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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-01251
Location: Torrance, California
Responsibilities:
  • Lead and educate team on Agile best practices, processes, and incorporating lessons learned from retrospectives and other forums
  • Track and communicate the overall progress of the release and the team to all stakeholders on a regular basis using the necessary tools
  • Ensure the timely escalation of issues that are blocking the team's progress (to Program Manager, Product Owner Team, Managers, etc.)
  • Ongoing engagement with product owners to ensure correct prioritization, acceptance, and feedback from demo's
  • Ensure the Scrum process doesn't impede team progress
  • Manage team velocity to maximize optimum utilization Ensure that any changes follow the agreed upon change management process
  • Organize and facilitate demonstrations of the product between the Delivery Team and Product Owner Team Encourage collaboration across the team to promotes team building
  • Drive initiatives which promote learning and development within the PMO Organization
  • Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough call
Requirements:
  • 5 years of Scrum Master experience and Agile
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • 2 years of SharePoint, JIRA, Confluence experience
  • Excellent understanding of IT Project Management principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrates strong proficiency in the specific tools that are available and required as part of the company's project management information system.
  • Strong ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans.
  • Strong ability to ensure that effective project controls are in place to monitor project or program performance.
  • Strong capability at providing effective performance reporting for the customer and company in order to monitor the progress of the project.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills.