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Scrum Master

Location
Oaks, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Responsibilities include:
  • Mentors the empowered, self-organizing, and self-accountable teams that are responsible for delivery of successful outcomes at each sprint.
  • Facilitates the teams progress toward the PSI and team objectives
  • Protects the team from external distractions
  • Leads the team's efforts in continuous improvement which includes; helping the team to improve, take responsibility for their actions and become problem solvers for themselves.
  • Records suggested improvements and tracks progress towards achieving these goals
  • Enforces the rules of the SAFe Agile and Development Team Scrum process
  • Helps eliminate obstacles to the adoption of enterprise Technical Practices - adhering to SAFe's - Six Agile Software Engineering Practices for Achieving High Quality Code - agile architecture, continuous integration, test-first, refactoring, pair work and collective ownership
  • Leads the team to stay focused on Business and Sprint Goals
  • Identifies and tracks cross-team dependencies
  • Eliminates impediments by actively addressing issues with other scrum teams so that the team can stay focused on achieving the objectives of the iteration.
  • Coordinates with other Scrum Masters, the Systems Team and shared resources in the Agile Release Train (ART) Release Planning meetings.
  • Facilitates preparation and readiness for Sprint and PSI Planning meetings
  • Works with other Scrum Masters, the Systems Team and shared resources throughout each Sprint and PSI
  • Uses normalized estimating to help the program estimate larger features and EPICs
  • Assists the Product Owner in preparing for various planning,backlog refinement meetings and other requested activities
  • Keeps track of the backlog to assist the Product Owner in aligning User Stories with Features / Business Objectives
  • Documents decisions as needed
  • Coordinates teams operating under architectural and portfolio governance, system level integration and System Demos
  • Participates in the Scrum of Scrums and coordinates with other Scrum Masters as necessary
  • Escalates impediments and risks to the RTE that cannot be resolved at the team level
  • Facilitates team collaboration with System Architect to ensure high quality technical delivery
  • Facilitates team collaboration with QA Manager to drive testing st gies, testing automation and overall quality process improvement
  • Supports RET and Scrum Master in Train/Team retrospectives and continuous improvement activities.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing Process
  • Works with Product Management and Product Ownerto help assure st gy and execution alignment
  • Encourages Communities of Practice around SAFeby participating in the Scrum Master Community of Practice forums
  • Acts as a mindset change agent from traditional team manager to servant leader

Required:
  • Displays Servant Leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of Scrum, XP, and SAFe(CSM preferred)
  • Ability to motivate a team
  • Proven decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure timely delivery of the Sprints/PSI's.
  • Strong Process orientation
  • Strong conceptual grasp of technology with successful history of delivery technical projects.
  • Strong understanding of SAFe or iterative development processes, quality and testing best practices.
  • Extensive experience in large-scale projects requiring the integration of 3rd party software within common technical infrastructure, as well as managing 3rd party software development.
  • Must have experience with object-oriented development methodology for J2EE/UNIX/Oracle environment, including design, testing and performance engineering.
  • Demonstrated solid leadership and collaboration skills.
  • Proven track record of team management.
  • Strong Verbal and Oral Communication skills.
  • Conflict resolution and negotiating skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrable project management experience.
  • Strong problem solver and proven ability to think creatively and seek optimum solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • History of successful project completion and team building;
  • Good presentation, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Experience interfacing with management
  • Desire to work collaboratively with the all Agile teamsand their stakeholders
  • Possess a high level of technical savvy.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including understanding of technical writing requirements
  • Comfort in delegating tasks, inter-relating with teams and hitting deadlines

Required Skills : 7+ years of IT experience with 2-3 years+ of ScrumMaster experience

Indotronix is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Details

  • Job Reference: 671193377-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Indotronix International Corporation
  • Location: Oaks, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent