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Scrum Master

$60k – $80k
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We are seeking a Scrum Master for our Buyer/Seller team (e-commerce experience) and our Platform team (services supporting our e-commerce experience).

This position will be responsible for the following:

Managing our scrum process within our product development teams;
Removing impediments for our product development team;
Arranging and driving our Agile ceremonies including: daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, backlog grooming, demo and decision-making meetings, etc.;
Helping product owners to ensure the product backlogs are organized and ready for upcoming sprints;
Conducting retrospective meeting;
Organizing and facilitating all activities in release planning;
Communicating project risks, demonstrable objectives to mitigate risks ensuring all actions are tracked and closed when resolved.
Collecting, tracking and presenting development KPIs (velocity, effort allocations, etc)


Who Are We Looking For?

If you have the following skills and experience, we are looking for you!

Critical Skills

Excellent conflict resolution skills. Identifies and drives all conflict resolution. Identify, track and remove impediments.
Experience in estimation and planning. Should know how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for complex development projects.
Should be a good coach in Agile practices. Should coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
Helps team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.
Ability to shield Scrum team from outside distractions and interferences.
Ability to establish and track productivity metrics, KPIs, etc.
Ability to Analyze current Agile processes, prioritize areas of improvement, and work alongside key stakeholders to implement the improvements

Technical Skills

Fluency in scrum workflow tools such as Jira and Confluence, including implementation, reporting and daily use.
Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development including Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, etc
Strong knowledge and experience with Scrum process, ceremonies and practices.
Knowledge and experience with writing User Stories.
Define & track metrics and incremental delivery, monitoring and report on key Agile performance metrics to leadership team.

Experience

3+ years of true Scrum Master experience.
Experience managing software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach.
Scrum Master (CSM) certification
Ability to apply scrum estimation techniques to software development efforts
3 years experience with Jira or a similar tool


Competencies

Self-directed and responsible for deliverables
Team player with excellent written and spoken English communication skills
Passionate about continuously improving user experience and delivering customer value
Able to have a strong impact while working independently or in a team
Effectively mentor junior team members to help them unleash their full potential