Job Description :
Job Overview

Reporting to the Agile Coach, the Scrum Master plays a key role in ensuring the Scrum framework is used as intended, and helping the teams meet their commitments. The Scrum Master will ensure the teams understand Scrum, remove impediments for the team and foster self-organization with the teams. The Scrum Master will act as a mentor to the team in various areas of Agile.

Job Responsibilities

Facilitate the Scrum Events – Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Retrospectives 
Provide support to Scrum team members, Product Owners, and business stakeholders 
Ensure software development lifecycle processes are followed and supports continuous improvements 
Ensure business processes are inspected and adapted accordingly 
Ensure that the team’s progress is updated daily through the team’s status board to provide visibility to the organization 
Promote a collaborative team environment that foster’s creativity, innovation, transparency, and self-organization. 
Promote continuous improvement and help teams increase productivity and foster innovation 
Mentor team members on Agile principles and practices 
Continuous communication with PowerAdvocate’s leadership on where Agile Methodologies could improve project delivery 
Work with business unit leaders throughout the company to deploy scrum/agile continuous process improvement processes 
Job Qualifications
Understanding of Scrum and Agile Methodologies 
Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle 
Strong facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives 
Excellent presentation skills 
Ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel in a time sensitive work environment 
Strong time and priority management skills 
Excellent verbal, written, and listening abilities 
Excellent team player and team builder 
Must be collaborative in driving decisions 
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse personalities 
Must be “self-motivated” as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems 
Desire to “do-what-it-takes” as part of a start-up environment 
Ability to multi-task and deal with multiple projects and deadlines 
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail