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Scrum Master

Keywords / Skills : Scrum Master, scrummaster, scrum

2 - 5 years
Posted: 2019-08-19

IT/Computers - Hardware & Networking
IT/Computers - Software
Software Engineer/Programmer
Posted On
19th Aug 2019
Job Description
Duties of a ScrumMaster to the Product Owner

The Scrum Master serves the Product Owner in several ways, including:

• Ensuring that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible;

• Finding techniques for effective Product Backlog management;

• Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items;

• Understanding product planning in an empirical environment;

• Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value;

• Understanding and practicing agility; and,

• Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.

Duties of a ScrumMaster to the Development Team

The Scrum Master serves the Development Team in several ways, including:

• Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality;

• Helping the Development Team to create high-value products;

• Removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress;

• Facilitating Scrum events (Daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings) as requested or needed; and,

• Coaching the Development Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is not yet fully adopted and understood.

Duties of a ScrumMaster to the Organization

The Scrum Master serves the organization in several ways, including:

• Leading and coaching the organization in its Scrum adoption;

• Planning Scrum implementations within the organization;

• Helping employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development;

• Causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team; and,

• Working with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.

Other Items To Consider:

• Knowledge in other agile methodologies like Kanban, XP, etc.

• Knowledge on agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

• Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.

• Knowledge in estimating and forecasting

• Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures

• Possesses conflict resolution skills

• ScrumMaster Certification

• Servant leader attitude, committed, communicative, collaborative

About Company

Quess serves over 1,700+ clients worldwide. Quess has a team of over ~261,700 employees across India, North America, South America, South East Asia and the Middle East across segments such as Industrials, Facility Management, People Services, Technology Solutions and Internet Business.
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