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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 18-00414
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
Start Date / End Date: 03/05/2018 to 10/31/2018
The Scrum Master has primary responsibility of facilitating the learning and growth of three or more Agile teams in developing a lean-Agile mindset, improving practices and guiding them to more predictable delivery. The Scrum Master plays a role in facilitating Agile ceremonies and planning of releases, removing impediments, providing guidance, and supporting Agile teams. Backlog Management Practices Works with Product Owners and team members to learn and practice healthy backlog management and prioritization practices Facilitates the execution and improvement of backlog refinement Prepares for and facilitates release planning with teams Assists in dependency management and cross team coordination Agile Ceremony Facilitation Facilitates continuous improvement and the development of a learning culture on teams Facilitates ceremonies, collaboration, communication, and conflict management Teaches new team members Agile mindset and frameworks, practices, and process Influences the organization in the removal of organizational impediments and development of healthy Agile practices Mentors Product Owners and team members in agile practices and continuous improvement Delivery Team Support Removes impediments to the team's ability to perform Acts as a buffer between external distractions to minimize disruptions Assists in the coordination of operational issue resolution Facilitates team development, mediates conflicts protecting the team and encourages healthy team dynamics. Fosters team responsibility, self-accountability, transparency and self-organization Leverages coaching skills to help the team learn to solve its own problems Advice and Guidance Introduces and encourages team to explore healthy Agile development practices, focus on quality and technical excellence, predictable delivery, automation, and continuous delivery Teaches and encourages a balanced backlog that delivers valuable features for customers, reduces technical debt, provides business value, and enables product sustainability Helps the team to develop, capture, and analyze metrics to facilitate team improvements Promotes transparency through healthy communications and data integrity

2 - 5 years of working experience as a Scrum Master Working experience in one of the following Agile methods or frameworks: Scrum or Kanban Ability to lead retrospectives, document outcomes and steer team members in Agile best practices Excellent level of leadership, enthusiasm and expressiveness - necessary to engage with users Passionate about championing the customer and excellent communication skills Excellent analytical stills and a good attention to detail and the ability to follow issues through resolution Scrum Master certification or equivalent certified professional