Scrum Master
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 8/10/2020

Job Description

Title: Scrum Master #65149
Pay: DOE
Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Length: Long Term Contract + possible yearly extension and/or hire
Benefits: Available

Job Summary:

The Client's IT department is working on a comprehensive modernization initiative to replace our legacy systems, referred to as the (USIMS). Working for the Client is a rare opportunity to use a combination of the latest technologies, best?of?breed software packages and custom development to deploy a refreshed code base for replacing the current legacy system data collection and associated reporting applications and reports from the ground up.

We are looking for a high?energy, adaptive team player with a great work ethic to join our Information Technology (IT) team as Scrum Master. The Scrum Master is responsible for enacting change & continuous improvement to increase the productivity of the team and quality of deliverables. By following developed Scrum methodologies, the Scrum Master will coach the team in self-organization and cross-functionality, remove impediments to the team’s progress, facilitate scrum events, ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint work and understand and manage the team’s capacity.


  • Organize and lead Scrum ceremonies: daily stand-ups, backlog review, iteration planning, release planning, and retrospectives.
  • Support the team in developing the necessary skills and provide guidance on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
  • Ensure the team is following best practices and delivering the work they commit to deliver. Mentor and coach the team as needed.
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable. 
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem-solving. 
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. 
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support and collaborate with the Product Owner, especially on backlog refinement and maintenance. 
  • Work with other Scrum Master(s) to ensure dependencies are prioritized appropriately across teams and in participating in community of practices sessions to share best practices.
  • Identify minimum viable products (MVPs) and complete in priority order. Leverage data to measure & monitor progress, i.e., Burndown charts.  Monitor schedule, cost, performance.  Prepare and present reports on progress including challenges and successes to the USIMS Senior Program Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • CSM or CSP Certification
  • Scrum Experience
  • Effective Communication and Leadership Skills
  • Success in applying Scrum Practices
  • Knowledge & Expertise in relevant technologies
  • Communication
  • Automation

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 8/10/2020

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