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Senior Scrum Coach

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Oct 30, 2021 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Virginia, VA
Immediate Start
$125k - $140k Annual


Senior Scrum Coach

Salary: $125k -$140k Flex, plus 7% bonu

Location: McLean, VA 22012

Looking for a senior scrum master (not a project manager). Must have a safe scrum master certification and 4 plus years agile. Any experience driving salesforce project a big plus but not a must.

  • Works with Scrum Team to ensure scrum standard methodologies are followed from the initiation through delivery of Single-Family Salesforce initiatives
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Facilitates the management of the product backlog and coordinates with other Scrum Masters to identify and manage cross-team dependencies
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Closely tracks and monitors the scrum team's results and reports metrics at the iteration and project levels
  • Mentoring and coaching Scrum team to instill agile values and principles and lead by example
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Facilitating productivity by mediating through conflicts, helping team to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles
  • Keeping Scrum process on track and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Helping team adhere to the best engineering practices and makes sure everybody understands technical debt concept
  • Using data to measuring & monitoring progress
  • Ensure agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, should be able to be a voice of reason and authority
  • Has agile attitude, understands what's behind agile values and principles
  • Understands Scrum framework very well and understands values that each artifact/role/event brings
  • Understanding of modern software development & engineering practices: continuous integration, continuous delivery, Lean methodologies
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Safe Scrum Certification
  • 4+ years of relevant experience as a Scrum Master
  • Must have solid understanding of the software development process and have a consistent track record
  • Scrum Master for multiple teams delivering sophisticated technical projects
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Good communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Experience creating release plans using agile standard methodologies. (SAFe experience is a plus)
  • Ability to coach and provide direction to team in the initial stages of adopting scrum methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience using Agile Tools to lead backlog and track iterations, experience with Jira is required
  • JIRA Administration Expertise experience in JIRA, V1, Rally and similar tools

Reference: 1384595404

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