Scrum Master in Arlington, VA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the planning and facilitation of standard meetings to include; backlog preparation, iteration planning, retrospectives, iteration reviews and daily stand-ups
  • Engages and assists the product owner to ensure that work requests are properly articulated, prioritized and detailed
  • Works to identify blocked or stalled stories and assists the team in learning to resolve the issues or assists getting resolution
  • Presents daily updates at “scrum-of-scrums” (S2) if applicable
  • Provides training to new team members regarding agile process
  • Identifies additional team and individual training needs
  • The Scrum Master may be tasked with some activities associated with traditional project management activities such as status reporting, budgets, staffing, project/product communication and others as needed
Requirements:
  • Expertise with user stories, estimation, release, iteration and daily planning.
  • Strong coaching / leadership experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Scrum Master role
  • Certified Scrum Master is helpful but not required
  • Expertise with backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition 
  • Strong attention to continuous process improvement.
  • Ability to train others and understand new information quickly