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Scrum Master

Northbrook, Illinois | IT
Job ID: 108289
Listed on 7/21/2021

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Scrum Master


  • Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team and that the team understands and practices agility
  • Facilitates and/or attends Scrum events as needed, and reinforces the teams agreed upon rules including the definition of ready and definition of done
  • Finds techniques for effective backlog management, and ensures the Product Owner knows how to arrange and forecast the product backlog to maximize value
  • Coaches the team in scrum values and practices, empiricism, self-organization, cross functionality, continuous improvement
  • Helps the team create high value products that by removing impediments, and protecting the team from distractions and complacency
  • Causes change both inside and outside the team, to maximize the value delivered by the team
  • Ensures coordination between teams for integrations
  • Leads team efforts in relentless improvement by helping team members take responsibility for their actions, facilitating the team retrospectives, and teaching problem-solving techniques.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 3 + years of related experience as a Scrum Master working with SW development teams who may or may not have agile experience/mindset
  • Experience work Scaled Agile Framework and on Agile Release Trains
  • Experience working in software development environments
  • Experience facilitating meetings and fostering collaboration across diverse groups of individuals
  • Experience working as a Scrum Master on more than one team with a proven record of success
  • Knowledge and understanding of Agile values and principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of Scrum values, principles, and practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of Servant Leadership
  • Ability to coach and influence others
  • Ability to coach PO within team to develop their understanding of their role in developing the product and steering the team
  • Has basic knowledge of Dev-Ops and it’s benefits to Agility
  • Experience identifying anti-patterns and articulating tradeoffs
  • Experience in working in VersionOne