Scrum Master




Project Management and Business Consulting


Senior Scrum Master is responsible to facilitating daily Scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings.
Possesses conflict resolution, does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect.
Should be a friendly communicative person, because when team is moving fast in Agile, communication is the effective force, which holds the team together.
Needs to forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration, which is based on evidence and reliable source.
Needs to be expert in estimation and planning. S/he knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.
Should be a good coach in Agile practices. S/he can coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.
Ability to shield the team from outside distractions and interferences.
Ability to ensure the correct use of scrum process.
Ability to track and remove impediments.
S/he is a servant first, who serves the team members before considering about her/himself.

Facilitate the team for better creativity and tries to improve the efficiency of the development team.
Responsible for managing the 3-4 Agile projects including one of the biggest in terms of complexity and the team size.
In charge of scrum process with the coordination of Scrum team in Agile methodology.
Responsible to remove the impediments for the scrum team.
Arranges daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process.
Help product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint.
Help and gives coaching to less experienced Scrum Masters.
Responsible to conduct retrospective meetings.
Organize and facilitate the sprint planning meeting.
Act as safeguard for the team.

Technical skills:

At least +6 years of experience as a PM and more recently +5 years as a Scrum Master (Microsoft Developer background is nice to have but not mandatory)
Knowledge of Agile methodology and Scrum frameworks.
Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.
Understand the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.
Strong knowledge of Scrum theory rules and practices.
At least basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand her/his team needs.
He should have knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
Ability to take and understand her/his commitment to deliver the product on time.
Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
Familiar with common development practices, service oriented environments, and Agile practices.
Fluent communication in English, knowledge of Dutch would be a big plus.
Available for new assignment in August/beginning of September the latest.

Contact person:

Contact name: Recruitment IT Staffing