Scrum Master in Houston, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description

Are you a Certified Scrum Master who resides in Houston, Texas?

Do you have over 5 years experience driving project time lines and facilitating sprint cycles?

Are you on the market looking for a full-time position that offers great health benefits, a matching 401k plan with stocks?  

Do you have great communication and documentation skills and functions well in a collaborative team environment?

If you answers yes these questions, you could be the ideal candidate for this position!

This individual will coach Agile team by instilling agile practices & methods, raising the performance of agile teams through impediment management, continuous improvement, and process facilitation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitates effective sprint planning sessions, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives, promoting team ownership
  • Provides insight into the priorities, through an understanding of technical issues, and identifying dependencies on other teams
  • Provides experience and insights for the Product Owner and team in the creation and ongoing management of the backlog( Backlog grooming)
  • Coaches teams to interact in ways that ensure clear communication of product requirements and team commitments
  • Coaches continuous improvement and self-organizing behaviors in the team while promoting the use of Agile practices
  • Act as a gate keeper and block all distractions to development team
  • Clears the team's impediments and ensures team is raising and clearing impediments on a daily basis
  • Reviews progress, issues, and risks and teaches team to conducts problem analysis as well as conflict resolution
  • Identifies gaps in knowledge and addresses them through teaching, mentoring, and coaching of best practices across teams
  • Mentors other SMs through Community of Practice and other informal forums

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in an Agile environment and at least 3 years as Scrum Master
  • Strong understanding of Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban, and other Agile development frameworks
  • Strong understanding of Agile Project Management Tools such as Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, Trello etc.

Please send your resume to Rod Calloway @ rcalloway@volt.com . 

Volt WorkForce Solution is an equal opportunity employer.