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Scrum Master

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Riverwoods, IL Salary: TBD Description: Description What You'll Do

  • Partner with others in the Agile space (Senior Scrum Masters, Agile Program Managers and Agile Coaches) to drive technology-focused teams towards achieving Agile principles. Your influence will help achieve various milestones as well as objectives
  • Leverage your development skills to the highest capacity to help drive key initiatives and projects and shape our business and technology outcomes to meet customer and partner needs.
  • Create and break down product/platform efforts into successful execution-ready plans.
  • Contribute to the developer experience by leveraging the latest technologies in the industry to enhance current solution patterns and define new ones. How You'll Do It:
    • Scrum master for 2-3 teams
    • Facilitate team activities including daily stand-up meetings, grooming, sprint planning, demonstrations, release planning and team retrospectives.
    • Follow and promote Agile methodology and related scrum ceremonies within a cross-functional Agile team.
    • Coach the team to own and continually improve their process and practices.
    • Manage sprint release deliverables and proactively identify and resolve impediments to help the team work effectively, meet sprint objectives and ensure releases stay on track.
    • Update sprint activities in Agile planning and execution tracking tool.
    • Communicate Agile team's progress, dependencies, and impediments.
    • Participate in program increment (PI) planning events.
    • Identify, communicate and resolve dependencies between Agile teams. Qualifications You'll Need:
      • Bachelor's degree in business administration, computer science, or related field
      • 5+ years of experience in Agile, Scrum, or related field Bonus Points If You Have:
        • Experience working for a large, highly sophisticated organization
        • Understanding of Agile Principles
        • An Agile practice related Certification required (CSM, CSP-SM, PMI - ACP SAFe, KMP, TKP, etc.)
        • Execution Focused
        • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills
        • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
        • Strong ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
        • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment
        • Experience with Jira
        • Broad knowledge of testing principles, automation principles and supporting technologies Knowledge of different Agile frameworks (Kanban, Scrum)
        • Build in quality practices (Pair Programming)
        • Knowledge of IT infrastructure, foundational understanding of development tools and database technologies
          Contact: This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Arlington Heights , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield, Illinois

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