Scrum Master

Project Management

Level:

Experienced Professional

We are looking for experienced Scrum Masters or Jr. Project Managers to effectively and efficiently manage the development sprints from planning to execution to review in an agile development environment.

The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams, demonstrate strong leadership abilities, and have the desire to be part of a fast-growing startup company where you’ll have the opportunity to guide the development of our portfolio of products.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Act as an Agile Coach and advocate of agile values and culture in the project teams and in the organization
  • Organize and lead Scrum ceremonies and meetings to monitor project progress
  • Facilitate daily stand-up, iteration planning, sprint review, and the iteration retrospective
  • Manage the engineering development projects and facilitates sprint releases
  • Create or analyze business requirements documents and project timelines
  • Guide the team in time estimating practices and facilitates team estimates
  • Drive team iteration execution, communicate with management and stakeholders, and protect the team from uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional)
  • Manage project conflicts, challenges, and dynamic business requirements to keep operations running at a high performance
  • Work with the team leads to resolve people problems and project roadblocks
  • Create post mortem and root cause analysis to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity
  • Lead the team towards relentless improvement, define and implement improvement stories to increase the velocity and quality of the program
  • Maintain team data in project management software (i.e. JIRA, Manuscript, etc.) to support estimates and execution
  • Present high-level project readouts for senior management
  • Support product owner(s) with intra-team dynamics with respect to priorities and scope
  • Conduct project performance reviews of team members
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / IT / Computing / Business or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 yrs experience in Information Technology (IT) Industry as a Software Developer, Quality Analyst, Business Analyst, or PMO
  • Preferred to have at least 1 year Project Manager experience
  • Preferred to have Project Management training
  • Minimum of 2 yrs experience as a Scrum Master or similar role
  • Demonstrable expertise in agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Thrives in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Expert coach on implementation of agile scrum
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules, and practices
  • Strong understanding of Project Management SDLC and Agile procedures to predict the development teams’ needs
  • Solid experience working with Architecture teams to assess and size story/epics
  • Passionate commitment to delivering products on time
  • Comfortable with presenting project readouts to Executive level audience
  • Deep understanding of agile metrics (tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories, etc.) to analyze and improve sprint planning
  • Ability to understand and represent both the business and technology
  • Excellent communicator in person, over virtual mediums, and through email
  • Proven experience in leadership and people management
  • SAFe Scrum Master certification (SSM) preferred
  • Professional Scrum Master certification (PSM) preferred
  • Can start immediately