Scrum Master

at Robert Half
Published January 14, 2022
Location Grapevine, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Ref ID: 04030-0012119278

Classification: Scrum Master

Compensation: DOE

The Agile Project Manager /Scrum Master is a newly created role to become a critical member of the Product Management and Development team building a next generation platform. We are looking for an Agile Project Manager Scrum Master with experience in the the Agile Methodology role of Scrum Master. Serve as the Scrum Master and overall project manager for a new cloud-based platform built in Angular, JavaScript, MS C#, and MS SQL.

Works directly with a team of software developers, UX designers, and Quality Assurance engineers to ensure the overall Agile/Scrum development process focused on completion of tasks and features assigned by the Product Manager. The Agile Project Manager Scrum Master also leads other team structures such as Kanban-structured efforts for special focus initiatives.

Leads Agile/Scrum software development methodology with two-week sprints, formal Agile ceremonies of Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Demonstration, and Sprint Retrospectives.

Enabled with state of the market collaborative software development management tools such as Atlassian’Microsoft Confluence and Jira and Slack messaging system. Use of project management tools such as SmartSheet, JIRA project boards, and excel-based project schedule templates are also used.

This position is in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area with flexibility to occasionally attend Team Events in the office. Offers employees the option to be either in-office or remote to support their work style.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Work as critical member of larger Agile-based development team, developing and supporting a platform using a modern cloud-based platform architecture, and working to epics and user stories from a Product Management team. Work collaboratively with Product Management team in managing development and testing to meet overall Product Management Priorities. Lead Agile ceremonies including daily standups, sprint planning, sprint demonstrations, and sprint retrospectives. Lead the scrum team in using the Agile methodology and best practices Ensure project goals and scope are well understood by all team members. Work with Agile team to achieve increasing process maturity Work with Agile team and Product and Development management to optimize velocity to maximum steady state for a specific team. Drive resolution of Agile Team Blockers by escalating or engaging Product or Development management. Run additional development team structures as need by Product Management such as Kanban teams for focused initiatives. Lead breakout teams, as needed, for dedicated focus on short term tasks or issues. Ensure scrum team is isolated from outside distractions or requests not inline with project goals and commitments. Work with and coach team members as needed to meet sprint commitments. Escalate to development management productivity or teamwork concerns for individual scrum team members Use Atlassian JIRA and Confluence extensively to manage all Agile project management and scrum master tasks.