Agile Seriously

Seriously Agile

Job Description

Seriously Agile is searching for a Scrum Master to be responsible for leading an agile delivery team.


  • Serve as a Scrum Master and Team Coach for two cross functional teams
  • Ensure cross team dependencies are well-understood and modeled in project plans and timelines.
  • Uphold and exemplify servant leadership to improve team health
  • Identify, document, and publish risks and issues related to the overall program and to define resolution paths where required.
  • Schedule and conduct meetings and ceremonies in accordance with best practices for Agile/Scrum software development.
  • Responsible for building team collaboration, commitment towards achieving sprint objectives and viewing team needs above everything else.
  • Continuously work to improve team performance and productivity:
    • Encourage team accountability, self-organization, and empowerment.
    • Promote and support the development team’s automated processes.
    • Facilitate Retrospectives which generate new ideas for process improvement.
  • Maintain relevant metrics that guide the development team to more efficient processes in their work and in satisfying their Product Owner and stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective information radiators that aid transparency and encourage clear communication between the development team, the Product Owner, and stakeholders.
  • Active participant in the local scrum chapters to share and learn new agile concepts.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in a technical or business-related field
  • A Scrum Master Certification or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years in software development and 2 or more in a Scrum Master role.
  • Experience as a Scrum Master within enterprise scale SDLC environments.
  • Subject matter expert of Scrum in addition to extensive knowledge of other Agile development approaches and practices.
  • Experience in SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is required.
  • Experience with TFS and Jira project management tools and implementation of best practices in Agile tools and workflows.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Effective communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be comfortable communicating with development teams, Product Owners, Product Management, and Senior Management.
  • Effective facilitation and conflict resolution skills – must be able to facilitate discussion of multiple approaches and drive resolution.
  • Effective influencer, able to work upward and across teams to build rapport and partner with others to solve common problems.
  • High level of personal accountability & mindset toward continuous learning.
  • Continual improvement – must be constantly growing one’s craft, learning new tools and techniques, and sharing these within and among teams.
  • Assertive – must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, and make the tough calls
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to engage with diverse personality types.
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