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Scrum Master

Job Category:

Consulting

Job Level:

Professional

Open Date:

07-Sep-2021

Location:

CITY OF MANILA

Close date:

07-Oct-2021

Client Overview:

Our client is a global leader providing insights and analytics to our customers to feed, fuel, and protect the world.  They help people make critical business decisions that impact the agriculture, oil and gas, trading, and weather industries.

Client Industry:

BIOTECHNOLOGY

Job Description and Qualification:

Job Description:

We are seeking a Scrum Master to join our team!

The Scrum Master is responsible for monitoring and facilitating Scrum processes for multiple development teams. Acting as a servant leader and coach, the Scrum Master increases team efficiency, motivates agile teams, removes impediments, and oversees changes that will ensure quality and timely execution to meet business objectives.

Your day to day:

  • Serve as Scrum Master for multiple teams across the organization
  • Facilitate daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint reviews, backlog refinement, sprint reviews/demos, and other meetings as needed
  • Build team cohesion through collaboration, effective communication, openness, respect, and transparency
  • Lead teams in implementing Scrum in order to maximize velocity. Work with Product Owner to ensure highest value features are delivered at agreed time. 
  • Influence completion of complex, initiatives spanning new products and technologies and product line extensions with an emphasis on commitment and follow-through within an established time-box
  • Coach and develop team members, as needed, on agile and Scrum processes
  • Collaborate throughout the organization, with stakeholders to identify feedback opportunities for continuous team improvement
  • Create a culture of learning and excellence through implementing Scrum practices, Agile methodologies, and technical excellence practices
  • Maintain relevant metrics to aid in the guidance of the Scrum teams towards efficient processes and outcomes
  • Demonstrate proactiveness and a sense of urgency in day-to-day tactical work
  • Prepare weekly project status updates 

What you bring to the team:

  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM) required
  • 1-3 years of experience serving in a full-time Scrum Master role for software development teams that were diligently applying Scrum principles and practices
  • Outstanding skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, coaching and increasing transparency
  • Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
  • Knowledge of agile frameworks/methods (i.e. Scrum, Kanban) and an understanding of software development life cycle models.
  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
  • Understanding and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Continuous Deployment, Automated Testing, ect
  • Knowledge of agile development tools such as Jira (preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • The ability to work independently, as part of a team, or multiple teams working towards simultaneous parallel or independent objectives
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Scrum: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Certified Scrum Master (Required)

Salary:

PHP 1M – 1.9M