SCRUM Master


 

CLIENT & POSITION SUMMARY

Our client is a global company within the Fintech industry. Headquartered in Atlanta,  Georgia with more than 8,500 employees worldwide, our client is a member of the S&P 500 with merchants and partners in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil.

As our client's Scrum Master, you will be a servant leader for agile development teams, encouraging, supporting and enabling the growth of each team member. You will facilitate an environment of collaboration and communication while reinforcing their culture of transparency, integrity, and accountability. In addition, you will provide coaching, guidance, and mentorship to fellow Scrum Masters and project leaders. To summarize, you will be the ultimate servant leader, helping to grow and develop your agile and scrum master team members. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Apply different agile methodologies including but not limited to Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile. 

  • Coach and train team members and others on the Scrum framework and related artifacts (user stories, story point estimation, etc.) as well as other agile methodologies to help guide teams to more successful outcomes. 

  • Embody Scrum values and principles. 

  • Reinforce a culture of Lean thinking, Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) and Minimum Viable Product as the Team develops solutions. 

  • Demonstrate and understand what specific Lean/Agile/Tools/Techniques/Principles to best apply, based on Team needs, environment and constraints. 

  • Have a ‘continuous learning’ mindset; always seeking to expand lean/agile knowledge and experience. 

  • Lead distributed and remote teams effectively. 

  • Empower the Team and encourage the Team’s sense of ownership of their software and processes. 

  • Facilitate iteration planning, retrospectives, demos, and daily stand-ups. 

  • Facilitate the development and growth of Team Agreements, Definition of Ready and Definition of Done. 

  • Hold the Team accountable to the agreements they set and the commitments they make. 

  • Encourage team members to share responsibilities and build cross-functional skill-sets. 

  • Facilitate collaboration and interactions across Teams to plan, develop, test and release features to various environments. 

  • Aggressively remove impediments that block team progress. 

  • Perform with commitment, accountability, transparency, integrity and partnership. 

  • As a Scrum Master, you may also be called upon to Facilitate Lean, Agile, and Scaled Agile training sessions. Help to grow and evolve our client's custom training library. Provide coaching and mentorship to fellow scrum masters and project leads. Help to grow and evolve standards and best practices 

  • Occasional travel to other locations. 

SKILLS & JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Self-starter with strong organizational and analytical skills. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including group facilitation and training. Is comfortable communicating with key project stakeholders.

  • Has a proven track record of successfully growing and maturing teams and/or experience leading Agile transformations. 

  • Servant leader mindset that puts others before self. 

  • Inspire and develop mastery of skill and discipline, quality, lean thinking and continuous improvement. 

  • Competency with Google Suite applications and other collaborative tools like CA Agile Central. 

  • Team player.

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable training and experience. 

  • Scrum Master Certification (CSM, PSM1, PMI-ACP, SA or equivalent) required.  

  • Minimum 1-3 years in a Scrum Master role or similar Agile experience. 

  • 5 years of experience in a software development environment preferred.

  • Ability to work for any employer in the U.S. 

Contact

Atlanta, GA 

Ph. 404.514.6809

info@foundprofessionals.com

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