Scrum Master

RR Donnelley   •  

Warrenville, IL

Less than 5 years

Posted 231 days ago

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Position Summary

 

Scrum Masters typically have a hands-on role in managing the implementation of Scrum/Agile methodologies within software development and engineering teams. They improve the Scrum intensity of these teams and coach them to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace by ensuring that they adhere to Scrum theory, practices, and rules.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Well-versed on Agile/Scrum practices & values and guides others on how to use Agile/Scrum practices.

 

  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies (daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.).

 

  • Holds regular Sprint reviews. Track and communicate sprint/release progress.

 

  • Keep track of team’s progress and relay information to leadership.

 

  • Work comfortably with remote/virtual teams.

 

  • Identify project risks and provide alternatives for reducing risk, along with communication to the stakeholders.

 

  • Possess the Ability to track and manage agreed scope and changes to scope.

 

  • Ability to work closely with delivery teams to establish expectations and ensure tasks remain on track.

 

  • Address current or future impediments to the team.

 

  • Leads the team on backlog grooming, estimation and all other process driven activities

 

  • Maintain process documentation.

 

  • Work very closely with the Quality Assurance team for various deliverables.

 

  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles.

 

  • Working with2-3 Product team on Agile transformation.

RequiredSkills

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Project Management, or other technical discipline with 3-6years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.

 

  • 2+ years of Scrum Master experience.

 

  • Certified Scrum Master certification is strongly preferred.

 

  • Strong knowledge of the Agile process.

 

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.

 

  • Possess sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and excellent time management skills.

 

  • Strong computer skills are required. Experience with Agile management tools such as JIRA Confluence, and SharePoint are required.

 

  • Possess the ability to encourage collaboration, be a good facilitator and be willing to learn.