Scrum Master

at Fiserv
Published March 1, 2023
Location Berkeley Heights, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


What does a great Scrum Master do? 

An experienced Scrum Master will help transition our business from its existing work practices to infusing a real agile understanding through the adoption of Scrum. As a dedicate Scrum Master you will train, coach, mentor and guide teams and leaders in Agile principles, Agile values, Scrum theory and practices.  You must be a strong educator, motivator, facilitator and coach with excellent listening, communication, collaboration and conflict resolution skills. You will ensure all Scrum events take place (time-boxed, positive, productive) so that the team can deliver high quality software development projects.

What you will do: 

  • Champion Agile Scrum, serving the Scrum Team, Product Owner and Organization in Scrum adoption

  • Lead Agile Scrum workshops for both development and functional teams, as well as product owners and technology leaders

  • Coach teams in self-organization, cross-functionality and creating high-value Increments meeting the Definition of Done

  • Guide for effective Product Goal definition, Product Backlog management, Product & Release Planning

  • Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, ownership and accountability

  • Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organization is at the forefront of industry best practices

What you will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology, or equivalent experience.

  • 5 to 7 years of experience working as a dedicated Scrum Master in an Agile software development environment

  • 5+ years of experience in Scrum, Kanban, and LeSS, Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)

  • Deep knowledge and 5+ years of experience with incorporating Agile metrics into team routines. (Velocity Variance, Burndown/Burnup charts, technical debts, Escaped defects, Blockers, Backlog health, Lead time, Cycle Time, Response Time, and Throughput)

  • Strong knowledge and 5+ years of experience in Engineering Best Practices including TDD (Test Driven Development), BDD (Behavioral driven Development) CI/CD, Customer Centric approach, Code Coverage, In sprint automation

  • Able to flex their skill/experience to coach top down or bottom up within an organization and adapt to various audiences and situations.

  • Highly Organized and Works well in a fast paced, fluid and dynamic environment

What would be great to have:

  • Experience as a Scrum Master at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies

  • Experience working with more than one Scrum Development Team

  • Application Development background

  • Banking and Financial Services experience

  • Scrum Master certification