Scrum Master

at NOV
Published July 14, 2022
Location Houston, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


This position is for a Scrum Master/Agile Team Coach in the NOV Rig IS department. The ideal candidate will have training, knowledge, and real-world experience in multiple agile frameworks, with extensive experience in Scrum. They will have a proven track record leading Scrum teams through an entire project lifecycle, agile coaching and organizational change.

The candidate will be joining an organization that has practiced in Scrum for 5+ years. It is important that the candidate remain flexible in their agile approach to assist the organization reach its goals, while also focusing on continuous improvement.


  • Coach teams on Scrum and other Agile frameworks

  • Get team(s) to a high performing level

  • Help develop standards and requirements for the agile process

  • Integrate related methodologies within the IS department

  • Provide training to teams, business owners/customers on the agile process

  • Help teams navigate agile tools and software

  • Encourage employee and stakeholder buy-in

  • Practice as a scrum master

Skills Desired

  • Strong understanding of Scrum

  • Experience with SAFe, LeSS, Kanban is a plus

  • Experience as a Scrum master

  • Knowledge of Agile software development

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills

  • Interpersonal skills and patience

  • Strategic planning skills

  • Effective decision-making skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management, or a relevant field

Work experience

  • 6-8 years in Project Management and/or Software Development

  • 6-8  years as Scrum Master

  • Certifications - Certified in one or more of the following:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)


  • PMP preferred