Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20097

at RemX Specialty Staffing
Location Farmers Branch, TX
Date Posted February 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Our Corporate office is looking for a Scrum Master to join our engineering organization in the Dallas, TX area. This is a permanent, full time position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation
  • Promote team accountability
  • Participate and support engineering and software delivery
  • Empower and encourage teams to self-organize
  • Organize and facilitate stand-up, review, retrospective, planning, grooming and any other scrum related meetings
  • Facilitates Scrum of Scrums ceremony to identify & track dependencies and program impediments & risks
  • Assist with internal and external communication as necessary
  • Communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and help drive improvement with other scrum masters and IT PM
  • Coordinate with vendors where appropriate
  • Identify and remove impediments to prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable
  • Collaborate with appropriate teams to plan releases and manage a healthy product backlog
  • Responsible for managing complex programs with multiple cross team integration points.
  • Cultivate a team that recognizes the value of continuously inspect and adapt for areas of improvement
  • Identify emerging best practices and opportunities to help continuously advance agile methods and practices to improve sprint team(s)
  • Assess Agile Maturity (via Agile Maturity Model) and develop & implement action plan for improvement in agile maturity


  • Previous experience as a Scrum Master for software engineering teams
  • Motivated, high performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead
  • Practical experience scaling Scrum and partnering with other teams to monitor cross team dependencies
  • Experience with the JIRA issue tracking system is a plus
  • Expertise in Agile / Scrum development methodologies & tools (Jira / MSTeams…).
  • Detailed understanding of software development lifecycle and agile software development practices
  • Participates and/or leads Scrum Master Community of Practice or Scrum of Scrum; as well as mentors other Scrum Masters
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable achievement in transitioning a team into Scrum and increasing adoption/maturity over time
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Preferred to hold a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
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