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Scrum Master

Atlanta, Georgia

Post Date: 07/21/2017 Job ID: 1299 Job Category: Program Project Manager

  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles  and SCRUM Best Practices
  • Facilitate all ceremonies including Daily standups, Iteration/Sprint planning, Iteration/Sprint demos and  retrospective meetings for multiple teams
  • Identify, own and remove impediments for team on a daily basis. Escalate to other scrum masters and/or project leadership to remove impediments before they become blockers
  • Responsible for identifying sprint and project risks and offering any potential mitigation strategies
  • Track burndown and other metrics of team progress, productivity and use the metrics to help the team improve
  • Collaborate closely with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to facilitate release management across teams to coordinate release scheduling
  • Provide all support to the team using servant leadership and leading by example
  • Understand technical nature of the issues to be able to help resolve the impediments
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of the team and coaching the team for higher levels of maturity
  • Serve as a coach while empowering team self-organization and self-management
  • Cultivate robust and sustainable working relationships between business and technology teams to foster a cross-functional team environment
  • Promote and evangelize Agile across the organization and coach individual team members and teams to prepare more change agents
  • Make recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance effectiveness and play active role in organization agile transformation

Required Skills : 

  • 8+ years of IT project management experience
  • 5+ years of experience as Scrum Master in coaching/leading teams
  • Use of Jira, Confluence
  • Ability to drive accountability and agile adoption
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to negotiate with the stakeholders and coach the teams
  • Management of teams in a cross-functional structure

Preferred Skills 
  • Experience with Lean and Kanban process improvements
  • Experience working on transformational projects
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Exposure to Scaled Agile Framework
  • Scrum Master Certification, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner, or SAFe Practitioner 
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Experience in software engineering, product owner or QA functions
  • Education : Bachelor' s Degree

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Christian Wright
Technical Recruiter

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