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Atlanta Scrum Users Group Message Board › Immediate Scrum Master Opening in Atlanta, GA

Immediate Scrum Master Opening in Atlanta, GA

Rex P.
RexPreblick
Atlanta, GA
Post #: 1
We have an great opportunity for an experienced Scrum Master at our company, here's the job description:

We are looking for a Scrum Master to lead and coach our Scrum teams to deliver high quality products. The Scrum Master will collaborate with Product Owners to populate, prioritize, and maintain product backlogs with well-formed, testable user stories. S/he will also run the daily stand ups, manage the Scrum Board, coach our teams, foster team self-management, and remove impediments as appropriate. If you can quote the Agile Manifesto; think Ken Schwaber may be on to something; and have a good idea of when Scrum-ban may be better than Scrum, this may be the job for you!

Responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders to define business needs, determine product feasibility, and establish priorities
  • Establish practices and procedures for defining User Stories and ensuring the delivery of high quality products
  • Facilitate planning meetings to elicit User Stories from Product Owners, Product Managers, customers and internal business owners
  • Ensure that user stories are well-formed and contain sufficient specificity, acceptance criteria, and business value
  • Analyze requirements across products and applications to identify opportunities for increased efficiency in development
  • Facilitate the Scrum ceremonies -- Release Planning, Iteration Planning, Daily Scrum, Iteration Review, and Retrospective
  • Provide support to team members, Product Owners, and business owners
  • Participate in the evaluation and hiring of team members.

Competencies

  • Strong understanding of Scrum, XP, TDD, BDD, Lean, Kanban, and other Agile methodologies and concepts
  • Strong understanding of the Web Development Life Cycle in an Agile environment
  • Ability to mentor and coach team members in the use of Scrum and XP
  • Ability to balance the servant/leader role
  • Broad technical knowledge including database, applications, infrastructure, methodologies, and tools
  • Knowledge of and experience with the .Net application development platform
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Passion for continuous improvement
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Rapier wit

Experience

  • 5+ years experience using Agile methodologies
  • Certified Scrum Master or Scrum Practitioner a plus
  • Demonstrable experience leading multiple software development teams using Scrum
  • Demonstrable experience managing software products for the Web
  • Experience with User Story development, Planning Poker, Kanban, and Rolling Wave Planning
  • Experience with Scrum in a distributed environment a plus
  • Experience in Ad Sales and/or Traffic systems development in the Cable and Broadcast Industry a plus

Feel free to contact me via this site for more information or respond in this discussion. Our corporate website can be found at: www.invisioninc.com

-Rex Preblick
Scrum Coach
Invision Incorporated

A former member
Post #: 20
Where and how can one get a scrum certification in agile development methodology ?
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