The person in this role will be a passionate manager with outstanding leadership skills. This person will have worked as a scrum master in the past and thoroughly enjoyed that experience, having led by example rather than by dictate, knowing how to bring out the best in people. Our Scrum Master is not afraid to deal with conflicts and knows when it’s good to say “No” and when to push for more results.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Act as Scrum master for 1-2 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
Facilitate sprint planning, stand-ups, retrospective and sprint demos
Assist the product management team with keeping the backlog groomed
Facilitate the removal of any obstacles that the team itself can’t resolve, working with stakeholders inside and outside Technology
Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
Act as a project manager when necessary. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between our team and third parties or between our team and other scrum teams.
Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence.
Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
Must have 5+ years of project management experience and 2+ years of Scrum Master experience. Certified scrum master/scrum practitioner a plus.
Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
Experience working with globally distributed teams
Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel
Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
Competitive compensation, including base salary, and performance based bonus depending on experience.