Infrastructure Scrum Master 2 – Q1 2023



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Title: Scrum Master

Duration: 6 month contract to hire

Location: Indianapolis, IN 46235 (hybrid work model)

Onsite: Hybrid 3/2


The IT Scrum Master is a special role in an Agile Team who spends much of their time leading & helping other team members communicate, coordinate, and cooperate; generally, this person leads the team in meeting their delivery goals. The Scrum Master is a facilitative leader who helps teams self-organize, self-manage, and deliver via effective Agile practices. The Scrum Master supports and enforces the rules of the Scrum process and other practices that the team has agreed upon. This individual will effectively exhibit JD Finish Line's core values of Customer, People, Winning, Community, and Financial Responsibility in everything they do by performing the following key duties:


Key Components

·       Lead, manage and direct scrum teams while coaching product owners & developers on Agile mindset & Scrum practices & ceremonies

·       Lead teams in handling escalated and complex project issues and coordinating technical delivery across teams to provide successful resolution

·       Collect & analyze team metrics and provide efficient forecast of team's deliverables, directives and timelines

·       Help shape processes that increase efficiencies in accordance with product delivery and customer requirements

·       Mentor and coach business stakeholders on Agile mindset and scrum practices

·       Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint

·       Remove impediments or guide the team to remove them.

·       Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of transparency and problem solving.

·       Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and coaching them to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and in accordance to organization goals.

·       Facilitating discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution.

·       Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.

·       Be open-minded and comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty. Able to have strong situational awareness and have a greater sense of preparedness and clarity on what others expect from your facilitative leadership. Able and willing to take ownership and grow with the team

·       Providing all support to the team using a facilitative leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.

·       Additional projects and duties as required.


Required Education and/or Experience

·       Bachelor's degree or equivalent

·   1-3years of project management for software development teams, including experience implementing Agile methodologies and SCRUM principles, or equivalent combination of education or experience

·       Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team. Experience with CRM or Store application development domains is preferred

·       In depth understanding of Agile values, principles and the Scrum framework.

·       Understands IT backlog grooming, tracking, burndown/burn-up charts, velocity, and task definition

·       Understands long-term product planning in an empirical environment and techniques to become more effective

·       Scrum Master certification

·       Atlassian suit and Jira software experience



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·       Sit for more than 6 hours per shift

·       Use hands to finger, handle and feel

·       Reach with hands and arms

·       Talk and/or hear

·       Walk or move from one location to another

·       Occasionally may need to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch

·       Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds occasionally

·       Punctuality and regular attendance consistent with the company’s policies is required for this position.

·       Average workweek is 40-50 hours, which can vary depending on business need.

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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