Scrum Master

New York, NY

Post Date: 01/25/2017 Job ID: 9399949 Industry: IT Perm
  • Manage day-to-day aspects of one or more teams, which includes leading Agile meetings (Backlog, Planning, Review, Retrospectives, and Daily Stand Ups)
  • Advocate for autonomous, self-organizing, empowered, and continuously improving teams
  • Embrace a servant leader role across scrum teams and support them by proactively identifying and removing impediments and dependencies
  • Facilitate decision-making, issue resolution and consensus among the team members and dependent teams
  • Balance personal ownership and accountability of immediate responsibilities with the flexibility and drive to jump in and fill gaps across the team as they arise
  • Create a motivational, transparent, collaborative, fun, and trustful environment where teams can work efficiently and deliver high-quality products quickly
  • Encourage and enable others
  • A natural leader who easily commands the respect of the team and builds trusted relationships at all levels
  • Serve as an Agile coach and teach teams agile methodologies
  • Actively identify and remove waste and distractions
  • Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit in identifying new methods of continuous improvement
  • Model a philosophy of curiosity- and trust-based conflict resolution
  • Actively reflect on your own behavior and continuously attempt to improve your most important asset - people, and their way of working

  • 3+ years experience using a combination of lean and agile (or equivalent) practices to help teams succeed
  • Passionate about technology and building high-quality, user-centered products
  • High degree of technical competency
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, scope technical requirements and support prioritization exercises
  • Exceptional organizational skills and strong familiarity with management tools (ex: Jira)
  • Experience working with remote / 3rd party team members in an Agile environment

Louise Lopez

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