Job Description :
This is Siva from USG. I hope you are doing great. We have an urgent requirement with one of our client for a Scrum Master. Please go through the requirement and get back to me ASAP.
Job Title : Scrum Master

Location : Atlanta , GA

Duration : Long Term

Relevant Experience (Yrs) : 12+ years of experience

Technical/Functional Skills :

First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM Second level would be a plus.
o Minimum Experience 8+ years of playing the Scrum Master role for a software development team.
o Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
o Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc.
o Good skills and knowledge of leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
o Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc
o Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
o Prior experience on Technologies used by Java/ Micro Services and KAFKA, TESTNG, Selinium and JBehave tools will be added Advantage
o Domain experience of Retail, Supply Chain domains will be added Advantage
o Previous experience as a collaborative leader
o Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Roles & Responsibilities :

o Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers
o Providing all support to the team using a leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.
o Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
o Guiding and Coaching the team on how to get the most out of self organization
o Guiding and Coaching the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks
o Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
o Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
o Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
o Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
o Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
o Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
o Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining(aka grooming) and managing the product backlog.

Generic Skills :

o Think out of the box to provide suggestions
o Nice to have some knowledge in Retail business
o Be extremely proactive and independent
o Be a value addition to the team to collaborate and achieve success by completing project goals