Associate Scrum Master

Full Time
Business Management & Administration

Job Description

• The Scrum Master is the servant leader of the Agile Team, tasked with facilitating the flow of work through the team and addressing externalities and impediments to work the team faces
• Work with the leadership to focus the team's work effort, address risks/areas of concerns, provide feedback, and support the team as a whole
• Facilitate and maintain consistent and beneficial Agile Process methodologies within a software development team by conducting daily standups, iteration retrospective, iteration planning, user story refinement, iteration review ceremonies, etc
• Build a reporting strategy that enhances collaboration and gives leadership a view of Agile Team progress
• Work with Product Owners and Stakeholders to identify and clarify priority of project-related needs
• Helps determine and maintain overall team velocity and capacity, and support Agile Team
• Facilitates the Agile Team's progress toward the team goals, eliminates impediments, and proactively escalates issues or risks related to RTEs, and / or Management to address or mitigate such issues
• Able to work with multiple teams in a Scrum Master role and is focused on the successful processes and outcomes related to those teams
• Supports the creation and adherence to the Agile Team's rules
• Productive member of the ScrumMaster Community of Practice team to help define, standardize and set consistent processes throughout the engineering organization
• Works with the Product Owner to ensure that the team's backlog is properly refined and actionable
• Able to coordinate cross-team efforts and deliveries through collaboration, coordination, and support of the activities of disparate teams supporting the overall successful delivery of product features

• Bachelor's Degree in IT or related field, preferred
• 4 years of Agile experience
• 1-2 years of experience as a Scrum Master for software development teams
• Experience instilling Agile values and making teams productive at any level of maturity
• Agile coaching experience with Agile methodologies such as SAFe
• Strong analytical skills – able to analyze and document project issues, decision logs, action items and risk associated with the project.
• Strong Communication skills
• Experience working in a Matrixed Organization
• Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of products including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Additional Details

Experience: 2-5 years