WHAT YOUâLL DO
As a Scrum Master, you'll coach and lead teams on Agile values, practices, and processes so they can achieve their goals and deliver value to their stakeholders. This role will work closely with Product organization in managing project scope and timelines as well as coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings, daily stand-ups and other team ceremonies.
WHAT YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR (Essential Functions):
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
â¢ Coach team members in Agile frameworks
â¢ Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
â¢ Be the point of contact for external communications (stakeholders)
â¢ Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
â¢ Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
â¢ Help teams implement changes effectively
â¢ Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
â¢ Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
â¢ Help build a productive environment where team members âownâ the product and enjoy working on it
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Required Education and Experience):
â¢ Bachelorâs degree in computer science or related field or work equivalency
â¢ Minimum 4 years proven proficiency and experience with Agile practices, processes, and artifacts
â¢ A firm grasp of servant leadership concepts, strong facilitation skills
â¢ Strong dependency leadership skills and ability to remove impediments
â¢ Proficient in Azure DevOps (ADO)
â¢ Excellent communication, people-interaction, and organizational skills
â¢ Strong change management skills
â¢ Ability to brainstorm on solutions to address challenges and roadblocks
â¢ Superb communication and people-interaction skills
â¢ Organized and focused nature
â¢ Continuous improvement attitude
â¢ Ability to encourage Agile behaviors, reinforce practices, norms, ceremonies, and support the overall team performance and efficiency
â¢ Identifying team improvement opportunities and looking externally for best practices to support continuous improvement
â¢ Leading and coordinating logistics for Agile ceremonies and practices, e.g., backlog maintenance, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives and other team ceremonies.
â¢ Maintaining and tracking the teams metrics and artifacts to ensure visibility across all levels in the organization
â¢ Driving a supportive team culture through team building and engagement practices
â¢ Ability to adapt to a changing environment
â¢ Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
NICE TO HAVE (Preferred education and experience):
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â¢ Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Standard working hours are 9am-5pm Central Time, unless otherwise stated in the Job Description.
In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position is $130,000-$150,000, exclusive of fringe benefits or potential bonuses. If you are hired at bswift, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, and/or experience. In addition to those factors â we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future & continued salary growth. We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package!