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Scrum Master #947

Remote, Texas · Information Technology
Scrum Master
Contract – 18-24 months
Location – REMOTE, TEXAS

  • BS/BA in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a related field
  • At least one Certification of the following -  Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), or SAFe Scrum Master
  • Must have at least 7 years of experience in utilizing the Scrum framework leading multiple scrum teams in medium to large scale enterprise environments
  • Must have at least 4 consecutive years working as “Scrum Master” or “Agile Coach”
  • Strong background in leading technical teams, such as development, architecture, test automation, and/or DevOps
  • Must have 5+ years of experience performing Scrum Ceremonies, creating Burndown/Burnup charts
  • Experience with highly complex application security requirements
  • Experience with organizing user acceptance testing per sprint and end to end
  • Experience with story mapping and business process mapping
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira and Atlassian Confluence

Our Client is an elite organization relied upon to provide trustworthy, up to the minute reliable projects. The Scrum Master/Agile Coach will be responsible leading and providing day-to-day management guidance and direction to scrum teams in applying agile principles and best practices utilizing the Scrum framework for implementation of new solutions, including but not limited to updating various Tax application solutions.

This position requires a Candidate that is very organized and possesses analytical thinking with strong communication skills as they will need to see through the eyes of the customer but fluently speak the language of technology.

**The role will be fully remote (IN TEXAS) and requires individuals that are responsible and dedicated with minimal supervision**
Daily Duties:
  • Facilitate all scrum events: daily scrum, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
  • Guide, facilitate and teach the Agile mindset, core values, principles and Scrum best practices to the team and others throughout the organization
  • Manage, with Agile principles and best practices, multiple projects of medium to large scale and guide the teams through the scrum process to ensure tested, functional, valuable software is delivered to the customer at the end of each sprint/iteration
  • Recognize and remove impediments for the scrum (development) team
  • Ensure the teams are reflecting on their performance after each sprint to identify successes, as well as failures, and continuously improving their way or working to increase the value delivered to the customer
  • Assess performance of teams and programs, finds opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations and implements changes and steps to increase the team’s productivity
  • Work with product owners and teams to provide strategies and techniques to maintain and build product backlogs reflective of customers’ needs
  • Coach scrum teams to become self-organizing
  • Collaborate with other scrum masters to improve the overall agile strategy and provide alignment in sprint execution
  • Provide detailed metrics and dashboard covering tasks, assigned resources, and story points including burn down charts

Genius Road, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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