Agile Scrum Master

San Jose, California

Posted in IT

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GDH Consulting is looking for an Agile Scrum Master to work remotely.

This role will leverage agile project management to champion a project, teams, and team members. This individual must be committed to the scrum values and practices but should also remain flexible and open to opportunities for the team to improve their workflow. The focus of this role is on the software development team, taking steps to ensure the team and individual team members achieve success.

  • Working experience of agile methodology and ceremonies
  • Agile Software (Jira): use of Scrum and Kanban as well as waterfall
  • In-depth knowledge of software development life cycle as well as traditional project management principles and practices
  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
  • Management of product backlog in a shared environment
  • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
  • Familiar with software delivery orchestration tools (Ansible, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Artifactory)
  • Microsoft Office business applications (PowerPoint, Excel, VISIO)
  • Intermediate level technical writing skills
  • Ability to build processes based on application design
  • Solution and delivery metrics
  • Familiar with API delivery solutions
  • Coaching the team on scrum principles and best practices
  • Facilitating open discussion and conflict resolution
  • Updating activities in a project management tracking tool
  • Communicating between team members about evolving requirements
  • Handling administrative tasks such as conducting meetings
  • Help Product Owners optimize the backlog planning
Nice to have
  • Release Management
  • Technical infrastructure experience/knowledge (DDI, Load Balancing, Data, Proxy, Firewall)
  • Tableau reporting
  • Microsoft project, Visio, Word, Excel
  • Some knowledge of Python
Soft Skills
  • Possess the ability to clearly communicate
  • Ability to relay and understand complex ideas
  • Forward thinking, the ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Working collaboratively with other team members
  • Resilient, able to adapt to new technologies, and commit to continuous learning
  • Taking ownership of your work, personal accountability
  • Flexible, ability to accommodate changing requirements
  • Passionate about your area of expertise
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and thorough in work activity
  • Dependable team contributor
  • Self-motivated, take the initiative to solve problems

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