Scrum Master

Scrum Master



The scrum master provides support to their teams for the planning and executing of work. The facilitate stand up meetings and assist in removing obstacles to work completion.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Guide technical teams on disciplined Agile/Scrum practices Guide the team on self-organization to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of a team and coach teams to higher levels of maturity
  • Build a collaborative environment where problems are identified quickly, addressed, and resolved
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution of issues that arise
  • Support and educate the project leads, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example


Required Skills / Experience:

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Experience as the Scrum Master for at least 3 years for a software and/or technical development team that was diligently applying agile principles, practices, and theory to medium to large application development
  • Must be proficient in backlog tracking, team metrics, and story definition.
  • Must understand the fundamentals of software development, quality assurance and production support of mission critical systems
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and transparency 
  • Must understand Agile principles and prioritize business objectives well enough to know what principles to stress at certain times of project and product lifecycle.
  • Must understand project risks and drive tough decisions as early as possible in project and product lifecycle.
  • Must be energetic and able to work as needed to achieve project deadlines.


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