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Scrum PM - Marketing

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Long term contract with Fortune 500 Tech company in San Diego!

Please note: Our client is looking for a customer facing, web agency background, web producer background. This is NOT a product Scrum PM. This position is within our client's marketing group.

Our client is seeking an experienced Scrum Master to help lead and guide multiple Scrum teams in their Agile / Scrum journey. The Scrum Master will be responsible for helping at least two web scrum teams deliver while adopting Agile values, principles and practices. He/she will also be responsible for planning ahead, coordinating with partners, other scrum teams, outside vendors and more to eliminate dependencies and clear the road for his/her teams.

Responsibilities:
• Servant leader – Garners respect from his/her team and be willing to self-organize with the team; educates and enrolls team members, not command and control them
• Communicative and social – Communicates well with teams and leaders of the organization, good listening skills, asking questions and giving feedback
• Facilitative – Leads and demonstrates value-add principles to a team
• Assertive & Determined – Ensures Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, being a voice of reason and authority. Driving teams to successfully completing their sprints, closing stories and optimizing velocity over time
• Situationally Aware – Being one of the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and address these issues with the team
• Enthusiastic – Maintains positive and high-energy, fosters great team cohesion
• Continual improvement - Continually grow ones craft learning new tools and techniques
• Conflict resolution - Facilitates discussion and alternatives or different approaches
• Empowerment - Leads teams to self-organization and innovation
• Transparency – Brings disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grows business trust
• Ensures that Agile, and Scrum specifically, is understood and in place, inside the team and outside
• Guides the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to enhance the customer’s experience

Qualifications:
• 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master for software and/or web development teams
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• In depth understanding of Agile values, principles and the Scrum framework, including backlog grooming, release and sprint planning, burn-up/down charts, and more.
• Ability to understand technical issues and relate them to business needs.
• Understand fundamentals of iterative & incremental development
• Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
• Experience with JIRA / GreenHopper (i.e. Jira Agile) is a plus

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