Scrum Master

at Robert Half
Published November 8, 2022
Location Houston, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Ref ID: 04130-0012499835

Classification: Scrum Master

Compensation: $95000.00 to $120000.00 yearly

The IT Scrum Master II role is to provide leadership, coaching, mentoring to multiple enterprise application development teams. The ideal candidate will coordinate the work of an Agile development team and oversee the software development lifecycle. Daily responsibilities of this role may include but are not limited to: planning and facilitating Scrum activities, including sprint planning, daily stand up, demos, board reviews, and retrospectives. The Scrum Master will work to identify and resolve impediments that slow development or prevent the team from meeting established goals or milestones.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Function as Scrum Master for multiple enterprise application development teams.

Serve as mentor, coach, teacher and facilitator to develop self-organizing, high-performing teams.

Work to remove impediments and keep the team moving forward without interruption or distraction.

Facilitate Scrum ceremonies—sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-ups, sprint demos, retrospectives and feature planning as applicable.

Work with the Product Owner(s) where necessary to help organize product backlogs, clarify User Stories and Acceptance Criteria, and understand technical implications and dependencies.

Capture business requests and requirements in a product backlog. With Scrum Team, translate business goals and requirements to Epics, Features, and User Stories. Author additional requirements artifacts and project documentation as needed.

Create and maintain Sprint burndowns, key metrics, and dashboard reporting.

Prepare and conduct presentations of project status/progress reports and product demos to various audiences, focusing on appropriate content for the audience.

Achieve an understanding of business process flows and system data flows.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams on new feature functional designs, functional requirements, limitations, and implementations of new initiatives.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business, or related field preferred

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certifications preferred

Experience:

2+ years experience as a ScrumMaster on established Agile Scrum teams

5+ years of professional experience in an application development team

Familiarity with software development tools (Azure DevOps/VSTS, JIRA, etc.)

Experience working in CRM tools (Salesforce, ServiceNow, etc.)

Knowledge of energy and commodities industry, specifically in the areas or trading, retail, and logistics a plus, but not required

Knowledge of SDLC methodology

Agile methodology experience including Scrum

Project management expertise, leading large-scale, complex, high-value projects

Familiarity working in and configuring project management tools (Azure DevOps/VSTS, MS Project, JIRA, etc.)

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