Scrum Master Job Description

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As a Scrum Master, you will be a coach and facilitator for IT squad. Your work will include coaching team members, proactively eliminating barriers, and facilitating team delivery on sprint goals. You will work closely with your team and Product Owner and peer Scrum Masters to support Sprint and Release Planning, foster team self-awareness, encourage cross-training, decision-making and continuous improvement. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support team delivering new Products and modernizing the technical stack. This squad are in a unique position to work on high-priority efforts and understand their impact to the bottom line shortly after implementation.

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The Scrum Master is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific IT projects and ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The Scrum Master will be responsible for managing and delivering IT and business solutions using Scrum framework best practices.

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Scrum Master is responsible for the facilitating scrum practices in the planning and execution of projects for the team. This position will work closely with product management, development team, and various departments to ensure successful delivery of projects.

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As a Scrum Master, you serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. This role will drive through the implementation of various frameworks in order to focus on value, flow, quality, predictability, modern engineering practices, and driving continuous improvement of their teams as well as coach the Scrum Masters within the vertical. You will also facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

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As a Scrum Master, you will rotate through multiple scrum development teams over time, acting as their Scrum Master both to enable the team's successful delivery of services but also to grow the agile skills and mindset of the team members. Additionally, you will coach our agile service delivery teams in their use of Kanban, again with a focus on helping the team members grow their use and understanding of agile principles and practices. Your contributions in this role will be an important element of our agile development and delivery practice, helping realize our vision to continuously improve the way we work.

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As a Scrum Master, you will be part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional Scrum team. You'll advise and lead the team on Scaled Agile Framework values, principles and Scrum framework to ensure that the team is fully functional, productive, and focused on the Program Increment Objectives. As a Scrum Master, you will work directly on a large scaled scrum team to coach and facilitate the continuous improvement of the team. You may be required to oversee multiple scrum teams depending on complexity. The ability to maintain the principles of a Scaled Agile Framework aligning with the business priorities requires systems thinking and influence to drive to results within the epics. Working with the product owner, you will support the work of the team by facilitating agile events and ceremonies, such as, daily stand ups, interaction planning and retrospectives. Presenting to senior leadership through program increment events is a critical expectation of this role. You will participate in the Agile Release Train events, such as Planning, Scrum of Scrums, Inspect and Adapt workshop, as required by the program.

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The Scrum Masters coordinate with the Product Owner of their various teams and facilitate scrum ceremonies within each sprint. They will also act as a leader within the scrum teams while solving issues and removing impediments quickly and efficiently. They will create an environment where the team is able to self-organize and help enforce accountability of the team agreement. A large part of the position is building a trusting and safe environment for employees who are participating in scrum discussion. They will be responsible for setting and cascading best practices. The Scrum Master will facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution while also getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. They must hold a high standard for remarkable work and excel when working within a lean organization undergoing explosive growth.

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The Scrum Master will be in charge of organizing and conducting sprint ceremonies. This includes: running daily standups, sprint planning, organize sprint retrospectives, and sprint reviews. Scrum Master will work closely with the Product Management team to ensure sprint deliverables are on track and current development activity aligns with Product Roadmap.

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This position requires a dynamic leader that can oversee multiple Agile/Scrum/Kanban projects simultaneously and run scrum meetings for each. The person who fills this role should be a seasoned, certified Scrum Master that can adjust their style to meet the dynamic challenges of aggressive software development. The Scrum Master will be responsible for sprint planning, retrospectives, running daily/weekly stand-up meetings, sending out notes and action items, and helping the managers to plan work for team members.

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The main function of a Scrum Master is to facilitate in the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned.

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