Scrum Master

Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Post Date: 02/22/2018 Job ID: 27716 Industry: Other Area(s)

Scrum Master

This role is responsible for Scrum/Agile two-week sprints;  Cloud Core/Automation program management - provide program level metrics and project management artifact; Assist with developing weekly status reports.

Run Daily stand-up;  Run Retrospective;  Assist with Sprint Pre-planning meetings (audit for Product Owner);  Assist with Sprint Planning meeting where needed;   Assist Product Owner with end of sprint review meetings;  Hold team accountable for Scrum process and proper backlog management relating to users stories, bugs and tasks.; Produce Scrum Metrics and present to management and team for continual service delivery improvement within the Scrum Process;  Best practices for VSTS usage to support the Scrum Process. Develop repeatable processes for other teams, including backlog management (Epic > Feature > User Story) hierarchy and metrics.;  Coordinate demos to stakeholders. Formalize process;  Develop personal relationships with team members to build Scrum Team morale and process buy-in. Analysis/Testing:

Requirements elicitation and artifacts to support project work. Work with Product Owner, Stakeholders and Scrum Team to meet documentation requirements.

Work with team to mature testing processes. a. Creating test plans. Determine where manual testing should be automated. b. Metrics for testing where applicable.

Coordinate UAT for features delivered to customers.

Work with Automation Team to mature

Build and Release processes a. Formalize process of release planning and tracking. b. Classification of releases as new capabilities for end-users or consumers. Communication plan to end-users when new capabilities are released.

Business value/productivity metrics for automation delivered. Define data points and ensure that automation activities are capturing data for reporting purposes.

Participate in Architecture and Development activities where time allows.


2+ years of Scrum Master experience

Certified Scrum Master

Bachelor' s degree 

2 years of experience with Agile Methodologies

Hands on experience on agile flavors such as SAFe, Scrum and Kanban

Knowledge about CI, DevOps TDD BDD practices.

IT/software process improvement experience

Development or test experience

Experience managing teams

Leadership experience within an agile software development team

Experience managing multiple Agile teams (i.e.scrum of scrums)
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