Scrum Master

Hendersonville, TN

Job Snapshot

 
Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Hendersonville, TN
Job Type: Information Technology
Experience: None
Date Posted: 2/12/2015

Job Description

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be the Scrum Master for two or three Agile Teams
  • Facilitate team's Scrum ceremonies such a Sprint Planning, Daily Stand Ups, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Provide guidance on Agile principles and Scrum practices to teams and management
  • Act as servant leader for the Scrum Teams, helping them resolve conflict and impediments as needed
  • Ensure teams are adopting prescribed Scrum practices correctly and help them evolve the practices appropriately. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Help Product Owner with managing their Product Backlog and Release Plan
    • Help Scrum Team manage their Sprint Backlogs.
    • Monitor and manage Scrum Team's impediment list.
  • Initiate and oversee continuous improvement efforts around Agile.
  • Provide regular evaluations, metrics and suggested improvements for the company's agile adoption.

Requirements:

  • Scrum Master with 3 to 5 years' experience with Agile teams
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile practices and how they map to Scrum practices with an ability to help a company/team mature their process in a practical manner
  • Excellent team facilitation and conflict resolution skills to work with diverse range of teams
  • Experience with coaching a company at all levels through their Agile/Scrum adoption
  • Experience working directly with Product Owners on backlog grooming and release planning
  • Experience with JIRA preferred
  • Experience with Kanban is a plus