Responsibilities

  • Enforce rules of scrum process and provide coaching to help teams embrace and implement Agile Scrum principles and practices
  • Facilitate team meetings (daily stand-up, sprint planning, review, demo and retrospective etc)
  • Support Product Owner and work closely with the team in product backlog grooming, program increment planning, sprint level planning / tracking and building software release plan
  • Identify risks, barriers blocking the team and work with internal / external resources to remove or resolve the impediments
  • Build and develop high-performing, self-organizing teams by facilitating team collaboration, manage conflicts resolutions and team challenges
  • Lead teams to meet their goals and promote continuous improvement in areas including quality, predictability, flow, velocity and work processes
  • Protect the team from distractions and external interferences
  • Maintain a proper power of balance among the project owner, scrum team and management
  • Create communication channels, coordinate activities with other remote teams
  • Attend Scrum of Scrums meetings
  • Communicates status, report progress to management and outside stakeholders

Requirements

  • Master /Bachelor in Business/Computer Science/Computer Engineering or a related field
  • Min. 3 to 5 years of Scrum master experience
  • Certified Scrum Master and Scrum Professional
  • Strong working knowledge of Scrum concepts, rules and practices
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Kanban, XP, Lean, SAFe etc.
  • Proven ability to coach team to ensure Agile / Scrum principles, practices are adhered to by the team
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Proven results of having created useful, reliable and practical plans through sprints executions
  • Familiar with software development processes, procedures and product development life cycle.
  • Nice to have exposure to Scaling of agile practices and SAFe or other scaling certification/s
  • Experience using Agile development tracking tools such as Jira, Rally, Version One etc
  • Experience in network communications background preferred
  • PMP certification is a bonus