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Agile Scrum Master

Company: Cynet Systems
Location: Cary
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • The Scrum Master will support the teams continuous progress by ensuring each person is working on the right tasks, helping to remove any obstacles, and protecting the team from distractions.
  • The Scrum Master will maintain communication, transparency and visibility with sponsors, collaborators, Product Owners and others involved with the sprints. Responsibilities and Estimated Percentage of Time Each Requires:

    Scrum Team Support:
    • Facilitate conversations that will help the team come up with their own solutions
    • Facilitates the removal of obstacles and distractions that impede the teams velocity.
    • Assist team in sizing-up efforts and tracks team velocity.
    • Radiates team information to promote visibility and transparency.
    • Promotes team brainstorming to identify potential solutions.
    • Educates team and stakeholders on their. Role and Responsibilities:
      • Ensure individual and team accountability.
      • Ascertains the teams needs in training, materials and support.
      • Escalates to appropriate personnel as needed.
      • Identifies precursors to team derailment and develops a safe environment to promote conversations address potential conflict areas to maintain the overall health of the team and its members.
      • Researches and identifies unique frameworks and methodologies that can be incorporated within the team to increase overall team hygiene and create a hyper-collaborative environment. Event Facilitation:
        • Facilitate Scrum and/or other ceremonies put in place for communication purposes - Retrospective, Sprint Planning, refinement sessions, backlog discussions, Sprint Review, Daily Stand-ups, etc. Product Owner Partnership:
          • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
          • Ensure everyone on the team understands the projects goals and scope.
          • Other Job Duties and Projects As Assigned. Experience, Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities (Minimum Required):
            Certifications:
            • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I) required Experience/ Knowledge:
              • 5+ years of leading projects and/or agile teams required.
              • Strong knowledge of SCRUM theory, rules and practices.
              • Knowledge of Agile techniques such as: User Stories, Continuous Integration, Quality checks.
              • Knowledge about task estimation and tracking such as burndown metrics, velocities, and effective backlog management.
              • Experience with Jira or other tool for managing Sprints and User Stories.
              • Knowledge of other agile methodologies and frameworks such as Kanban.
              • Lean Six Sigma Knowledge 5S, Waste Elimination. Computer Skills:
                • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Visio.
                • TBD Agile Software. Other Specialized Skills and Abilities:
                  • Effective communicator with the ability to maintain a cohesive team.
                  • Strong verbal, written, listening and presentation communication skills.
                  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
                  • Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization.
                  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques and strong analytical skills.
                  • Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a collaborative team across the organization.
                  • Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment and manage multiple priorities.
                  • Demonstrated critical thinking and decision-making skills.
                  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
                  • Exhibits high Emotional Intelligence.
                  • Demonstrates proficiency in conflict resolution.
                  • Ability to track and remove impediments.
                  • Proficiency in estimation and planning.

Keywords: Cynet Systems, Cary , Agile Scrum Master, Other , Cary, North Carolina

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