Scrum Master

Overview

Our client which is a global learning company is looking for a Scrum Master for platform development project.

Duties:

Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers 
- Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self organization 
- Guiding the team on self organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks 
- Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization 
- Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment. 
- Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving. 
- Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. 
- Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution 
- Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information 
- Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog. 
- Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example 

Required Skills/Experience 
- First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) 
- Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. 
- Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency 
- Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs).

Certified Scrum Master with 2+ years of hands on Scrum Master is necessary.

Trish Lynch, Contracts Manager - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Trish is a Contracts Manager with e-Frontiers. She has over 13 years recruitment experience in the areas of Software Development, Testing, Project Management and Business Analysis. She is has a BA Degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Business Studies from Michael Smurfits UCD. Trish has recruited across all industry sectors, Teleco, Consultancy, Pharma, e-Learning, Financial Services and Software.

Specialises in: Java, Project Managers, QA, Business Analysts, Architects