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CVS Health IT Scrum Master in Hartford, Connecticut

Job Description

Develop Agile-based SDLC/APLC for new software development organization. Participate in and support development pilots during the initial phases of the project. Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings. Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress. Maintain process documentation. Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility. Update Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs. Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practices. Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information. Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition. Identify and remove impediments, and prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal. Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution. Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that creates a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters. Adapt project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of SAFe/Lean/Agile (Scrum, XP, Kanban) methodology within enterprise-level applied experience within enterprise-level application development projects- 2+ years experience performing Agile estimating, forecasting and/or planning

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of software development experience- Experience facilitating Scrum ceremonies including program increment (PI), product and iteration backlog grooming, iteration planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, iterations, system demos, and problem-solving session- Experience utilizing Agile practices including behavior driven development, test driven development, continuous integration/deployment, DevSecOps, and code and design reviews.- Responsible to manage and monitor the project/program allocations to the Scrum team(s) managed.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.