06/02 Vasanth Sam
CEO at GSS, an IT Digital Solutions & Consulting Company

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Scrum Master - Agile (3-6 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 408690

Role : Scrum Master

Location : Bangalore

Type : Yearly contract

Experience : 2.6 to 6 Yrs

Duties :

- Facilitates scrum ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Refinement, sprint planning, demo/review, retro, etc.),

- Removes impediments; escalates to senior leaders when needed

- Tracks sprint and Rally release progress, results & associated metrices in Rally

- Coordinates with Technical Product Manager, Program Manager, Product Manager and Development Manager on the sprint progress, external dependencies, risks, etc.

- Responsible for and works with Technical Product Manager to mitigate cross product dependencies

- Communicates sprint and mid-range plan (scope, schedule and risks) to internal stakeholders

- Attends and provides input to the Scrum of Scrum

- Maintains and reports team performance metrics

- Keeps team focused on current sprint goals and monitors transparency of release

- Champions continuous improvement in the scrum team

- Champions quality and technical excellence in the scrum team

- Co-ordinates go/no-go decision making for every release in conjunction with key stakeholders (incl. promotion to SIT, CVT, Prod environments

- Educates the scrum team on agile requirements, agile planning and backlog creation, and other scrum best practices

- Fosters environment of trust and collaboration. Encourages effective discussion, conflict resolution and decision making

Skills :

- Has agile mindset, understands whats behind agile values and principles

- Understands agile software development frameworks (Scrum, Kanban)

- Able to set up and analyze agile software development metrics

- Drive to get things done, takes ownership, has positive attitude and high energy

- Must be an excellent team player

- Deep understanding of software development methodologies

- Has experience in the Scrum Master role

- Excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills

- Excellent English communication skills

- Understanding of modern software development practices like continuous integration and agile testing

- Previous background in software development roles (project management, software development, business analysis, QA)

- Knowledge with the tools supporting Agile software development, Rally.

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