Scrum Master in San Antonio, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job #:  828580

Scrum Master

San Antonio, TX

6 months contract to hire

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Scrum Masters in this role facilitate and promote the effective use of the scrum development methodology. When done right, the use of agile and scrum techniques transforms the development process, allowing teams to quickly deliver value. Every story, iteration, and retrospective becomes an opportunity to collaboratively hear from our customers about what matters most.

It is an exciting, fast-paced process, requiring Scrum Masters to leverage all their knowledge of agile and scrum, along with leadership and team-building skills, to create high-performing teams on a mission to serve our members.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Scrum Masters in this role are servant leaders who guide, coach, and educate product owners and development teams through story development, iterations, retrospectives, product backlog management, and decision making, all while keeping our members first in mind.

You will creatively promote and lead an open, transparent, and respectful team environment, and apply your knowledge of agile and scrum to help teams on their journey to continuous improvement. You will lead your team through the scrum process, removing any impediments blocking progress as they work to provide our members with exceptional products.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors, or 4+ years of equivalent work experience in IT
6+ years of equivalent work experience in IT involving continuous process improvement, project management, business requirements and analysis, and/or technical proficiency

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
6+ years of relevant experience with Agile
Knowledge of multiple technical software delivery life cycles
Advanced knowledge of business management methodology, change management theory and practices and process engineering methodologies.
Preferred certifications of Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Professional (ACP), Safe Program Consultant (SPC), Safe Agilist (SA).

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS
IT Scrum Masters enable teams to create innovative solutions that impact our members by championing continuous improvement. Collectively, we are:
• Curious and excited by new ideas
• Fluent in the agile mindset
• Energized by a fast-paced environment
• Focused on the team
• Able to understand and translate business needs into leading-edge technology
• Community-focused, dependable and committed
• Exceptionally detail-oriented