Minimum Qualifications (must have)
Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
Must be a Certified Scrum Master with a minimum 2+ years project management and Scrum Master experience
Excellent team player and team builder
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and timeline sensitive work environment
3 to 5 years software development experience in a Desktop / Cloud based application development environment
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
Thorough understanding of agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
Ability to coach the team to reach their highest potential
Ability to understand technical issues
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, FDD, etc
Knowledge and/or experience with modern software development techniques:, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing,
Pairing, Automated Testing, Test driven development
Managing the agile scrum processes used by the platform development organization.
Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
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
Support the development managers and project leads as necessary
Manage the corporate product release process for the platform
Adapting project plans, schedules, and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
Mentor other project teams on Scrum methodology