Job Posting – Scrum Master

Job Posting – Scrum Master 2017-09-15T17:23:57+00:00

Scrum Master

Phoenix, AZ

Full Time and Part Time

 

Description:

The Scrum Master will be responsible for one or more Scrum teams. The successful candidate will be considered a subject-matter expert, have excellent logic and problem solving skills and a drive to make a difference. We need an individual that puts the team before themselves. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving our standards of work.

Responsibilities:

Liaison & Communication

  • Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments.
  • Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues.

Development

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.

Application Support

  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs.

Management

  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevents distractions.
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Empower the team to self-organize.

Requirements:

Formal Education & Certification

  • Four-year college diploma or university degree in computer systems design or computer science, and/or 10 years equivalent work experience.
  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years project management experience and 2+ years of Scrum Master experience.
  • Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of the software development life-cycle.
  • Understanding of organization’s development platform and languages.
  • Ability to understand technical issues.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks as delegated.
  • Team-player with the ability to work within a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential.
  • Creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
  • Collaborative in driving decisions.
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.

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