Scrum Master

Posted: 4 days ago

Scrum Master
Location: Seattle, WA
Full Time
Max Salary: $105K/Yr

Description of position:
As a Scrum Master you will be responsible for being the rock-star facilitator between development teams and product owners while remaining the shining example of Agile & Scrum Servant Leadership. You will be expected to hold the standard Scrum events, assist product owners with achieving a well-groomed backlog, removing impediments, and empowering your team(s) to continually evolve.

What You'll Do
Coach the delivery team and organization to follow Agile Scrum principles, values, and practices including accountability, self-organization, and empowerment and facilitate transparency across teams.
Work with the Product Owner to support short and long-term release planning, to keep work backlog health, and prepared for execution.
Lead daily scrum, sprint review, and planning meetings to ensure full team engagement.
Manage interdependencies between agile teams.
Shield the team from external interference to enable optimal functionality and productivity.
Anticipate and address potential or actual impediments to team delivery (cultural barriers, logistic challenges).
Foster close cooperation across all team members; encourage cross-training and team support.
Build a trusting and safe environment where problems may be raised without fear of reprisal.
Ensures that Agile-related project reporting, such as burndowns and status updates, are relevant, transparent, and add value.
Runs multiple scrum teams simultaneously.
Partners with project and release managers in production deployment activities.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities: