Scrum Master

Due to continuous grow, we are looking to add a Scrum Master to our R&D team.

The Scrum Master ensures that software development teams adhere to Agile Scrum software practices and their working agreements. This position proactively works with Software Engineers, Product Owners, and the organization as a communicator, administrator, and refiner of Scrum processes and principles within the context of Practice Velocity. This position reports to the lead Scrum Master, and is 100% on-site at Practice Velocity headquarters.

We will not be able to provide sponsorship (i.e. H1B Visa) now or in the future.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform the established day to day duties of a Scrum Master, as directed by a supervisor, in accordance with documented Agile Scrum practices and principles. Adopt Practice Velocity?specific specializations of these where required.

  • Provide Agile Scrum leadership to one or more on-site or offshore software development teams. Work with teams in collocated or remote contexts, across international time zones.

  • Provide metrics on Sprint progress and discuss impediments as necessary, at daily team lead standups.

  • Manage Scrum artifacts and Sprints, and maintain documentation about Agile processes and ceremonies, using the Agile software tools provided.

  • Work with key stakeholders to establish consensus on objectives for the use and evolution of Scrum and Agile practices in the context of Practice Velocity.

  • Work with key stakeholders, and in conjunction with Lean initiatives to establish consensus on opportunities for Agile process improvement. Participate in executing resulting plans.

  • Act as Agile mentor and coach for assigned Scrum teams to ensure that Agile Scrum practices are socialized and in use. Resolve process questions. Foster, among development teams, ownership and accountability for quality of process and work product, and for delivering Sprint goals.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Scrum Master Certification (CSM) or equivalent experience.

  • At least two years of experience in the Scrum Master role, preferably in multiple software technology organizations, in contexts that afforded knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.

  • Well organized, with excellent communication and mentoring skills, and experience as a collaborative influencer.

?Every team member at Practice Velocity exhibits our core values:

  • Team player

  • Positive energy

  • Continuous improvement

  • Clients win

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