Scrum Master

London
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
42489
Posting date:21 Jan, 2021
Description
The Scrum Master is a member of the squad who coaches the squad on Agile principles and practices as well as teaching, facilitating, coaching, mentoring and consulting on Agile techniques and ceremonies. The Scrum Master helps to maximise squad productivity? to a sustainable and predictable velocity. The Scrum Master will also help embed continuous learning with the aim to lead the squad members to self-sufficiency.The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the scrum team. They help those outside the scrum team understand Agile ways of working and which of their interactions with the Scrum Team are helpful and which are less, facilitating everyone to improve these interactions to maximize the value created by the scrum team. Typically reports to the Chapter Lead.
Job Responsibilities
* Promotes and supports �Scrum� as defined in the Scrum Guide - by helping everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values;
* Helps develop Agile teams and chosen practices ensuring proper understanding, practice and continuous improvement of scrum events (eg daily stand-ups/demos/retrospectives) and other relevant frameworks and tools (eg Scrum/Kanban/Design Thinking);
* Supports in the creation and maintenance of an atmosphere of trust within the squad by facilitating feedback, eliminating hindrances and tracking risks;
* Leads the squad and relevant stakeholders in the proper understanding and use of relevant agile artefacts and events, helping them to use metrics and tools to assess their progress (eg burn-down chart);
* Supports in the identification of risks, dependencies and impediments, to facilitate the squad and business in finding a solution, collaborating with other teams and stakeholders, and actively escalating when necessary, to ensure resolution;
* Supports the team members and Product Owner in understanding their role and in properly interacting, (eg during the creation of user stories, discussion of priorities, and planning Sprint iterations);
* Participates in the performance evaluation of squad members;
* Promotes the principle of continuous improvement through using agile practices such as retrospectives;
Skills
Influencing
Agile
Coaching and Mentoring
Facilitation

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