Scrum master

Scrum master
Full Time
$95,000 - $100,000

Job Description

Location - Memphis,TN

position - Full time


·         Focuses the Agile team on delivering planned value

·         Ensures the team(s) achieve their stated objectives by reinforcing SAFe framework and Scrum principles, keeping the team focused on their goals, and facilitating all standard ceremonies

·         Guides the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values

·         Guides the team on how to get the most out of self-organization

·         Guides the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

·         Assesses the Scrum maturity of the team and organization and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

·         Facilitates getting the work done

·         Addresses and eliminates impediments beyond the team’s authority or items that require support from other teams

·         Guides the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment

·         Builds an environment of continuous improvement and encourages a healthy intra-team dynamic by facilitating team retrospectives, coaching team on problem solving and conflict resolution, and escalating issues when necessary

·         Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

·         Coordinates with other teams (DevOps, System Teams, Shared Services and other Scrum Masters) passing information to others and back to the team as needed

·         Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

·         Supports and educates the Product Owner, especially with respect to maintenance and work on the product backlog

·         Guides the team through estimating and forecasting

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


·         Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

·         Two (2) years of relevant business/development support, user story creation, writing, and estimation

·         Two years of experience in the Scrum Master role for a software development team involved in diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory

·         Experience with Agile SCRUM and/or Kanban

·         Experience communicating technical information to a non-technical audience


·         First Level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) and/or SAFe Practitioner certification


·         Two (2) years of Project Management experience preferably in Information Technology

·         Extensive Agile and/or Scrum experience; Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II) and/or SAFe Advanced Scrum Master certification

·         Experience in the Scrum Master role for two (2) years for a software development team diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory

·         Knowledge of other Agile approaches such as XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.

·         Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

·         Working knowledge of SAFe

·         Experience as a Team Leader and coaching, training, or developing teams

Skills and Competencies

·         Strong skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency

·         Knowledge of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example:  numerous Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling of bugs, etc.)

·         Strong collaboration, facilitation, and conflict management skills

Dice Id : 10430883
Position Id : 6592105
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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