Scrum Master

at Intepros Consulting
Published January 3, 2023
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


IntePros is searching for a Scrum Master for our largest financial client in Pittsburgh, PA.

Scrum Master Overview:

  • Create and manage project timelines; manage overall project organization to ensure deliverables are on track
  • Manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams and ensure team is on task and free of blockers
  • Demonstrated experience with agile scrum methodologies and activities
  • Demonstrated ability to wear both scrum master and project management hats with ease and flexibility
  • Able to work with and partner with multiple vendors
  • Update and maintain various open items/question trackers
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Highly organized, provides structure but balances that with flexibility
  • Excellent communication, note taking and follow-up skills; ability to speak to all levels within and outside the organization
  • Displays good judgment in meetings, solid knowledge of corporate culture and appropriate business behavior
  • Ensure risks and issues are monitored throughout the project
  • Help inform decisions with Product Manager and find solutions quickly and with confidence

Scrum Master Required Skills/Experience:

  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, self-awareness, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Experience with: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic about project work and appreciates teamwork and collaboration
  • Remains calm, focused and solutions-oriented during moments of stress
  • Solid knowledge of digital deliverables, capabilities and processes
  • Proficiency across standard project tools-MS Office, JIRA, Confluence