ScrumMaster I - Financial

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/19/17
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/19/17

Job Description


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain the product roadmap and release plan based on the priorities set by the Product Owner and input from the Team.
  • Partner with the Product Owner to ensure the product backlog provides clarity of direction, and maximizes business value.
  • Support the Team to plan work in releases, looking ahead one quarter or more. Ability to coordinate plans across multiple teams to achieve a specific set of goals/initiative. Ability to communicate regarding consolidated team accomplishments/results. Coordinate Scrum of Scrum collaboration.
  • Support the Team to develop a sprint plan several sprints into the future to facilitate effective coordination with otherScrum teams, project teams, and/or operational teams. Consult with the Product Owner to ensure priorities.
  • Facilitate Scrum team ceremonies, including daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demos, and Retrospectives. Use techniques that foster a spirit of listening, empathy, awareness and foresight.
  • Be a Coach for the Team, helping the Team to execute the Scrum framework. Act as a coach within a product area, a program or division for the benefit of your team.
  • Ensure the Team is accountable for the commitments they have made. Handle advanced people change management (behaviors, mindset) and align people managers' expectations with team members' performance.
  • Foster self-organization. Enable the Team to make decisions and remove issues whenever possible. Bring ideas from otherexperiences to the team for their consideration.
  • Removeinternal and external impediments for the Team that limit their ability to self-organize such as lack of support or behavior from another team or a functional manager that draws the team from their focus. Be proactive. Partner with other leaders to prevent recurring impediments.
  • Shield the team from outside demands. Negotiate with others, when needed.
  • Help the team monitor progress daily. Identify opportunities for the team to improve incrementally.
  • Foster transparency and visibility and radiate information to the rest of the organization as appropriate. Support team progress reporting. Partner with stakeholders to ensure valuable Demos. Advance visual management for status reporting for the team and departmental cross-team needs.
  • Request time for those who are external to the team. The ScrumMaster is accountable to make external requests with sufficient lead time to properly support the work of their team. Build partnerships with external partners to enhance request flow.
  • Understand and encourage technical practices that enable the team to get to 'Done' with high quality within each sprint.
  • Be an Advocate for Scrum and Agile in the broader organization and an active participant in the industry.


  • BachelorDegree in Business, Mathematics, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2-4 years in a lead role on projects, scrum teams, and/or business led initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience leading people.
  • Demonstrated experience with incremental work delivery.
  • Understand software development processes and procedures.
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CPO), Certified ScrumDeveloper (CSD), or equivalent Agile certification.


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