Senior Scrum Master - #494893

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Date: 10/14/2021 12:00 PM

City: Plano, Texas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description

Senior Scrum Master

 

The Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring and facilitating Scrum processes for multiple development teams.  Acting as a servant leader and coach, the Scrum Master increases team efficiency, motivates agile teams, removes impediments, and oversees changes that will ensure quality and timely execution to meet business objectives.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Serve as Scrum Master for multiple teams across the organization.

- Facilitate daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint reviews, backlog refinement, sprint reviews/demos, and other meetings as needed.

- Own Scrum team processes and balance the relationship with Product Owners, Project Management and other organizations.

- Build team cohesion through collaboration, effective communication, openness, respect, and transparency.

- Support and collaborate with Product Owners to ensure teams are focused on delivering to defined priorities.

- Influence completion of complex, initiatives spanning new products and technologies, customer applications, and product line extensions with an emphasis on commitment and follow-through within an established time-box.

- Utilize effective information radiators for clear, transparent communication to the organization.

- Coach and develop team members, as needed, on agile and Scrum processes.

- Collaborate throughout the organization, with customers, and stakeholders to identify feedback opportunities for continuous team improvement.

- Lead by example and communicate expectations for consistent adherence to established processes.

- Create a culture of learning and excellence through implementing Scrum practices, Agile methodologies, and technical excellence practices.

- Maintain relevant metrics to aid in the guidance of the Scrum teams towards efficient processes and outcomes.

- Demonstrate proactiveness and a sense of urgency in day-to-day tactical work.

- Additional duties, as assigned. Weekend or evening hours may be required to support releases or customer support.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

- First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) required.

- Technical Project Management background is preferred.

- Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of software product development experience with at least 2-3 years of experience serving in a full-time Scrum Master role for software development teams that were diligently applying Scrum principles and practices.

- Experience serving as a SCRUM Master on teams developing full-stack commercial applications.

- Outstanding skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, coaching and increasing transparency.

- Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles.

- Knowledge of agile frameworks/methods (i.e., Scrum, Kanban) and an understanding of software development life cycle models.

- Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques.

- Strong understanding and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Continuous Deployment, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile games.

- Expert knowledge and proficiency with agile development tools such as Gitlab, Jira, etc. and defect management tools and techniques.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

- The ability to work independently, as part of a team, or multiple teams working towards simultaneous parallel or independent objectives.

- The ability to type at least 50 words per minute.

- Effective written and oral communication skills.

 

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