Responsibilities and/or Tasks to be Performed:
The ideal candidate has a combination of technical and project management skills and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment that is team centric and highly collaborative. We are looking for experienced candidates who have proven track records of being solution and delivery focused, and who can lead strategic, cross-functional, business facing and technical initiatives.
The candidate will be an experienced Agile Practitioner , have excellent logic and problem solving skills and a visible drive to make a difference. We need an individual that puts the team before themselves.
The scrum master will be responsible one or two agile scrum teams in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment. The role is responsible for acting as scrum master in accordance with duties set for the by the Scrum Alliance; focusing on removing blockers/impediments for their team while promoting self-management, and constantly maximizing the value created by our development teams.
.Leads complex software development, architecture, and integration e-commerce project teams in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment.
.Is a team-player with the ability to work within a collaborative environment which emphasizes establishment of self-organized teams, surrendering control to the team, being tolerant of imperfection, and exhibiting servant leadership.
.Inspires teams by demonstrating Agile values and ensuring the value behind the practices is understood.
.Facilitates, enforces and defends the sprint delivery while proactively looking ahead to identify and mitigate potential impacts to delivery.
.Continually seeks and helps to implement improvements, within the team and the organization.
.Provides coaching on Agile values and practices while emphasizing continuous improvement.
.Enables individual project teams to share their learning's with the organization.
.Encourages collaboration and proactively seeks opportunities to improve collaboration.
.Tracks and ensures visibility of historical team metrics and progress of the sprint and release.
.Effectively influences, communicates and interfaces with external (and at times non-Agile) teams to optimize the timeliness and value being delivered.
.Emphasizes the need for incremental releases, iterative work and prioritization by value and risk.
.Assists with internal and external communication by transparently radiating information, especially relative to historical team metrics, progress towards sprint and release goals, and team capacity.
.Partners with project leads to ensure the team is producing a solution that meets established standards, procedures and practices.
.Collaborates with project leads to aggressively address issues, risks and mitigation plans.
.Instills a sense of urgency reflecting the goals for the current sprint, upcoming release, and project vision, while passionately emphasizing the importance of meeting these goals.
.Ensures sprint-based meetings are effectively facilitated, the outcomes are achieved and their cadence is maintained.
.Assists team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and tasking.
.Proactively identifies and removes blockers, limits work in progress and prevents distractions.
.Facilitates frequent retrospectives, sharing metrics to identify and implement improvements.
.Ensures the team demonstrates principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility as well as the agile values of feedback, communication, courage, simplicity and respect.
Minimum Qualifications (years of experience, educational/technical requirements, etc.):
.Must have 7+ years experience in a software development environment.
.Must have 3+ years of Scrum Master experience.
.Must possess a BA/BS in technical field. E.g EE, Computer Science
. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)