Technical Scrum Master (Mobile) in Plano, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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Job Description


The Scrum Master is a facilitator for an agile team working in the agile/scrum methodology. The Scrum Master serves as a point person responsible for understanding the big development picture for each sprint and is also responsible for removing impediments to the scrum team.   This role often works closely with the product owner to translate epics, user stories, and other sprint list items into actionable tasks for the scrum team.  

Future Duties and Responsibilities:
•              Facilitating the Agile ceremonies, specifically Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Retro and Sprint Review/Demo sessions for the teams
•              Facilitating and leading individual Scrum teams in all aspects of Scrum: daily standups, planning, self-organization, collaboration, and iterative development
•              Helping the team continuously make progress on the project by making sure each person is working on the right tasks, helping to remove any obstacles to the team members’ progress, and protecting the team from distractions.
•              Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values and help drive them towards continuous Agile improvement by leveraging techniques such as Maturity assessments
•              Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
•              Assist with internal and external communication by providing Agile metrics and reporting, improving transparency, and radiating information through burn up and burn down charts as well as other means.

Required Qualifications:

•              Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred
•              Self-supervisory, self-motivated, results-oriented and comfortable setting and meeting deadlines
•              Excellent written and communication skills - ability to effectively document and present ideas both verbally and visually
•              Strong team player with the ability to influence and negotiate and work effectively with groups/team dynamic
•              Strong listener - ability to quickly understand and incorporate general direction and specific feedback in project work
•              Naturally detail-oriented with the ability to balance value versus effort
                      Needs to come from a technical background

Skill Set/Years of Experience:

•              Minimum of 1-3 years’ of Scrum Master experience
•              Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience using Agile-tracking tools (Jira or similar tool)