Scrum Master

Hardik Parmar

Job Description:

The Scrum Master is responsible for promoting and supporting Scrum by helping everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values. They help the Scrum Team and the organization adopt Agile/Scrum practices and increase the productivity and effectiveness of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

Scrum Process Facilitation:

  •  Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Facilitate Scrum events (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective) and ensure their effectiveness.
  • Remove impediments or help the team remove impediments to progress.

Team Support:

  • Coach the team in self-organization and cross-functional skill set.
  •  Help the team to create high-value products
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Help the team improve and take responsibility for their actions in retrospective.
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.

Stakeholder Communication:

  • Act as a buffer between the team and external distractions.
  • Support the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Ensure the communication between team and stakeholders is effective and transparent.

Metrics and Reporting:

  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example.

Develop and Maintain Dashboards:

  • Create and manage comprehensive dashboards tailored to key performance indicators (KPIs) to facilitate transparent insights into team progress and project health.
Qualification and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar certification preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master for at least two to three years in a software development environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules, and practices.
  • Proficiency with tools, such as Jira or Monday.
  • Strong Listening, communication and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities and bring out the best in them.
  • Knowledge of other Agile frameworks like Kanban, XP, etc., is a plus.
Personal Attributes:
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently.
  • Good understanding of software development processes and methodologies.
  • Adaptability and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about Agile principles and methodologies.

IAMOPS is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
Note: This job description is a general outline of the duties and responsibilities of the Scrum Master position and may be subject to updates and revisions as necessary to meet the needs of the business.

For further details check out our website: https://iamops.io/

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