26 days old
2018-04-302018-05-28

Scrum Master

Murrysville, PA 15668
  • Job Code
    617550
  • Payrate
    $55 To $60

We are looking for a Scrum Master in Murrysville, PA


Overview:


- Serve the role of Scrum Master as defined in the Scrum Guide


- Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values


- Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization, and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization


- Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information


Skillsets:


- Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame or retribution with an emphasis on problem solving


- Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.


- Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution


- Guide the team on how to get the most out of self-organization


- Understand sufficient technical architecture to facilitate discussion, communicate decisions and raise impediments


- Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example


- Excellent communication and mentoring skills


- Work as part of a team within the department and across departments to help achieve group, department and overall project goals.


- Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-through on actions and deliverables


Responsibilities:


- Remove impediments for the team with tenacity and urgency


- Facilitate Scrum events and ensure necessary preparation work is completed in advance to create efficient, engaging, and productive events


- Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and maintaining the product backlog


- Resolve team conflicts and coach the team in positive behaviors


- Monitor team activity and progress against sprint goals


- Manage artifacts in development tool


- Lead retrospectives, capture minutes/actions and circulate


- Capture sprint metrics for monitoring team performance


- Attend project update meetings, milestone review meetings, and process improvement meetings


- Coordinate with other Scrum teams and other cross-functional groups


Problem Solving:


- Able to provide solutions using techniques that encourage team ownership and innovation


Required Skills/Experience:


- Certified Scrum Master


- Experience as a Scrum Master for at least 1 years for a software development team that followed Scrum principles, practices, and theory


- 3-5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization


- BS in IT-related field


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


Preferred Skills/Experience:


- Experience as a Scrum Master for at least 3 years for a software development team that was following Scrum principles, practices, and theory


- More than 5 years of professional experience working in a software development organization, serving for some portion as software developer for some portion of this time


- Knowledge of other Agile approaches/techniques: SAFe, XP, Kanban, TDD/BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Agile Games


- Applicable knowledge of C# .NET and Java technologies


- Previous experience in leadership roles

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