Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20139

at Hunter Technical Resources
Location Houston, TX
Date Posted March 16, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Scrum Master
Contract to Hire opportunity in Houston, Texas (remote until post-COVID)

The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team helping everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values. The Scrum Master helps those outside the Scrum Team understand their interactions with the Scrum Team.

- Supporting the Product Owner and Development Team to deliver value
- Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
- Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team on how to get the most out of self-organization
- Helping to refine and groom the Product Backlog with the Product Owner
- Assessing the agile maturity of the team and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
- Removing impediments (people, process or tools) that hinders agility within the team
- Building a safe environment to stimulate innovation
- Assisting with internal and external communication, and improving transparency leveraging visual dashboarding to keep information up to date
- Manage stakeholders outside the team as required


- Scrum Master certifications (- PSM I, CSM, PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
- Total overall experience of 10-14 years. In this overall experience, should be playing the Scrum Master role for at least 2-4 years for a Scrum Team
- Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
- Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
- Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Nexus, LeSS, SAFe, DevOps etc.
- Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
- Software development background is an advantage