Scrum Master - Philadelphia, PA - #59988, #59986

  • The Leading Path
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Oct 09, 2019
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

We are looking for a high-performing individual to join our growing team in the role of Scrum Master.

Reporting to the Director of Agile, the Scrum Master will support the implementation teams including facilitating project grooming & planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed.

Additional day to day responsibilities will include:

 

Scrum-related meetings:

  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Coach the development teams on Agile principles and how it will aid in successful product delivery

 Support the Product Owner:

  • Assist as needed for backlog maintenance
  • Focus on transparency and radiating key Agile metrics
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of stories, tasks, and defects/bugs

 Support the Delivery team:

  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the team to self-organize

About you:

  • A clear understanding of Agile methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
  • A collaborative approach to driving decisions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience

REQUIREMENTS

Must-haves:

  • Manage app development projects using Jira and other tracking tools.
  • 7+ years of overall project experience including hands-on experience as a scrum master
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Deep understanding of Agile and Scrum
  • Solid communication
  • Positive energy and enthusiasm