Location: Beaverton, OR
Our client is one of the industry leaders in the Electronic Freight Matching Business. Your experience as a Scrum Master will be directly helping goods and products get transported all over the nation and beyond. This company truly values its employees and believes in strong work-life balance. Further, you would be working with a bunch of very sharp people who are empowered by management. Also, they have a beautiful new office specifically designed to be Agile/Scrum and collaboration-friendly. If this is the kind of position and company you’d be interested in - please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you.
Job Type: FTE
The Scrum Master will work as part of a team that will translate business needs and requirements into great products and services for our customers. This is an opportunity to work across mobile and web-based products for our extensive professional offerings. This individual must have excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully interact with Designers, Product Managers, Software Developers and Product Owners on a daily basis.
Capable of being a Scrum Master for development of Saas enterprise applications for one to three scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams by implementing effective agile disciplinary practices and ensure cross team coordination to ensure delivery with a sustainable cadence.
Supports the product owner to develop user stories for a successful product definition and to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating focus with respect to priorities and scope.
Assist Product Owner with entering product Epics, User stores and requirements in sufficient detail to ensure product delivery consistent with target personas and expectations.
Work closely with all stakeholders to identify and adjust requirements based on technical feedback, prioritize requirements, and manage changing priorities.
Participate in scrum ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand up, Sprint Demo, Sprint Retrospective and backlog refinement meetings.
Able to guide development teams through leadership and mentoring, by encouraging support and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products, and processes. Help protect the team from uncontrolled injection of work.
Communicate with management and outside stakeholders. Provide written and verbal reporting to internal and external stakeholders on project status, including progress against plan, issue tracking and risk mitigation.
Experience with Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
5+ years experience working as a Scrum Master or equivalent work experience
Experience working in a scrum/agile environment
Understanding of software design principles, tools and technologies
Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills
Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning
High productivity and effective time management