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Scrum Master

Company: Torq Corp
Location: Plano
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

What You'll Be Doing: We are looking for a Scrum Masterto oversee and guide development teams and support management. The role's responsibilities include ensuring that development teams follow Scrum Framework values and Agile practices, mentoring and motivating the teams to improve processes, facilitating meetings and decision-making processes, and eliminating team impediments. To be successful in this role, you should have a firm grasp of Agile practices and the ability to effectively manage and mentor development teams. An outstanding Scrum Master -should have excellent interpersonal, project management, and problem-solving skills. Below are some of the key things you'll need to excel in:

  • Guides and coaches the Scrum Team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.
  • Gets team to a high performing level by recognizing areas of strength and improvement and employing appropriate coaching and development techniques.
  • Responsible for ensuring Scrum is understood and the team adheres to Scrum theory, practice, and guidelines.
  • Coaches the Scrum team in self-organization, cross-functional skillset, domain knowledge and communicates effectively, both internally and externally working within the Scrum team.
  • Works with Scrum Team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to influence and drive decision making and support organizational project or product teams.
  • Resolves team impediments with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
  • Works with Agile coaches and other Scrum Masters to grow within the role.
  • Contributes to the advancement and improvement of Agile practices within the organization.
  • Facilitates and supports all scrum events: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Design Sessions, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Retrospective, and Sprint Planning sessions
  • Monitoring progress and performance and helping teams to make improvements.
  • Planning and organizing demos and product/system testing.
  • Tracking project processes, collecting deliverables, and monitoring -financials.
  • Preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders.
  • Works with Product Owners and Developers to communicate objectives cross-functionally so that project goals are understood by all team members and can be completed in a timely manner.
    - What You'll Bring to the Table:
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred (i.e. Computer Science, Information Technology, Business)
    • Certified scrum master -preferred.
    • Consulting firm experience preferred.
    • 3+ years of experience in a similar role.
    • Working knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions preferred.
    • Leadership and management experience.
    • Excellent people and project management skills.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Benefits and Other Fun Stuff We ask our consultants to be superstars, so we treat them like it. Even better, our perks are designed for employees by our employees. We do this because we believe in delivering a compelling benefits package that puts you at the heart of our rewards.
      • Competitive Salary - your bank account will be smiling
      • Unlimited PTO - we're serious about that work-life balance thing
      • Best-in-class health/vision/dental benefits - your health is our priority
      • Generous 401K options - take care of your future with us
      • Opportunity to be a key player at a highly reputable, fast-growing consulting firm
      • High degree of internal mobility and diverse project opportunities
        Torq is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. - *Note: -No visa sponsorship is available for this position, all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States -for -any employer. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Torq Corp, Plano , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Plano, Texas

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