SemanticBits

Agile Scrum Master

Scrum Master in Baltimore, MD , Herndon, VA , Milford Mill, MD

Posted 2019-12-02
Description

SemanticBits is looking for a seasoned Agile Scrum Master to manage the design, development and delivery of digital health services using a Scrum-based agile software development methodology. You will be working with an empowered and engaged Product Owner on a mission critical software product. You will be part of a highly talented, dynamic development team that will be using a set of modern technologies (Angular, Node, AWS RDS, MongoDB, etc.), human-centered design, and DevOps approaches.

Responsibilities:
-Manage lightweight, living planning documents, like an Agile Product Roadmap.
-Conduct all Scrum ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
-Perform continuous and active backlog grooming
-Support all inter and intra team communication
-Calculate ongoing team capacity and velocity
-Help Product Owner with prioritization, risk management, and scope
-Lead working session meetings to discuss scope, schedule and requirements with product owners
-Oversee and manage implementation of various agile techniques such as TDD, BDD, Automated -Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps
-Manage product quality, releases and delivery
-Work with stakeholders to accurately report progress, risks, successes, and failures
-Maintain a close working relationship with the product owner, scrum team and other stake holders
-Act as a mentor to ensure development teams work toward core the Scrum principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility

Requirements:
-Experience playing the Product Manager/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 agile methodologies like Kanban
-Experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, -Continuous Delivery , Automated Testing
-Expertise with JIRA, Confluence, and the rest of the Atlassian suite and using JIRA's Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement
-Knowledge of Human Centered Design approach for developing digital services
-First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM) is highly desirable
-Excellent communication and mentoring skills
-Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.

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