Location: Johnston, RI Salary: Excellent Description: Our client is currently seeking a Certified Technical Scrum Master
This job will have the following responsibilities:
The Scrum Master is a servant-leader responsible for two or more teams promoting Agile frameworks, principles, practices, and values. Acts as a team coach, and mentors teams and Product Owners as needed in Lean-Agile mindset enabling teams to deliver business value early and often. Supports Agile Chapter in Agile adoption and implementation; helps team members and stakeholders understand and enact empirical product development; challenges teams and removes organizational and/or cultural impediments to increases productivity and effectiveness of Agile transformation in the organization.
Practices servant leadership focusing on the needs of the team and those they serve, with the goal of achieving results in line with the organization's values, principles, and business objectives
Acts as mentor to development teams, Product Owners and other Scrum Masters helping to develop Agile mindset, business value, and cross-team/product/program/portfolio coordination
Organizes and facilitates daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, refinements, Scrum of Scrum, and other Scrum-related events as needed
Facilitates the Agile maturity assessment of the team, and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team
Helps in planning, organizing, and facilitating Agile Release planning meetings at team and program level
Collaborates with the Scrum team on developing and maintaining team standards, performance metrics, tools, and best practices, including working agreements, definition of done, and definition of ready
Promotes a Community of Practice among Agile Chapter by freely sharing knowledge and feedback
Takes a holistic view of processes and interactions, and identifies bottlenecks and areas for improvement; able to promote innovative thinking and self-improvement in team
Displays skill and confidence to help the team navigate through roadblocks, and fulfil their commitment
Resolves conflicts within the team before they become an issue - strong mediator
Qualifications & Requirements Experience
4 plus years of combined experience working in complex Agile environment with multiple teams and dependencies in an enterprise organization
2 plus years of experience as a Scrum Master working with multiple teams in a complex environment
Experience working in scaling Agile environment.
Experience working with Agile tools e.g. Jira, Rally, ADO, VersionOne, etc.
Exposure to modern engineering practices like UTDD, ATDD, Test Automation CI/CD, etc.
Knowledge and expertise in Lean and Agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
Understanding of one or more Scaling Agile frameworks
Strong facilitation and communication skills: ability to facilitate teams through tough conversations and maintain a positive and supportive team environment
Able to challenge and remove team, organizational and/or cultural impediments promoting and supporting change that increases the Scrum teams' productivity
Able to resolve conflicts within the team before they become an issue - strong facilitator
Agile champion, promoter, protector, and team coach
Able to create, teach and help teams maintain Agile performance metrics like Velocity, Lead/Cycle Time, Technical Debt, Automation, etc.
Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred
Certification in CSM / PSM / CSPO / PSPO or similar required
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