Scrum Master

at Innova Solutions
Published March 14, 2023
Location Alpharetta, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


This is a 12 months+ contract role with one of our direct clients, based in Alpharetta, GA and provides a HYBRID REMOTE option (3 days a week onsite).

Below is the job description:

Looking for an agile project manager/scrum master who is a change agent to drive software development agile teams to deliver business value and enjoys challenges in making process improvement. This position is for an agile project manager in the Infrastructure as a Service department. This role will focus on leading the team over managing the tasks and adapting to change over conforming to plan. You will have the opportunity to work with a leading-edge IT organization with top talent and multiple technologies to address some of the most challenging IT issues facing companies today. Must have the ability to manage competing demands with professionalism and a win-win attitude.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:
• Act as a Scrum Master to leads key initiatives to deliver project objectives for medium to large sized agile projects.
• Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews, retrospectives and demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders.
• Assist key business users (product owners) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization.
• Identify and remove impediments to prevent distractions.
• Maintain and publish agile metrics (e.g. velocity and burn-down).
• Collaborate closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to facilitate release management across teams to coordinate release scheduling.
• Maintain software release schedule and act as a liaison between teams to ensure proper communication.
• Serve as a coach while empowering team self-organization and self-management.
• Cultivate robust and sustainable working relationships between business and technology teams to foster a cross-functional team environment.
• Promote and evangelize Agile across the organization.
• Make recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance effectiveness.
• Adhere to internal SDLC and review processes and standards.