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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-00743
Location: Hunt Valley, Maryland
Position: Scrum Master
Location: Hunt Valley, MD
Contract Duration: Fulltime

Job Description:

  • Minimum of 3-4 years work experience as a Scrum Master, having working exposure to Agile methodology
  • Implement processes, practices, and tools allow for multiple paths of delivery. I.e., create simplified, consistent, reusable, efficient and flexible methodologies
  • Inspire others to adopt the new processes and improvements based on program retrospectives
  • SAFe and Agile technical project management of multiple software releases
  • Organize and execute software team training, mentoring, SAFe and Agile Sprint Ceremonies.
  • Certified SAFe Practitioner to enable and train the team on SAFe and Agile best practices
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic Project Management: Knowledge of project management principles and the ability to apply the principles, tools and techniques to develop/plan, manage or execute projects or work plans to ensure successful completion (e.g., on time, within budget).
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices and fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like: Kanban, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge about other methodologies other than Agile-Scrum, so that he can explain other methodologies to motivate his team.
  • He should have knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Ability to take and understand his commitment to deliver the product on time.
  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
  • Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
  • Familiar with common development practices, Service oriented environments, and Agile practices.
  • Very good educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibits high-performing levels of motivation, performance and personal integrity
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various stake holders/partners and apply expertise to assure quality and accuracy
  • PMP / CSM certification is a plus.
  • Rally / JIRA experience is a must
Education Level Required:
Engineering Graduate Or Relevant Experience.