Scrum Master

at Robert Half
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted September 16, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Ref ID: 00900-0011975823

Classification: Scrum Master

Compensation: $59.38 to $68.75 hourly

Robert Half is hiring a a Scrum Master for a long term project that can be performed completely remotely. This is a high profile position within a Fortune 500 financial institution.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitate team organization and agile ceremonies, such as sprint planning, daily standups, reviews/demos, and retrospectives
  • Assist with release planning and communication
  • Facilitate continuous improvement and the development of a learning culture on teams
  • Understand and analyze performance measurements to facilitate team improvements
  • Maintain velocity, burn down/up reporting and communicate team progress
  • Ensure team is working efficiently towards clear, aligned sprint goals
  • Work with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization
  • Remove impediments and make issues and problems visible; escalate as necessary
  • Assist with dependency management and cross team coordination
  • Build and maintain a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, judgment, or retribution
  • Serve as the primary communicator of dependencies, timelines, and constraints for the team
  • Assist the Technical Product Owners (TPMs) to develop and maintain prioritized, groomed backlog
  • Empower the team to make appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
  • Grow team confidence to experiment, iterate, evolve, and learn
  • Act as a buffer between external distractions to minimize disruptions
  • Work collaboratively with shared services, operations, and other stakeholder teams
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management
  • Seek out continuous learning and growth opportunities
  • Learn about internal teams, domains, mission, vision an