Scrum Master

Scrum master, agile, jira, waterfall, devops, azure, sdlc, ms project
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Knoxville, TN | Scrum Master | Full-Time


We are actively recruiting a Scrum Master for our client in Knoxville, TN. This is an onsite direct-hire position. Due to client's request, qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.



  • Monitor Scrum process and meetings to increase team efficiency, advocate for self-organization, and encourage problem solving
  • Facilitate and organize Scrum ceremonies
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff
  • Plan and schedule project time-lines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Conduct accurate capacity planning
  • Guide, coach and motivate the team, leading by example, with the goal of increasing productivity
  • Oversee and manage scope, time-line, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals
  • Create a team environment that is open, non-judgmental, and trustworthy, while emphasizing problem solving
  • Protect scrum team from outside interference during a sprint
  • Remove impediments or guide team on how to remove impediments
  • Assess team maturity and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace
  • Report on team progress each sprint through defined metrics
  • Communicate effectively within the scrum team and to business stakeholders, improve transparency
  • Partner with product owner, business analysts, and business stakeholders to ensure scrum team focus is on highest business value
  • Assist product owner, business analysts and other team members in refining backlog and ensuring a steady stream of work is available for the team
  • Act as liaison between clients and delivery teams, making sure that projects are successful and that teams are enabled to deliver with excellence
  • Participate in project estimation sessions with the technical and business stakeholders
  • Work alongside client services and business teams to create time-lines and budgets with internal and external clients, contractors and vendors
  • Complete any project tasks necessary to remain compliant with quality
  • May perform traditional project management on non-scrum projects



  • Managing infrastructure or software development projects using Agile methodology
  • Strategic planning, risk management, and change management
  • Strong leadership skills – Ability to lead a project team and manage high performing resources
  • Building relationships at all levels within the organization
  • Agile software development tools like Azure DevOps, JIRA or waterfall project management tools like MS Project
  • Managing and delivering high profile internal and external projects
  • SDLC and software development processes



  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or Computer Science preferred
  • 2 years experience
  • Agile or Scrum master certifications such as CSM, PSM I, SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master, PMI - ACP




“Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled”

Dice Id : 90767798
Position Id : 7099281
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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