Job Description :
Position: Scrum Master
Location: Richmond, VA
Duration: 12 months

Support the product development process:
Facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed

Scrum-related meetings:
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
Maintain process documentation
Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles

Support the Product Owner:
Assist as needed with backlog maintenance
Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs

Support the product team:
Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions
Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
Empower the team to self-organize

Bachelor''s degree or combination of relevant education and experience
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
A thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
Collaborative approach to driving decisions
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
Must be a Certified ScrumMaster with 5+ years of project management experience and 5+ years of ScrumMaster experience
JIRA experience is a must
Understanding of Kanban & Scrum is expected
Technical project management experience is strongly preferred
Data migration/transformation experience is a plus
SAFe experience is a plus