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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-55144
Location: Edison, Massachusetts
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/02/2018
 Scrum Master
Framingham, MA

The Agile Scrum Master is the servant leader on an Agile team, but is also looking at Agility in the enterprise, and has a solid understanding of how Agile works at scale. They are the catalyst to a team's ability to self-organize and continuously improve, using techniques appropriate to the team(s) they are working with, which include transparency, inspection and adaption. The Scrum Master protects the team from distractions and removes impediments to the team's success.  The Scrum Master has worked with a number of different teams, in different contexts, and has built a rich experience level that will help Agile adoption in the enterprise.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Enable Scrum or Kanban as a software development framework for software delivery teams
Facilitate release & sprint planning, grooming, review, retrospective & daily meetings
Ensure team goals are met and update metrics daily
Coaching the team to improve & to work as a self-organizing team
Protect the team from distractions and unplanned work
Communicate team progress
Partner with the Product Owner to ensure the Backlog is well groomed and ready for the team
Further Agile understanding in the Organization
Remove impediments to the team's success
Take responsibility for managing dependencies and coordination between scrum teams where necessary
Works cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
Coach, train and mentor the team to increase effectiveness and efficiency through continuous improvement
Assist in the adoption and maturing of agile practices in the enterprise
Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback
Collaborate with other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Agile Coaches and Business Partners
Coach and mentors junior Scrum Masters and supports new Agile Teams

Qualifications and Basic Skills:

Bachelors Degree
Minimum of 8 years' relevant experience in a technical environment
Certified Scrum Professional or Certified Scrum Master
Jira experience