Scrum Master

at Agile
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted August 25, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Scrum Master

Our client is looking for a Scrum Master who will act as a change agent to drive their SaaS solution deployment Agile teams to deliver business value.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Acting as a Scrum Master to lead our Global Data Discovery key initiatives to deliver and meet project objectives and goals
  • Facilitating Iteration Planning/Sprint Planning/Points Planning, Handle Daily Stand-Ups, Sprint Reviews, Backlog Refinement/grooming, Retrospectives, Sprint Presentation/Demos with team, and Product Owner/stakeholders
  • Maintaining Partner Facing ATIs
  • Assisting key business users (product owners/solution architect) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization
  • Identifying and removing impediments to prevent distractions
  • Maintaining agile reporting and publishing agile metrics (e.g. team velocity and burn-down)
  • Collaborating closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to align multiple project plans across collaborating teams in one cohesive view, and act as a liaison between teams to ensure proper communication
  • Promoting and evangelizing Agile across the organization

Here's what our ideal candidate has:

  • 3+ years minimum experience as a Scrum Master to manage Agile projects with Agile software development methodologies, specifically Scrum, Lean or Kanban
  • Experience in leading process improvement and/or change initiatives, especially as it related to software development is a plus
    Excellent presentation and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency with JIRA for Feature, Initiative, User Story, burn down chart management etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint, and SharePoint 2010/SharePoint 2013
  • Scrum Master or other agile certification is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent experience

Benefits: Full health benefits for W-2 employees (Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, etc.)

Keywords: Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira, User Stories, Sprint Planning