Chainbridge Solutions Inc. is seeking a qualified Scrum Master with a passion for Agile Product Life Cycle Development to join our product development team.

As a Scrum Master you will advise and lead Scrum teams on Agile values and principles to ensure the teams are functional, productive and can meet their overall objectives. You will build relationships to encourage collaboration, transparency, and innovation across multiple cross-functional software development Scrum teams. You will support the work of the teams by facilitating agile events and ceremonies.

As Scrum Master, you will create and manage Agile release plans to ensure successful and on-time delivery of product suites. The Scrum Master will facilitate coordination across project managers, product owners, development teams, and senior leadership to drive the successful execution of the release strategy.

The Scrum Master will provide ongoing support through coaching and facilitation to ensure compliance with Agile principles while meeting the project timelines and objectives. As a Scrum Master, you play a key role in the definition, development, implementation, and ongoing improvement of Agile practices (with an emphasis on Scrum) within the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate Scrum meetings including Daily Stand-Up, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Review, and Retrospectives.
  • Perform the role of Scrum Master for one or more teams, leading multiple, simultaneous initiatives of complex programs.
  • Assist the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Guides and coaches scrum teams on how to implement Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers.
  • Develop and maintain a regular cadence with the teams to adhere to best practices, policies, and guidelines.
  • Work with the product owner and development team to achieve and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the identification of efficiencies and optimization of WIP, upcoming work, and escalation of blockers.
  • Initiate and foster collaborative partnerships through training and coaching to develop relationships that support organizational agility.
  • Facilitate release coordination across multiple teams which are part of a release.
  • Keep the Project Manager informed of release status through daily communication.
  • Work as effective team member and take on various team responsibilities as needed to achieve the team’s goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM).
  • 3+ years of experience managing the complete SDLC to deliver quality software to the customer’s expectation of success.
  • 3+ years of experience successfully managing multiple projects concurrently with competing schedules.
  • Experience on projects with multiple scrum teams.
  • Experience in direct interaction with software engineering professionals.
  • Proven track record of learning new concepts/skills independently to support team/organization goals.
  • Proven leadership skills to guide and mentor team members.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Scrum and SAFe frameworks.
  • Strong communication, facilitation, presentation, and consensus building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support distributed teams.
  • Proven relationship-building skills.

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