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Scrum Master

Company:
jra
Location:
Miramar, Florida, United States
Posted:
February 22, 2018
Description:

Lead the Web scrum team with a well-defined software development life cycle process. This would include processing definition, Agile Scrum and Kanban based Software development along with cross functional communication, software technical project management, requirements trace-ability, source code control, test case management and defect tracking. Help the team leverage agile principles, practices and frameworks in order to deliver high value business capabilities.

- Serves and supports the Product Owner, Development and QA teams, specially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.

- Provides hands-on management and coaching of scrum teams in all aspects of scrum (facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings, daily routines, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, calculating velocity, limiting work in progress, etc.)

- Assesses the maturity of the team and organization and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and appropriate for the team and organization

- Ensures the team is practicing the core agile principles of self-direction, collaboration, business prioritization, team accountability, and transparency, toward the consistent delivery of working product

- Ensures that release deliverables are clearly communicated to the team

- Identifies risks and supports mitigation activities

- Removes impediments that would prevent the team from achieving its sprint and release goals (internal and external to the team)

- Ensures that retrospectives produce actionable tasks; follows through to ensure that recommendations are implemented successfully and in a timely manner

- Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

- Assists with internal communication, improves transparency, and radiates information

- Reviews scrum processes, drives scrum process improvements and coach team to follow agile/scrum.

- Provides project management services to various team members as an ad hoc basis.

Required skills/competencies:

Scrum Master role for at least 3 years for an agile software development team, preferably in healthcare

Preferred Skills:

- Scrum Master role for at least three years for an agile software development team

- 4 or more years managing end-to-end project delivery

- Ability to understand technical issues at a high level

- Must have experience with JIRA and Confluence.

- Strong experience with sprint planning and retrospectives

- Some experience with other iterative methodologies and Agile approaches such as Kanban

- Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills

- Must be a team-player

- Must be self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities and tasks

Bachelor's degree (preferably Computer Science or Information Systems); Master’s Degree preferred

Required first level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM), preferred second or third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)

Note: SAFe Agile is a plus.

Required Certifications:

- Track record of continued and recent education in scrum, including training, conferences, user groups and self-study

- Scrum Master role for at least three years for an agile software development team

-10% travel