Hybrid role

Senior Scrum Master


We are looking for a Senior Scrum Master for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a 9-month contract with the possibility of an extension. ***This is a Hybrid role (on-site Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) *** We are looking for a Senior Scrum Master to help deliver solutions for our Commerce systems. The qualified candidate must be a person who is passionate about helping teams mature in their Agile journey while delivering exceptional value to our customers. The IT team plays an integral role in transforming the usability of technology solutions directly for our customers throughout North America. This group works closely with leadership to identify and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement. You will join a team of Developers, Solutions Architects, and Business Analysts that drive the market’s technology forward using Agile methodology. This team works on our eCommerce solution and the technologies that support this, with a focus on shopping, merchandising, cart, and checkout. You will be partnering with team members located globally on an Agile team.


• Plan and advise scrum implementations that support organizational initiatives that meet customer needs
• Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices that enhance quality, lowers technical debt, and increases product value
• Support the scrum team by removing impediments, negotiating priorities, and shielding them from interference
• Foster an environment of collaboration, transparency, inspection, adaptation, and continuous improvement
• Facilitate stakeholder collaboration and remove barriers between stakeholders and team
• Ensure the goals, scope and product domain are understood by everyone on the team
• Be a driver of Agile transformation
• Facilitate the scrum ceremonies

Education and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong training, mentoring and coaching skills
    • Strong facilitation skills
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Demonstrated experience working with a full-cycle Agile team (Scrum, Kanban)
    • Good knowledge of Lean Software Development, Scrum, Kanban, eXtreme Programming
    • A desire to learn through experimentation
    • Scrum of Scrum and the ability to facilitate cross-team activities.

Preferred Skills:
• Skills in Agile practices for Product Management
• Good business acumen skills to engage business leaders
• Experience in applying a wide variety of well-known patterns and techniques, e.g. TDD, SOLID, CI/CD, INVEST, User Stories, Agile estimation
• Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
• Coaching credential (ICF) – optional.

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000ä as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By Peopleä.

Required Skills:

Scrum Master, Project Management, Agile Methodologies, Communcation Skills, Kanban, eXtreme