultants is seeking a Guidewire Scrum Master to collaborate with full delivery  teams to work with client team of SMEs, Tech Leads, Developer to analyze and re-engineer current business process to meet future state of systems.The Guidewire Scrum Master is primarily responsible to conduct the ceremonies that are common in Agile projects. The ceremonies are as follows: 

  • Daily Scrum
  • Scrum of Scrums
  • Sprint Retrospective
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Planning
  • Backlog Grooming 

In addition the Scrum Master will remove blockers which constrict team progress, prepare status reports, and interact with Agile Project Management tools such as Rally or JIRA.  The Scrum Master will proactively manage project schedules, document/manage risks, and resolve project issues. 

 Who You Are

As our Guidewire Scrum Master, you will need to meet the following qualifications to be the right fit for this position:

  • 1 year of Guidewire experience in any capacity.
  • 2-3 years of Project Management experience.
  • 1-2 years of Agile Project Management tools experience such as Rally or JIRA.
  • Ability to present and speak to a large group of people.
  • Action-oriented personality; willingness to resolve problems and remove project impediments.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification.
  • 2 years of Guidewire Scrum Master experience preferably on an initial implementation of one or more Guidewire products.
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) preferred.
  • Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) or Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) certification preferred.

 Location

This position is located in New Haven, Connecticut. If the candidate wishes to work remotely, the role is required to work on site in New Haven the first 4-6 weeks, followed by 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off.

 Blackcomb Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any other classification as required by applicable law.