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Scrum Master
Post Date: 01/07/2021
Close Date: 01/16/2021
Company:
Information Technology Department
Bismarck, ND
701-328-1004

Web Site: (new browser window will open)
http://www.nd.gov/itd/working-itd

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
Job ID: 3017623
Location: Bismarck, ND
Salary Range: From 5543.00 To 9977.00 Monthly
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Closing Date: 1/16/2021
Hiring Range: $5,543-$8,000 monthly
Summary of Work
Do you have a strong passion to change the world? Do you believe that you can make the lives of people
better with technology? NDIT is seeking a candidate that has the same passion to Empower People, Improve
Lives, Inspire Success, and deliver world class technology as a Scrum Master. The successful candidate is
responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum and serving the Scrum Team and the larger organization.
The candidate will ensure that team members understand and follow Scrum theory, practices, standards,
processes and values. The Scrum Master must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills and be
able to perform in a fast-paced, progressive and challenging environment where all team members are
responsible for project success.
Duties and Tasks
•Provide workload direction and guidance to team members
•Lead and coach team members on how to use Agile/Scrum practices
•Ensure team members are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, accountability
and transparency/visibility
•Communicate with all stakeholders, including executive management, architects, developers, product
owners, etc. on product deliverables and issues
•Organize and facilitate daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives, and other
scrum related meetings
•Build and maintain relationships with team members and stakeholders

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications
The Scrum Master will have a broad understanding of Agile/Scrum practices and significant experience with
the following:
•Guiding through Agile/Scrum practices
•Identifying and removing impediments to team success
•Coaching team members on Agile and Scrum
•Providing feedback on project team performance with a special focus on Agile competencies
•Proficient in the use of Agile delivery tools such as Azure DevOps
•Serving as a liaison between technical and non-technical departments
Minimum requirements for the Scrum Master will include:
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or closely related field and three
years of current and progressive experience involving difficult programming, systems/business analysis work,
project management and/or agile experience;
•Or an Associate’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field, and five years of current and
progressive experience involving difficult programming, systems/business analysis work, and/or agile
experience.

Contact Information:
Application Procedures
Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum
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qualifications as posted. Your work history will not be given credit if North Dakota Information Technology
cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications.
All application material must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm and must include the
following documents:
•Resume
North Dakota Information Technology does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally
authorized to work in the United States.
For more information or if you need an accommodation, please contact: Kari Sauer, North Dakota
Information Technology: Email: itdjobs@nd.gov phone: (701) 845-7435,fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-
366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190
Job Announcement Status can be viewed at: >http://www.nd.gov/itd/working-itd
•Learn more about NDIT at: >http://www.nd.gov/itd
•Learn more about Employment Benefits at: >https://www.nd.gov/omb/state-employee/employment-andcompensation/
benefits
•Visit North Dakota State government: >http://www.nd.gov
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with
the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance
with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
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