Scrum Master

  • Location: Beaverton, Oregon
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #654

The Scrum Master is responsible for facilitating process in our rapidly growing Product and Technology team. This position leads Agile practices and tracks success within Software Development teams in achieving results at a sustainable pace working within an Agile framework. This position will facilitate scrum ceremonies for two Software Development teams, while providing Agile coaching as needed to help these teams achieve increasing levels of success.

JOB DUTIES

  • Facilitate agile ceremonies including stand-ups, story elaboration, sprint planning, demos, retrospectives.
  • Track and communicate team velocity, sprint progress, and other agile metrics to aid the team in delivery.
  • Coach teams and leaders in agile principles and practices, roles and responsibilities, and methods and frameworks.
  • Guide Product Managers in their role, defining MVP's, story mapping, writing stories, and backlog prioritization and management.
  • Work across teams to remove impediments and manage dependencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Scrum Master or leading cross-functional software development teams.
  • Proficient knowledge of Agile methodology.
  • Experience with Agile project management tools (Azure DevOps, Jira, or similar)
  • Scrum Master Certification (CSM) preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, written, and verbal communication skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Leadership — Ability to effectively engage, influence and motivate a team through positive example, development and communication.  The ability to delegate responsibility and work to others and coach them to develop their capabilities, provide feedback, share information, manage performance, set goals, motivate team and address performance problems.
  • Time, Resource and Task Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work and the work of others.

WORK SCOPE AND CONTEXT

  • Job is focused on specific area of business with established practices and procedures; job affects all roles and activities. Must work with operational timeframes but be flexible to changing priorities. Responsible for ensuring technical procedures and compliance standards are met.
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