Technical Scrum Master in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

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Technical Scrum Master

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Description

The Technical Scrum Master is responsible is to effectively and efficiently manage the development sprints from planning to execution to review in an agile development environment. Your role will include running daily scrums, managing the product backlog, collaborating on requirement documentation, managing support tickets and unblocking barriers to keep the team moving. You will be responsible to communicate and collaborate primarily with the engineering, customer success and senior management teams. Due to the technical nature of this position, qualified candidates must have served in a development capacity prior to being a Technical Scrum Master.

The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams, demonstrate strong leadership abilities and have the desire to be part of a fast-growing startup company where you'll have the opportunity guide the development of our portfolio of products.

Responsibilities

Facilitates daily stand-up, iteration planning, sprint review, and iteration retrospective

Manage the engineering development projects and facilitates sprint releases Create or analyze business requirements documents and project timelines Guides team in time estimating practices and facilitates team estimates

Drive team iteration execution, communicates with management and stakeholders, protects the team from uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional)

Manage project conflicts, challenges and dynamic business requirements to keep operations running at a high performance

Work with the team leads to resolve people problems and project roadblocks

Able to do post mortem and root cause analysis to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity

Leads team effort in relentless improvement, define and implement improvement stories to

increase the velocity and quality of the program Implement and support principles, rules and processes Proactively identify and eliminate impediments and facilitate flow

Maintain team data in project management software (i.e. JIRA, Manuscript, etc.) to support

estimates and execution

Presents high level project readouts for senior management

Supports product owner(s) with intra-team dynamics with respect to priorities and scope

Manage other special projects as assigned

Other duties as needed


Skills and Qualifications

BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience. Due to the technical nature of this position, qualified candidates must have served in a development capacity prior to being a Technical Scrum Master

Minimum 5 years of project management experience and 2 years leading sprints Demonstrable expertise of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc. Thrives in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment

Expert coach on implementation of agile scrum

Deep understanding of the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development

Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices

Strong understanding of SDLC and Agile procedures to predict the development teams'

needs

Solid experience working with Architecture teams to assess and size story/epics

Passionate commitment to delivering products on time

Comfortable with presenting project readouts to Executive level audience

Deep understanding of agile metrics (tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.) to analyze and improve sprint planning

Ability to understand and represent both the business and technology

Excellent communicator in person, over the phone and through email

Self-motivated, organized