Scrum Master

Scrum Master

 

Purpose:

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.

 

Resumes to: 
karens@aaisonline.com