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Scrum Master I

Richmond, VA | IT
Job ID: 78255
Listed on 2/13/2018

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Position Title:  Scrum Master I

Requirements:

Support the product development process:

  •  Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed

Scrum-related meetings:

  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles

Support the Product Owner:

  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs

Support the product team:

  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
  • Empower the team to self-organize

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • A thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
  • Collaborative approach to driving decisions
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Must be a Certified ScrumMaster with 1-2 years of project management experience