Scrum Master Jobs - Scrum Master, 20157

at Agile
Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted March 30, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Scrum Master

Our client is seeking an innovative Scrum Master to support their growing engineering and product teams through their Agile development process.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Managing new product features and enhancements in terms of scope, quality, and schedule within sprint cycles
  • Providing hands-on management and coaching of scrum teams in all aspects of scrum (facilitating daily stand-up meetings, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, calculating velocity, limiting work in progress, etc.)
  • Assuring quality user stories that meet organizational standards which may require the Scrum Master to facilitate in or assist with writing team-driven user stories
  • Working effectively with program management and team members to clarify needs and plan delivery of major product changes, future versions and new products
  • Proactively managing sprint-level risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies, ensuring that they are identified, coordinated, mitigated or escalated as necessary
  • Removing impediments that would prevent the team from achieving its sprint and release goals (internal and external to the team)
  • Reviewing current Agile processes, driving process improvements and challenging the teams to innovate
  • Effectively maintaining and managing agile project management tools and processes, including documentation and artifacts
  • Contribute to building a culture where continuous improvement of the Agile process is in focus
  • Performing miscellaneous support tasks as needed throughout the entire Software Development Life Cycle

Here's what our ideal candidate has:

  • 3+ years as a scrum master with a solid understanding of technical concepts
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills to provide clear, concise direction to the broader team while delivering comprehensive status to senior executives, project champions and portfolio management
  • Ability to facilitate scrum processes and regularly rolling up their sleeves to help the team meet commitments while continually seeking to improve our processes and scrum execution
  • Strong independent leadership skills with the ability to lead a large team with minimal oversight including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines in a results-oriented, fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), or SAFe Agilist (SA) certifications are a plus

Benefits: Our IT consultants enjoy a wide array of benefits including: medical, dental, 401K, life insurance, and much more.

Keywords: Scrum Master, Agile, Scrum, Sprint, SAFe, Agile Delivery

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