|Date Posted||February 18, 2021|
100% Remote, candidate can sit anywhere.
As an agile expert, the Scrum Master will provide effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and coaching skills to the agile development process and delivery of applications, as well as enforcing the agile tenants, removing impediments and promoting empowerment. The Scrum Master must have a strong technical understanding of software development and technology in order to challenge the teams and strive for improving agile best practices. Support agile based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools and best practices in a clearly document form. Participate and support development and software delivery: Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings. Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress. Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility. Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency. Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice. Support the development managers and project leads as necessary. Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information. Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition. Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal. Empower the teams to self-organize. Improve the productivity of the sprint teams. Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable. Participate in the organization and planning of the development schedule based on methodology that has been developed to create a cohesive plan with identifiable platform dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project user stories and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters. Adapting project scope, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks Preferred to have scrum master certification Familiar with lean principles and Kanban Experience with agile team tools such as Jira, rally or version one