Scrum Master is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value to the internal and external stakeholders.
Drive consistent project delivery through the entire project lifecycle, including project plans, release plans, resource allocation, and management of project risks, scope, schedule, and delivery of value.
Coordinates Agile Ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Retrospectives, Sprint Demos, Story Refinement, and Release Planning.
Tracks and communicates the project's progress from a schedule, cost, and risk perspective to the project team, stakeholders, and management.
Establishes an environment where the teams can be effective and help to remove obstacles.
Protects the team from outside interruptions and distractions.
Ensures a good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team.
Tracks and reports team velocity and other project metrics.
Promotes continuous improvement and helps teams to increase productivity.
Helps Product Owner and team with Product backlog management.
Ensures the teams are practicing core Agile principles.
Adheres to VDSS and VITA project management practices as defined.
Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of Agile project management principles and practices.
Ability to work with customers, understand their business practices, and manage their expectations.
Ability to set clear performance standards and hold team members accountable, while keeping the team engaged and on track.
Ability to help Product Owners to create and prioritize Product Backlog.
Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills.
Ability to analyze and document business and system processes.
Ability to balance the competing demands for quality, scope, schedule, and cost.
Well-versed with Scrum and Kanban Agile methodologies.
Create training documentation, deliver training to internal staff on Agile Methodology, principles, and best practices.
CSM Certifications required
SAFe Certification preferredRequired skills:
Solid understanding of software development life cycle models– Required 8 years.
Solid understanding of Scrum / Kanban Agile Methodology and working experience in this area– Required 8 years.
Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building– Required 8 years.
CSM Certifications required– Required 8 years.
Experience using SAFe Framework– Required 8 years.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.