Senior Scrum Master
Posted on Feb 25, 2020 by Centene
Guide the team and organization on how to leverage Agile/Scrum practices and values to maximize the delivery of business value
Lead collaborative discussion, decision making, and problem solving
Coordinate and encourage participation from all team members in scrum ceremonies (Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, and Retrospective) and longer term planning exercises (Road Mapping, Release Planning)
Support and educate the Product Owner in applying the scrum framework and agile principles, and in particular the importance of refining and maintaining the product backlog
Facilitate sprint planning, scrums, scrum of scrums, project reviews, and retrospectives
Manage the team to develop, capture and analyze metrics to facilitate team improvements
Support team of scrum masters in their execution of scrum master responsibilities including delivery of sprint goals and iterative delivery of software solutions that deliver business value. Partner with the product owner to support product backlog definition / refinement / prioritization to feed sprints. Proactively eliminate barriers, coach team members on best practices and facilitate scrum ceremonies.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience. 5+ years of experience on a product development team using agile/scrum. Experience in any of the following roles is preferred: Scrum Master, Team Lead, Project Lead, Business Analyst, Senior Business Analyst, Developer, Senior Developer, Software Engineer and Senior Software Engineer.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred.
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