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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-21295
Location: Woodlawn, Maryland
Start Date: 11/10/2017
 Job Description          Overview
The Scrum Master will facilitate the agile development team, ensuring that agile processes are being followed and implemented precisely. 
Required
Professional Scrum Master Certification      
Subject matter expert in Agile development and scrum software development methodology - Expert
Experience as a Scrum Master            5+ Years
Demonstrated experience in IT process change effort          Expert
Understanding of software development process and procedures Expert
Effective communicator with strong servant leadership skills         
Excellent logic and problem solving skills      
Preferred       
Scrum Coach Certification     
(in order of preference)        
Project Management Professional    
SAFe Agilist Certification       
 
Job Responsibilities  
The Scrum Master will facilitate the agile development team, ensuring that agile processes are being followed and implemented precisely. 
Responsibilities will include:
•          Serves as the liaison between the business (represented by the Product Owner) and the Agile software development team.
•          Helps the team reach peak productivity, coaches and mentors resources, resolves impediments that block a team and help track their progress.
•          Plays a critical role in the adoption of Scrum and other Agile development practices by the organization.
•          Accelerating the delivery velocity of a group of developers, very quickly identifying problems, defining solutions, and driving the organization to implement them.
•          Managing and driving the Agile process
•          Fostering proper communication between the team and stakeholders
•          Will work with business and IT to ensure Agile principles are applied effectively.
•          Facilitating sprint-based meetings
•          Ability to establish and develop relationships with a variety of team members and leaders
•          Must have excellent written and communication skills. 
 
Education Level        
Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of work experience or Master's Degree with 6 years of experience.