Sr. Scrum Master

Location: SeaTac, Washington
Posted On: 9/7/2017
Job Code: Sr. Scrum Master
Job Description
The Customer Systems team is responsible for continually enhancing our clients website, mobile apps and the applications our employees use to provide excellent customer service. Client believes that routinely shipping increments of functionality, collaboratively planning and working to continuously improve will allow us to deliver innovations to our customers more often.

As a Scrum Master you will be responsible for being the rock-star facilitator between development teams and product owners while remaining the shining example of Agile & Scrum. You will be expected to hold the standard Scrum events, assist product owners with achieving a well-groomed backlog, removing impediments, and empowering your team(s) to continually evolve.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities:
Facilitate the Agile Delivery Practice
- Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and release planning meetings for 2-3 product teams
- Track and communicate team commitments, velocity and sprint/release progress
- Remove or escalate team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals
- Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles
- Identify, suggest and collaborate with development and product owner on measurable improvements for the team(s)
- Coach, train and support other scrum masters within the organization

Support the Product Owner
- Promote and contribute to the betterment of the product backlog
- Promote and contribute to internal and external communications, improving transparency, and radiating information
- Facilitate value-based prioritization and resolution for new stories

Support the Product Team
- Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
- Identify and escalate and remove impediments to sprint goals
- Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
- Empower the team to self-organize

- Other duties as assigned
- Embody the client Spirit and conduct oneself with Professionalism, Integrity, Resourcefulness, and Caring

- Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience required
- Minimum 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master required
- Minimum 5+ years of experience in technology industry and customer-centric applications required
- Comprehensive understanding of Agile, Scrum & XP software development methodologies, values, and procedures required
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is preferred
- Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
- Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
- Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
- Ability to lead and 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
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Minimum age of 18
- Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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