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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-05501
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Right to Hire
As a Scrum Master drive the Technical team and the Product Owners in an Agile development process.
Making sure a Scrum team lives by the values and practices of Scrum
Coach the team
Facilitating Sprint Ceremonies
Helping the Product Owner get the backlog in good shape for the next Sprint
Facilitate the removal of impediments
Protects the team from over-committing
Protects the team from complacency
Leads the teams efforts towards continuous improvement
Facilitate developer accountability for readiness of user stories
Facilitate and run sprint ceremonies
Maintain team focus throughout sprints on priorities and business value
Manage all Scrum boards (physical or virtual)
Manage sprint backlog items and tasks
Remove obstacles for developers and testers
Use key Scrum metrics (burndown, velocity) to help deliver committed work
Empower the team to make system and process improvements captured in sprint retrospective meetings
Build the team's Agile knowledge and skills
Foster a culture of continuous delivery
2+ years working in an agile environment.
Excellent understanding of development concepts and SDLC methodologies.
Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
Understanding of object orientation and software design patterns
Experience of testing at the unit, integration and system levels
Experience with at least one web application server such as Tomcat, .NET or similar
Experience in a developer contributor role
Experienced leading team of application developers