Scrum Master : Elekta
The Scrum Master is a servant leader and coach for the teams on the Agile Release Train (ART). They help educate the team in Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe, ensuring that the agreed development processes are being followed. They also help remove impediments and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement. They have a solid grasp of how to scale Lean and Agile practices and understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with facilitating and continuously aligning a large program.
Playing the role of scrum master and agile coach for one or more teams
Work with the teams to improve say/do commitments
Work closely with functional management to highlight and help remove impediments impacting development teams
Escalate risks and issues needing management attention
Help manage dependencies between delivery teams
Radiating information that ensures team's progress/success are highly visible to stakeholders and the team (backlogs, metrics, etc.).
Mentoring and supporting less experienced scrum masters.
Creating a positive and open culture where creativity and innovation can flourish.
Coaching the team on agile practices and effective ceremony execution (standups, estimation, backlog grooming, demonstrations, retrospectives — inspect and adapt workshops).
Holding clinics to teach agile concepts and create communities of practice across the organization.
Improving team's engineering quality practices by encouraging TDD, pair programming, test automation, continuous integration, and collective ownership.
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RELEVANT KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Significant hands-on Scrum Master experience
Agile experience in Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP Practices and/or SAFE
Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
Ability to work with technical teams
Ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships
Ability to enact change quickly
Strong leadership and conflict resolution skills
Proficient in MS Office
Experience in hardware or complex systems engineering strongly preferred
Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally) or JIRA and SharePoint desired
Bachelor's degree in related discipline
SAFe SASM, RTE or other advanced certification preferred