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Scrum Master

Company: RemX
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our client has an immediate need for a Scrum Master. This is a 100% remote contract position. - The contract is scheduled to run 9 months and could convert to full time, permanent.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings

Work collaboratively with Product Owners, cross-functional development teams, and Project Managers to support development and software delivery

Assist the Product Owner in user story creation/prioritization and product Backlog grooming via emergent requirement elicitation while supporting overall organizational goals

Track and report Scrum team velocity and manage Sprint capacity

Manage high-level budgeting and time tracking

Resolve or escalate blocking impediments as necessary

Coordinate dependencies between teams with other Scrum Masters

Work with Development managers to manage team capacity Ensure development team is working efficiently towards Sprint goals

Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility

Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice


Must be a Certified Scrum Master with 2 plus years Scrum Master experience

6 plus years of information technology experience

Experience working with an agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects

Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines

Demonstrated experience working in and leading teams that leverage Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration processes

Data driven analysis skills for measuring and managing delivery

Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server Agile or Scrum templates

Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep team engaged and on task

Previous technical experience with the Microsoft technology stack (C#, SQL Server) is desired

Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience

Keywords: RemX, Germantown , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Ashburn, Maryland

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