We are looking for an experienced Scrum Master to join us in helping teams deliver predictably while improving their agility. The Scrum Master has the primary responsibility for leading the agile process for one or more teams, ensuring ownership and predictability of delivery. The Scrum Master plays a key role in Agile planning, facilitating the Agile process, supporting delivery teams, and providing advice and guidance.
·Prepare for and facilitate sprint planning with the product owner and the team.
·Assist with prioritizing stories.
·Help write and break-down stories to the right size for sprint completion.
·Drive stories to Ready state in preparation for the next sprint.
·Work with the team and Product Owner to maintain a healthy backlog and plan releases.
Agile Ceremony Facilitation
·Ensure the team follows and improves their processes.
·Facilitate daily stand-ups, sprint planning, grooming, demo, retrospectives, and other related team and inter-team meetings.
·Participate in sprint demonstrations.
Delivery Team Support
·Remove impediments to the team’s ability to perform by working closely with the team and stakeholders, including product owners, management, other teams, and the support organization.
·Facilitate cross-team coordination, tracking and following up with external dependencies.
·Facilitate team development, mediate conflicts and encourage healthy team dynamics.
·Coordinate operational issues.
·Help the team with testing when necessary.
·Coordinate environment setups & maintenance, code deployments, and production releases.
·Help triage support and production issues, making sure the right tickets are brought into the sprint and pushed through to production when needed.
·Minimize changes to the sprint backlog, but if changes are made, reduce impact to the sprint by re-balancing tickets as necessary.
Advice and Guidance
·Mentor team members and other stakeholders on Agile best practices.
Technology We Use:
Oracle, Informatica ETL, Casssadra, AWS Big Data tools, Java, HTML5 based UI frameworks