|May 4, 2023
Job Title: Scrum Master
Job Type: Permanent Role
Location: Austin, TX
Work Mode: Hybrid (3:2)
Our client, a fast-growing technology company in Austin, TX, is seeking a Scrum Master to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience with Jira and Confluence, as well as Scrum Master certification.
Act as a Scrum Master for one or more Agile development teams.
Schedule and lead the 4 primary ceremonies of Scrum (Standup, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective and Sprint Demo)
Manage and publish key team metrics. Such as: Sprint Burndown, appropriate release burnups. Story Cycle time. Average Velocity and Planned vs Committed sprint over sprint.
Keep the manager informed proactively and escalate issues early on directly
Clear obstacles and keep the team productive
Organize and publish PI meetings, and enforce team(s) following the SDLC particularly partly sub-phases (estimations/sizing) to Development, and feedback from Beta.
Facilitate Agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
Ensure that the team adheres to Agile principles and processes.
Work closely with Product Owners and stakeholders to define and prioritize product backlog items.
Remove impediments and ensure that the team is able to deliver high-quality products on time.
Monitor and report on team velocity and progress toward sprint and release goals.
Ensure that Jira and Confluence are set up and maintained in a way that supports the Agile development process.
Coach and mentor team members on Agile best practices.
Work collaboratively with other Scrum Masters and Agile coaches to continuously improve the Agile development process.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM, or equivalent) is required.
At least 3 years of experience as a Scrum Master for Agile development teams.
Strong knowledge of Agile principles and processes.
Experience with Jira and Confluence is required.
Excellent communication, facilitation, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work effectively in a hybrid work mode, with a combination of remote and onsite work.
If you believe you are the right candidate for this role, we encourage you to apply with your resume and cover letter.