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Job brief

We are seeking a Scrum Master to help create self-organizing teams by managing timelines, resolvings issues, and coaching team members on agile methodologies.

Responsibilities

  • Coach and manage multiple teams through all phases of implementation using the agile scrum methodology.
  • Nurture a safe and collaborative environment for all team members.
  • Advocate agile methodologies, principles, and values.
  • Inspire the scrum team to be accountable and self-organized.
  • Display leadership in planning and leading scrum ceremonies like daily standups, sprint planning and review, backlog grooming,...
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to determine and prepare the backlog to ease sprint planning.
  • Spot, trace and manage risks and blockers.
  • Defining risk mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders such as Product Managers and Technical Managers.
  • Recognizes areas of strength and progress and employs suitable coaching and development approaches to get the team to a high-performance level.
  • Ensure that Scrum is understood and that the team follows Scrum philosophy, practice, and principles.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or similar field
  • 4+ years of experience as a Scrum Master working with a software development team
  • CSM or equivalent scrum certification
  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Attention to detail & highly organized: able to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving

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