Scrum Master/Agile Coach

posted on July 7, 2022

Job Description

Location: United States

Duration: 6 months


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  • Facilitates and maintains consistent and beneficial Agile Process methodologies within a software development team by conducting daily standups, sprint retrospective, sprint planning, grooming, sprint review ceremonies, etc.
  • Works with Product Owners and Stakeholders to identify and clarify priority of project-related needs
  • Ensures collaboration to create an understanding of user needs and timely delivery of user stories, wireframes, and other required artifacts needed for the overall success of a project
  • Works with the Product Owner to ensure that the team’s backlog is well groomed and actionable – defining acceptable states of issues
  • Helps determine and maintain overall team velocity and capacity with regards to the team’s roadmap of projects and planning/prioritization
  • Escalates issues of concern or risk related to deliverables and can work with Stakeholders and Developments Managers to address or mitigate such issues
  • Works with multiple teams in a Scrum Master role and is focused on the successful processes and outcomes related to those teams
  • Defines, standardizes, and sets consistent processes throughout the Enterprise Data Services organization
  • Works with the leadership to focus the team’s work effort, addresses risks/areas of concerns, provides feedback, and supports the health of the team
  • Utilizes team feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and works with team to continuously improve
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization
  • Coaches teams on agile cultures, values, principles, and practices including agile product and project management and continuous improvement
  • Ensures Product teams understand the business, product vision, and sprint goals. Develop and negotiate effective user stories, acceptance criteria, and definition of done for the teams
  • Coaches Product teams to ensure sprint backlogs are well managed, commitments are adhered to, stories are swarmed, sprint goals are predictably delivered, quality and performance expectations are met
  • Works with the leadership to focus the team’s work effort, address risks/areas of concerns, provide feedback, and support the health of the team
  • Collaborates with teams across the enterprise to educate on agile principles, best practices, and tools to improve productivity
  • Works with Product Owners to develop release plans and ensure product backlogs are deep, healthy, and well groomed


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