Scrum Master (Agile / Jira) for Enterprise Application Software

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OSI Engineering, Inc.
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Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Seeking a Scum Master who is responsible for monitoring the Scrum process, release timeline and applying Scrum best practices for a wide range of software applications. Overall responsible for supporting team in their understanding of Agile, facilitate Scrum ceremonies, removing impediments and shield them from external interruptions and distractions.

RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  

  • Ability to lead the scrum team using Agile methodology and scrum practices for the multiple projects
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies e.g. daily standups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint demos/retrospectives for each iteration.
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Leverages Jira to track requirements, prioritize features, curate content, sequence deliverables into sprints, and report progress
  • Responsible to Monitor, Measure, & Report Progress of the team including burndown charts, team velocity
  • Ensure good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team
  • Good problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to coach and mentor all roles on a scrum team
  • Look for ways to strengthen teams understanding of Agile / Scrum concepts and principles
  • Ensure that release roadmap is aligned with Epics, Features and Stories
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS 

  • 2 - 6 years of hands-on experience in an Agile/Scrum environment as a Scrum Master
  • Experience working in a distributed workforce with cross-functional project teams in other countries/time zones on daily basis.
  • Experience managing 4+ projects including 5+ team members
  • Proficiency with JIRA (important), SharePoint, MS Teams or similar tools - Global teams mean communication is the key.
  • Ability to effectively communicate plans, progress, risks, expectations, and technical issues to project stakeholders including product owners and team members.
  • Skill and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment and maintaining the transparency
  • Familiarity with various software development methodologies (e.g., agile, waterfall)
  • Ability to understand business and technology concepts quickly and able to facilitate those conversations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment multitasking on multiple projects with minimum supervision.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Great attention to detail and strong proficiency in the English language: Written and Verbal
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications
  • DESIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS 
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification or equivalent
  • Experience with SaaS

EDUCATION 

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (Computer Science preferred)

Location: San Francisco, CA

Type: Fulltime

Submit resumes to

David Gutierrez

408.550.2800 x110



Company Information

OSI Engineering is a leading talent acquisition and services company, building powerful IT and Engineering development teams to meet speed-to-market demands across the US. We develop, implement and manage workforce solutions through every stage of the product lifecycle, from early application development through final production, delivering the highest-level technology professionals. Our capabilities include technical staff augmentation, managed service programs and resource planning solutions.

With over 20 years of experience, OSI’s technical expertise spans the software stack from the firmware layer up to the user interface. We deliver dynamic and diverse teams for IT Services, Networking Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Services, Big Data, Mobile Hardware and Applications, Internet of Things (IoT), Connected Car, Enterprise Information Security and Data Science. Our quality-focused approach to talent acquisition and services helps our clients successfully launch their concepts and products that change the world.

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Originally Posted : 4 weeks ago