Job Description :

We are looking for a Full-time/contract employee for an Agile Scrum Master. 

The Candidate will lead and provide day-to-day management guidance and direction to scrum teams in applying agile principles and best practices utilizing the Scrum framework for implementation of new CPA solutions, including but not limited to updating various Tax application solutions.

The Candidate will:

  • Facilitate all Scrum events: daily scrum, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demo, and retrospective meetings.
  • Guide, facilitate and teach the Agile mindset, core values, principles, and Scrum best practices to the team and others throughout the organization
  • Manage, with Agile principles and best practices, multiple projects of medium to large scale and guide the teams through the scrum process to ensure tested, functional, valuable software is delivered to the customer at the end of each sprint/iteration
  • Recognize and remove impediments for the scrum (development) team.
  • Ensure the teams are reflecting on their performance after each sprint to identify successes, as well as failures, and continuously improving their way or working to increase the value delivered to the customer
  • Assess the performance of teams and programs, find opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations, and implements changes and steps to increase the team’s productivity.
  • Work with product owners and teams to provide strategies and techniques to maintain and build product backlogs reflective of customers’ needs
  • Coach scrum teams to become self-organizing
  • Collaborate with other scrum masters to improve the overall agile strategy and provide alignment in sprint execution.
  • Provide detailed metrics and dashboard covering tasks, assigned resources, and story points including burndown charts
  • The Candidate will perform other tasks as assigned
  • Extensive knowledge of the Agile Development Methodologies with advanced knowledge and experience utilizing the Scrum framework leading multiple scrum teams in medium to large scale enterprise environments
  • Experience as a Scrum Master on large projects including Performing Scrum Ceremonies (sprint planning, daily standups, reviews/demos, retrospectives)
  • Experience as a Scrum Master on large projects including Refining backlog and helping team refine epics/stories through progressive elaboration
  • Experience as a Scrum Master on large projects including Creating burndown/burnup charts and reporting to management on team performance
  • Experience with highly complex application security requirements
  • Last 4 consecutive years with a working title on the resume of “Scrum Master” or “Agile Coach”
  • Strong experience as a Scrum Master and proven ability to lead scrum teams in the execution of scrum processes, agile principles/values, and providing monitoring including risk/issues management
  • Experience in project management including Agile and other SDLC methodologies plus knowledge of software development methodologies, testing, design, and implementations
  • Proficient with Jira and Confluence
  • Certifications (at least one): Agile Scrum Master Certification (Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), or
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, TEAMS, Microsoft Project, Word, Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working experience as a software developer
  • Experience with modern development languages, frameworks, and architectures such as React, JavaScript, Spring Framework, Microservices, CI/CD, Cloud Native, etc.
  • Experience with Java, .NET, Natural, or COBOL
  • Experience using SQL in one or more of the following RDBMS products: DB2 z/OS, SQL Server, Oracle
  • Serving in a technical leadership role on software development projects
  • Experience Texas CPA Systems
  • Experience as a member of an agile development team and delivered a final finished product into a production environment
  • Participation in a successful agile transformation
  • Advanced certifications: Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM), SAFe Advanced Scrum Master, Certified Agile Leadership (CAL), Certified Agile Coach (CTC or CEC)
  • Certifications (at least one): Certified Team Coach (CTC), SAFe (Scrum Master), Professional Scrum Master Trainer (PSMT) 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply asap.


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