Scrum Master

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The Scrum Master is responsible for owning the Agile/Scrum process and ensures the development team members adhere to fundamental Agile concepts. Facilitates sprint and release planning, epic and user story creation and sizing, tracks progress and maintains sprint velocity and burn-up/burn-down progress reporting according to Agile/Scrum best practices. Contributes to a collaborative culture promoting quality and continuous improvement while cultivating innovation and new ideas. This position ensures the team discusses how well the process is working to produce the highest business value in the shortest amount of time while always seeking to continuously improve. Responsible for helping the team identify impediments to progress to the greatest extent possible, takes responsibility for ensuring impediments are resolved as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Responsibilities in service to the Business:

  • Ensure that the vision of the business – including goals, scope, and the context of the product are understood by everyone on the team
  • Educate the scrum team(s) about why it’s important that product backlog items are clear and concise
  • Collaborate with the Solutions Manager to manage and maintain a lean backlog while experimenting with new ideas for managing it effectively
  • Provide guidance to the Solutions Manager and development team to understand the estimating and release planning process utilizing user stories, story point estimates, and velocity.
  • Facilitates scrum ceremonies

 

Responsibilities in service to the development team:

  • Provide guidance to the development team to understand Agile/Scrum framework and ensure they are working within the Agile/Scrum defined process
  • Teach/coach the team on how to become self-organized and cross-functional
  • Ensure effective communication between the Solutions Manager and the development team
  • Remove impediments
  • Protect the development team from outside distractions

 

Responsibilities in service to the organization:

  • Help the organization in its Agile/Scrum adoption
  • Support Agile implementations within the organization
  • Help those outside of the team understand Agile/Scrum and how it benefits the business
  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of Agile throughout the organization
  • Help those outside of IT understand which interactions with the team are helpful and those that impact progress being made and help change these behaviors to maximize value produced by the Scrum team

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.

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.

Benefits & Perks:

Brooksource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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