Job ID: IND-SCR-231

Department: Software Development
Job Type: Permanent
Location: India

Job Details

We are looking for a Scrum Master to coordinate and coach our software development team as a go-to person for applying scrum to produce high-quality work.  Needless to say -  duties include managing timelines, resolving problems and coaching team members on Agile methodologies. The person needs to be based in one of our offices in India - either Calicut or Trivandrum.

Key responsibilities:

Manage each project’s scope and timeline
Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
Coach team members in Agile frameworks
Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
Help teams implement changes effectively
Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it

Requirements (Qualifications/Experience/Competencies)

Experience in a scrum master role
Familiarity with software development
Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP etc.)
Excellent communication and servant leadership skills
Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
Outstanding organizational skills
Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field
Scrum master certification is a plus