Scrum Master / Project Manager

HK Technology

16 Apr 2018

HK

Technology

Software Engineering

Full Time

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As a Scrum Master you will ensure the teams pragmatically follow the principles of scrum. You will wear many hats in this role including being a motivational speaker, coach driver, obstacle mover, progress monitor. Your key responsibilities will include:

Service to the Team

  • Facilitating scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, daily stand-ups and all other scrum rituals (backlog grooming, estimation, retrospectives, release planning…)
  • Coaching the team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Coaching the team in organizational environments in which scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood
  • Removing impediments to the team’s progress to its sprint commitments
  • Enacting change and drive continuous improvements toward consistent delivery of a working product and superior productivity of the team
  • Ensuring team execution and delivery to committed sprint work
  • Protecting team from over-commitment

Service to the Product Owner

  • Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management
  • Creating channels for communicating vision, goals, and Product Backlog items to the team
  • Teaching the team to create clear and concise Backlog items
  • Understanding long-term product planning

Service to the Organization

  • Leading and coaching the organization in its scrum adoption
  • Planning scrum implementations within the organization
  • Helping associates and stakeholders understand and enact scrum in their lines of business
  • Identify, manage, help mitigate project issues and risks
  • Compliance with internal policies for project delivery

A successful Scrum Master will…

  • Be a high-bandwidth leader who can cut through the noise, simplify relentlessly, deliver results, and build great teams around themselves.
  • Collaborate and partner within and beyond one’s team; builds productive relationships with others Communicate effectively across diverse audiences within and outside of the Sprint Team (Stakeholders, Executives).
  • Motivate and model open communication to help surface issues for faster resolution
  • Foster creativity and empowerment for the team
  • Be able to remove obstacles for the team or to direct obstacles to appropriate owners for quick resolution
  • Provide perspective to the team and keeps team focused on critical deliverables and tasks
  • Possess the ability to work with and influence wide range of stakeholders across roles and levels (business, compliance, legal, IT…)

Qualifications:

  • Must be a certified Scrum Master or Agile Practitioner Certification (CSM and/or PMI-ACP)
  • PMP or Six Sigma Certification, PMI course completion is desirable
  • 2+ years of Scrum Master experience for a software development team
  • 1+ years of people management experience
  • Understand fundamentals of iterative development, software development and processes
  • Demonstrated experience with change management across multiple teams, products, environments and technologies
  • Moderate to expert-level knowledge of Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent problem solving and influencing skills

Very competitive compensation package.

Interested candidates, please send your resume. All information will be treated as strictly confidential.