Scrum Master

Austin, Texas

Seeking a seasoned Scrum Master who can help lead and support software development teams. Scrum Master will utilize communication, technical, and organization skills to remove impediments, enhance collaboration, and ensure that the team delivers value to the customer. Ensures that the team produces the highest quality software possible providing tangible value to customers.

  • 7+ years of Agile delivery experience / recent hands-on experience as a Scrum Master
  • Arrange for daily stand-up meetings, facilitate and schedule meetings, demo and follow local scrum ceremonies (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective, etc.)
  • Properly manage the backlog and aid team in determining suitable commitments for product backlog items and sprints
  • Help balance the prioritization of technical debt against new feature innovation and software delivery
  • Create a positive and easy communication channel (team, product owner, stakeholders)
  • Protect the team from outside interruptions and distractions and remove impediments
  • Address team dynamics, resolve conflict and resource constraints
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation
  • Use Jira as a tool to assist scrum team efficiency
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified or Professional Scrum Trainer (CST, PST)
  • Experience on software development teams with an understanding of software development and software quality disciplines
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary
  • Proficient in agile/ scrum development methodology
  • Ability to work both in a team and alone
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience

US Citizens or green card preferred.