Scrum Master

Responsibility:

  • Doing everything possible to ensure delighting customers
  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments towards achieving the team/program goal
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work, along with discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Needs to be expert in estimation and planning. Knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of work experience
  • Full time MBA degree from any premier institute
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc. will be a plus
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand team needs
  • Working experience of any of the Scrum Project Management tools like JIRA/TFS/Trello
  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, etc.