Scrum Master

Titolo: Scrum Master
Tipologia di contratto: Contract
Luogo: Charlotte, North Carolina
Stipendio: Negotiable
Job list.duration: 12 Months +
Arbitro: CWS2323_1569353509
Nome del contatto: Connor Wallace-Sims
Contatto email:
Lavoro pubblicato: mesi 8 fa

Descrizione del lavoro

Job Summary

The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring their team is well educated in and practices Agile values and principles. They are a Servant Leader to their team, as well as the organisation at whole by teaching, facilitating, mentoring and coaching, as well as being a champion for Agile throughout the organisation.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Act as Scrum Master for 1 to 2 low to medium complexity/maturity teams.
  • Display mastery of the Scrum Master role of Education by educating team members and stakeholders about the Scrum Roles, Artefacts and Ceremonies.
  • Teach Agile practices and values to the team. Help team members and stakeholders understand and see the value of Scrum.
  • Organise/facilitate meetings, discussions, and decision making.
  • Teach the team about Agile concepts such as continuous improvement and self-organisation; support empowerment of the team.
  • Facilitate Team Ceremonies - stand up; inception; sprint planning; backlog refinement; team demos.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Gather & analyze data & metrics on team performance to aid retrospectives & continuous improvement.
  • Educate the Product Owner on techniques for effective Product Backlog management; Help the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
  • Participate in all controls compliance and auditing needed by the team.
  • Adhere to all Information Security policies and best practices, including security awareness training and other information protection initiatives.
  • Other duties as required for the position.

Required experience & competencies


  • Experience serving in the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques.
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Strong mentoring, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated, self-directed worker capable of developing detailed tasks from abstract assignments.
  • Regular attendance and an availability to work additional hours to meet challenging deadlines are minimum requirements of this role.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Personal Competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and analyses issues, proposes and rolls out relevant solutions after appropriate approvals.
  • Communication - Knows how and when to develop/sustain a message and/or an idea (speaking and writing), uses the right tools to present information.
  • Resilience - Demonstrates an ability to step back when facing difficult situations and to bounce back after a failure.
  • Decision Making - Makes decisions and/or rolls out the decisions taking into account all available information.
  • Accountability - Alerts, raises the critical points when needed, shoulders and corrects his/her decisions and shows responsibility regarding cost management.
  • Commitment - Makes effort to bring his/her skills and uses his/her expertise to contribute to the success of the Group.
  • Curiosity - Demonstrates an appetite for learning and developing his/her-self in his/her field of expertise, can develop new practices and methods in relation with his/her day-to-day work.

Digital Competencies:

  • Ability to employ information: identify, recognize, record and store digital information to facilitate retrieval and use
  • Ability to access information: locate, select and retrieve digital information
  • Ability to determine data's quality, value, and relevance in different contexts
  • Ability to turn information into business insights, analyze trends and how to compare or combine relevant data sets
  • Apply security measures in digital environments: protect hardware, software applications, data and personal information
  • Ability to create information: generate new digital content and knowledge by organising, integrating, adapting and applying digital information
  • Ability to encrypt data
  • Ability to identify and assess accurate sources of information