Job description A senior scrum master enables an scrum team to run a medium-to-complex agile development process that seamlessly aligns with business and technical needs.
The senior Scrum Master is a key role within an Agile delivery team as it removes any impediments that obstruct a team's pursuit of its sprint goals and ultimately deliver a product that generates business benefits for one or several lines of business.
Develop and maintain a solid partnership with key project and business stakeholders and work collaboratively towards a common goal Ensuring disciplined software development approach : continuous integration, refactoring practices, peer reviews, continuous QA, and sustainable pace as standard When necessary, taking responsibility for managing dependencies between delivery teams and third parties or between internal teams Assisting the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed Ensure all Scrum working sessions are adhered to throughout project lifecycle Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-
up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, and other Scrum-related meeting Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution, Empower the teams to self-
organize Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout pilot projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
Qualifications / Position Requirements Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience Must be a certified Agile Practitioner or an industry Certified Scrum Master with 3+ years project management and hands -
on Scrum Master experience Thorough understanding of agile software development lifecycle methodologies, values, and procedures Multiple years' experience working with an agile methodology during a large scale, complex new development project for a large enterprise Excellent team player and team builder Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment Ability to understand technical issues at a high level Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential Must be "self-
motivated" as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems Must be collaborative in driving decisions Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear performance standards, resolve performance issues, keep team engaged and on task Results Driven (Prioritizing, Taking Initiative, Taking Ownership) Team Leadership (Coaching Others, Dealing with Stress, Demonstrating Teamwork, Influencing Others, Interacting with.