Scrum Master

 posted about 4 years ago


Magnet 360 | FullTime | New York, NY

Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Scrum Master is a crucial client-facing role at Magnet 360 that supports our Project Leads. They are accountable to facilitating consistent delivery using our iterative methodology. The Scrum Master is responsible for scheduling and communicating project meetings and notes, communicating weekly project status, maintaining internal project tools for budgeting and time tracking, and general project administration as assigned. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as Magnet 360 Iterative Delivery consultant to facilitate consistent iterative delivery across all projects Coach clients and teams how to execute the Scrum process, helping teach and use the framework Foster teams’ self-organization and helps to remove distractions and impediments, or roadblocks Facilitate Scrum ceremonies including daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint review/demonstration, and sprint retrospectives. Review project SOW and deliverables with Project Lead and other related departments to determine proper lead time, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project Manage setup, execution, and closure of projects within administrative systems Collaborate with Resourcing to maintain project team staffing Define and manage project schedule and meeting cadence including go-live dates with Project Lead and coordinate with client team to schedule meetings and locations Coordination of environments, environment setup, and team access Facilitate processes using available tools (release planning, story pointing, sprint planning, task vs. capacity leveling, daily stand-ups, burndown charts) Create and review weekly project status (completed, not completed, risks, issues, assumptions) with Project Lead, send to project stakeholders Approve weekly timecards, update budget tracking tools, ensure invoicing is processed accurately Maintain a billable utilization percentage of 80% or above ACTIVITIES AND SKILLS TO ACHIEVE THE ABOVE RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: ScrumMaster Certification Consulting and/or professional services experience Attention to detail and focus on quality and consistency Build Scrum Master practice area by offering suggestions for improving current processes Ability to balance multiple projects at a time Work within and support a fast-paced environment: responding with urgency/immediate actions required Coordinate and elevate project issues to team and company leadership to create shared ownership