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Scrum Master (Expert)

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job # 11465465
Date Posted: 10-09-2018
Scrum Master (Expert)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Duration: 6 months
Job Description
As a Scrum Master, you will support the team and the Product Owner and help them communicate, solve problems and deliver a great product. It’s your role to teach the team all ways of agile software practices, lead all Scrum ceremonies, remove impediments and shield them from external distractions. You will bring the Product Owner and the team together and help them understand each other.
Required Skills
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in related field or equivalent work experience
• 5+ years of related work experience
• Experience as a Scrum master of an agile development team
• Guide the team and organization on how to use scrum & agile practices and methodologies
• Oversee scrum process and coaches the team; facilitates transparency, inspection and adaptation
• Lead daily scrum, sprint review, and planning meetings in a way that ensures full team engagement
• Supports team vision through backlog grooming
• Support Product Owner on release planning
• Remove impediments (i.e. cultural barriers, logistic challenges)
• Foster close cooperation across all team members, encourage cross-training and supporting each other
• Facilitate communication and collaboration inside and outside the team
• Shield the team from external interference and ensure the team is fully functional and productive
• Foster self-organization and growth within the team
• Foster discipline and respect by displaying/updating the team’s rules (ie working agreements and ‘definition of done’)
• Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of punishment
• Require little to no coaching as an influencing scrum master
• Develop and maintain a productive working relationship with the development team, product owner, project sponsors, vendors, and stakeholders
• Understand and facilitate budget forecasts and resource needs
Manager Notes:
Team is working on a customer facing apps called Express Connect. They need someone who knows Agile, runs ceremonies, and is Senior or Expert level. Team has been in place for about a year and they needs someone that can come in and coach the team. Know what needs to get done and how to get team moving in Agile practice they are using. Should be able to understand HOW to do Scrum practices but also knowing the WHY. Large Enterprise environment experience required. Stay away from someone who has been a PM and then changed to a Scrum Master in last 2 years. PMI or Agile Certified Practitioner certs would be a PLUS.

Regards,
Megha Ananthakrishna
 
Technical Recruiting Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |  Cell 408-718-6170| Email megha@matchps.com
 
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