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547252-Scrum Master

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 9940120
Date Posted: 09-18-2017
Scrum Master
Description:
  • The Scrum Master is the servant leader for the team and must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to. 
  • The Scrum Master is accountable for guiding, coaching, teaching and assisting team in Scrum / Agile principles and driving process improvement.
  • The Scrum Master, works with the team to deliver value and coordinates within and outside of the team to facilitate the completion of the team’s backlog.
Responsibilities:
  • Assure the team adheres to Scrum and facilitates the scrum ceremonies:
    • Facilitate Daily Scrum / stand up, Story Point Estimation, Sprint Planning, Backlog refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospectives and Sprint Kaizen
  • Work with Product Owner to prioritize Epics, Features and User Stories
  • Capture and report team performance metrics (Velocity), understand the deltas between sprints, and react accordingly;
  • Performs coaching, advocates, protects and solves problems as required.
  • Proactively helps the team identify and resolve impediments and shields team from interruptions during the Sprint
  • Shield the team from external interferences and promptly sort out anything that is slowing down the team;
  • Work closely with QA to ensure that all user stories are verified before the end of the sprint;
  • Ensure that the user stories in the backlog are prioritized and estimated, which includes scheduling and facilitating the planning poker sessions;
  • Motivate, inspire, and improve the lives and productivity of the development team;
  • Review and improve the practices (e.g.: XP practices, new tools).
  • Focused and meticulous
  • Great problem solving ability
  • Accessible
  • Trustworthy


Requirements:
Qualifications
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Agile / Scrum process, language and ceremonies
  • 3-5 years of Agile delivery experience
  • CSM, PSM, or ACP or other Scrum Master agile certification
  • Excellent teaming and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Preferred - 2-5 Years of traditional of traditional/SDLC experience
  • Manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Cloud migration experience is a plus
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