Scrum Master

at Robert Half
Published April 24, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Ref ID: 02940-0012061432

Classification: Scrum Master

Compensation: DOE

Key Responsibilities

Organize and facilitate all Scrum ceremonies (i.e. planning, review, retrospective, standups)
Support multiple Agile development teams
Mentor teams on good Agile/Scrum practices (e.g. user story writing, backlog grooming, definition of done, story point estimation)
Improve team performance by identifying, managing, and eliminating team impediments
Foster team self-organization and ownership of complex problems
Identify cross-team dependencies and work with product owners to address them
Mentor team on proper use of JIRA by all team members
Improve process and drive positive change (I.e., change management)
Facilitate release planning and estimation

Minimum Requirements

5+ years of relevant experience as a Scrum Master working with dedicated Agile development teams
Solid understanding and experience with software development and product development lifecycle
Accredited Scrum and/or Agile certifications (e.g. CSM, SAFe, PMI-ACP, IAPM, etc.)
Strong proficiency with Jira
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail and highly organized, with effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Proactive, self-motivated and self-directed, with the ability to learn quickly and autonomously
Comfortable with ambiguity
Superior problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to work as part of a collaborative cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment
Sincere interest in working at a rapidly changing start-up and scaling with the company as we grow
Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance

Preferred (Nice-to-have) Qualifications

Experience in the development of 21 CFR Part 11 validated software
Experience in the life sciences industry, ideally in clinical development
Experience with healthcare data, ideally clinical/operational clinical trial data
Knowledge of e-clinical systems and technologies (e.g. EDC, CTMS, IRT, etc.)