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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-20686
Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 03/27/2018
Position Title: Scrum Master
Location: West Chester, PA
Duration: Full time / Permanent
Job Description:
Technical/Functional Skills
  • Plan and facilitate all standard ceremonies and activities including: sprint planning, release planning, daily Scrum, backlog grooming, sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Regularly analyze key metrics impacting the velocity / performance of the team and produce and share status reports that highlight any issues / blockers
  • Engages with any needed business entity to help remove obstacles to his or her teams being able to deliver on stated goals and influences working agreements
  • Engages and assists the product owner to ensure that user stories are properly articulated, prioritized and detailed
  • Works to identify blocked or stalled stories and influences the team to resolve the issues
  • Participate in Scrum-of-Scrums
  • Provide training to new team members regarding the Scrum framework as well as the use of Rally; identify additional training needs of team and individual members
  • Ensures that Scrum framework is utilized in a manner consistent with the corporate framework
  • Dedicated to continuous process improvement through feedback loops, coaching, retrospectives, and individual improvement
  • Experience on teams developing large scale, public-facing web applications with cutting-edge user interfaces that are integrated with a CMS.
  • Experience Required 10+
  • Roles & Responsibilities:
  • A facilitator and Servant Leader who encourages and demands self-organization from the development team.
  • Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions, addresses resource issue and disobedience of scrum practices.
  • Protects the team from external and internal distractions.
  • Removes impediments so the team can focus on the work at hand and follow scrum practices.
  • The Scrum master is not typically a manager or lead, but he is an influential leader and coach who does not do direct command and control.
  • Generic Managerial Skills
  • Education :BS degree or higher in computer science or equivalent