Scrum Master-4739

 

Job description

As a Scrum Master you will be responsible for being the rock-star facilitator between development teams and product owners while remaining the shining example of Agile & Scrum. You will be expected to hold the standard Scrum events, assist product owners with achieving a well-groomed backlog, removing impediments, and empowering your team(s) to continually evolve.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Facilitate the Agile Delivery Practice

– Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and release planning meetings for 2-3 product teams

– Track and communicate team commitments, velocity and sprint/release progress

– Remove or escalate team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals

– Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles

– Identify, suggest and collaborate with development and product owner on measurable improvements for the team(s)

– Coach, train and support other scrum masters within the organization

Support the Product Owner

– Promote and contribute to the betterment of the product backlog

– Promote and contribute to internal and external communications, improving transparency, and radiating information

– Facilitate value-based prioritization and resolution for new stories

Support the Product Team

– Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices

– Identify and escalate and remove impediments to sprint goals

– Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution

– Empower the team to self-organize

– Other duties as assigned

– Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness, and Caring

Qualifications

– Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant education and experience required

– Minimum 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master required

– Minimum 5+ years of experience in technology industry and customer-centric applications required

– Comprehensive understanding of Agile, Scrum & XP software development methodologies, values, and procedures required

– Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is preferred

– Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types

– Ability to understand technical issues at a high level

– Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills

– Ability to lead and coach the team to reach their highest potential

– Collaborative approach to driving decisions

– Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail

– High school diploma or equivalent required

– Minimum age of 18

– Must be authorized to work in the U.S