Scrum master/PM

Contract 2 Hire
Seattle
Posted 1 month ago
Position: Scrum master/PM
Location: 
Seattle, WA or Oregon(Remote until Covid)
Duration: 6+ Months
Exp: 8+ years

Job description:

  • 3+ years’ experience managing medium to large projects with both a business and a technology focus
  • Agile/Scrum experience with the ability to coach our team through continuous process improvement
  • Scrum certification is +
  • Proficiency with JIRA/Confluence and able to adapt tools to meet the need of our self-organizing team

Liaison & Communication:

  • Serve as liaison between technical and non-technical (business) departments.
  • Communicate with other management, developers, product managers and technical support specialists on product issues.

Facilitate Software Development:

  • Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.

Application Support:

  • Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs.

Team & Process Management:

  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevents distractions to the team.
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution.
  • Empower the team to self-organize.
  • This needs to be an individual that puts the team before themselves. They will be responsible for enforcing the rules of Scrum, removing impediments from their team while promoting self-management and constantly improving standards of work.
  • Advocates for and advances REI’s Agile software development discipline and methodologies.
  • May act as a source for mentoring of less experienced department staff.

Job Features

Job CategoryInformation Technology

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