Candidate must have second or third level Scrum Master Certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC, SSM or SASM). The candidate will work with existing or facilitate organization of a minimum of 2 development Scrum teams. The candidate must be able to facilitate assisting the team to achieve their goals without coercion, assigning or dictating the work.
IF you do not have PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC, SSM (preferred) or SASM please do not apply for this position.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
A Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or other related discipline is required. A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline will be considered equivalent to two (2) years of relevant experience. A doctoral or Ph.D. degree in an appropriate discipline will be considered equivalent to four (4) years of relevant experience. Six (6) years of relevant experience over and above the minimum experience requirements for the position will be considered equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, when combined with a certification equivalent to PMP, ITIL, CISSP, CCNP, MCSE, MCSD, CPCM, or CPSM.
Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least five (5) years for a software development team.
Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc.
Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, SAFe, etc
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burn down techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs etc.)
Previous experience as a collaborative leader
Excellent communication and mentoring skills
MUST PASS A NATIONAL AGENCY CHECK