Scrum Master

Location Malta
Discipline: Technology, Software Development
Contact name: Samrudhi Manghate

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15654
Published: 20 days ago
Our clients are predominantly financial technology companies looking for a Senior Scrum Master who will help coach one or more of their IT teams to perform to their best and be effective, fostering best practices and relentless improvement.


Responsibilities:
  • Fosters a culture of ownership and self-organization within teams.
  • Coordinates and facilitates critical team meeting ceremonies, including sprint planning, DSUs, daily stand-ups, and sprint retros.
  • Hold themselves accountable for the effectiveness and productivity of such meetings.
  • Supports product owners in building a high-value product backlog and defining the scope of upcoming sprints. Encourages the early involvement of team members in the process of building the product backlog.
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing barriers, not necessarily eliminating such constraints on their behalf.
  • Helps teams implement best practices and relentlessly improve on them.
  • Motivates teams to have effective retrospectives and holds regular health check-ins.
  • It helps teams create the necessary mechanisms to reach for high performance, understands that if a team fails, its coach has failed, and holds themselves accountable to this standard

Requirements:
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • 1+ years of experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach.
  • Lead the Scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Ability to influence and inspire the team to achieve excellence and best practices
  • Has a solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and good engineering practices.
  • Comfortable working with a distributed team
  • Fosters self-organization and an environment of accountability.
  • Experience with Jira configuration:
    • Understanding and writing search queries in JQL
    • Ability to build and customize boards
    • Generate, and interpret a variety of reports