Scrum Master

  • Nisum,
  • Pleasanton, California
  • 2 days ago
software development, agile, scrum
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

What You’ll Do

  • Manage and facilitate delivery within an iteration
  • Work with Product Managers on overall timeline
  • Track daily team progress – story status, velocity, board
  • Projects team capacity
  • Track Product Manager story readiness (e.g. stories ready to play)
  • Raise relevant issues to pertinent parties, such as Project Manager, Technical Manager, Product Manager etc.
    Own project burn ups/metrics (velocity tracking/forecasting)
  • Team support (focused on removing internal blockers)
  • Facilitate intra-team communication
  • Manage storyboard and story management tool
  • Facilitate all iteration planning sessions, story time, iteration open/close, and daily stand-up meetings
  • Facilitate retrospectives (team alternates each retro)
  • Promote team building/team accountability
  • Facilitate team "norming " sessions
  • Create iteration open/close deck
  • Work with team to ensure process quality and continual improvement
  • Encourage Self Empowered teams
  • Ideal project allocation: fully dedicated

What You Know

  • Prior experience in fast-paced Agile environment is critical to planning and overseeing day-to-day development activities, managing work against competing deliverables
  • 2-3 years successful experience using Agile framework, preferably in role of Iteration Manager
  • 1+ years practical experience in software development is helpful
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • SAFE certification with hands-on knowledge
  • Flexible work and leadership style to maximize team performance
  • High level of technical familiarity with distributed systems and web technologies
  • CSM certification is a plus
  • Subject matter expertise in retail/eCommerce is a plus
  • Superb communication skills and presentation skills will be integral to conducting iteration planning meetings, hosting demonstrations, and facilitating retrospectives with team members and stakeholders alike 

Education

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information systems, Engineering, Computer applications or related field.
Dice Id : RTX153458
Position Id : 6051453
Originally Posted : 12 months ago
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