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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-07825
Location: San Francisco, California
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