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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-06494
Location: TEMPE, Arizona
Role overview
As a Scrum Master, you will manage day-to-day aspects of one or more teams, which includes leading Scrum Events (Backlog, Planning, Review, Retrospectives, and Daily Stand Ups) and be an advocate for autonomous, self-organizing, empowered, and continuously improving teams.

Key responsibilities
• Embrace a servant leader role across scrum teams and support them by proactively identifying and removing impediments and dependencies
• Facilitate decision-making, issue resolution and consensus among the team members and dependent teams
• Balance personal ownership and accountability of immediate responsibilities with the flexibility and drive to jump in and fill gaps across the team as they arise
• Create a motivational, transparent, collaborative, fun, and trustful environment where teams can work efficiently and deliver high-quality products quickly
• Encourage and enable others
• A natural leader who easily commands the respect of the team and builds trusted relationships at all levels
• Serve as an Agile coach and teach teams agile methodologies
• Actively identify and remove waste and distractions
• Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit in identifying new methods of continuous improvement
• Model a philosophy of curiosity- and trust-based conflict resolution
• Actively reflect on your own behavior and continuously attempt to improve your most important asset - people, and their way of working

Experience required
• 3+ years' experience using a combination of lean and agile (or equivalent) practices to help teams succeed
• Passionate about technology and building high-quality, user-centered products
• High degree of technical competency
• Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and support prioritization exercises
• Exceptional organizational skills and strong familiarity with management tools (ex: Jira)
• Experience working with remote / 3rd party team members in an Agile environment