Position Description

Sr. Scrum Master
Oldsmar Oldsmar
Job Code 109
# of openings 1
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Primary Objective:
The Scrum Master is passionate about the Spectrio products and mission while focused on managing complexity through thoughtful software and product design and on new technology initiatives by being the facilitator and coach to our Engineering team through scrum methodology.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the owner of Spectrio’s Large Scale Scrum (LeSS) software development process
  • Manage and facilitate team ceremonies including product planning, product owner syncs, backlog grooming, estimating and sizing efforts, release planning, sprint planning, standups and retrospectives.
  • Coach teams and leaders on the use of Agile software development principles, practices, roles and responsibilities.
  • Guide product management teams in their role, defining MVP's, developing product charters, product roadmaps, release plans, story mapping, writing stories and backlog prioritization and management
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum teams on removing impediments
  • Applying effective techniques for managing team interruptions, and for protecting the team in a sprint
  • Development of all team members and continuous development of scrum capabilities
  • Validate resource requirements, milestones, and overall project timelines
  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years leading software development practices as a Scrum Master
  • 3+ Years experience leading high functioning software development teams delivery
  • High aptitude in training and implementing scrum practices
  • Embrace the agile mindset, advocate and champion agile across the Technology organization by challenging, coaching, and guiding teams using agile and lean principles
  • Ability to utilize agile methods in a flexible manner that often includes traditional project management which can include hard deadlines/fixed dates at times
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • The ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and work closely with them to determine solutions
  • Advanced technical skills to enable effective developer communication
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with non technical team members to facilitate resolution of contending objectives. 
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Comfortable in working with matrixed organizations and filling in the gaps of uncertainty.
  • Highly professional with the ability to enable the delivery of high quality solutions on time and within scope
  • Ability to influence others, implement change and standardize processes in a complex business environment. 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Analytical and detail-oriented with decisive judgement skills

   

Technical Qualifications:

  • Broad and extensive knowledge of scrum-based software development lifecycle strategies
  • Extensive knowledge of software development and documentation management tools particularly Jira and Confluence
  • Prior experience with software development practices of web and mobile applications
  • Ability to create flowcharts, diagrams, and various UML documents
  • Scrum master certification is a plus


Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is performed in a typical office environment.

Disclaimer:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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