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Scrum Master in Richmond at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Scrum Master Base Requirements

Support the product development process:
* Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed

Scrum-related meetings:
* Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
* Maintain process documentation
* Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles

Support the Product Owner:
* Assist as needed with backlog maintenance
* Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
* Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs

Support the product team:
* Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
* Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
* Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
* Empower the team to self-organize

Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
* Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
* Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
* A thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
* Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
* Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
* Collaborative approach to driving decisions
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
* Must be a Certified ScrumMaster with 2-4 years of project management experience and 1-2 years of ScrumMaster experience
* Jira, Confluence and/or Tableau experience is all preferred

Job Requirements

Certified Scrum Master, agile, project management, Jira, confluence