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Scrum Master

Company: AutoZone
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary: 

The person in this role will be a passionate Agilist, and will be accountable for identifying and resolving scrum team impediments to accomplishing product deliverables in a fast-paced organization. 

Position Responsibilities - Other duties may be assigned:

  • Facilitate sprint planning, stand-ups, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Assist the product management team with keeping the backlog groomed
  • Work closely with QA and the product owner to ensure that all user stories are verified before the end of the sprint, and ensure that the team’s actions are always aligned with the acceptance criteria and project goals (vision)
  • Ensure that the user stories in the backlog are prioritized and estimated, which includes scheduling and facilitating the sprint/release planning sessions.
  • Facilitate the removal of any obstacles that the team itself can’t resolve, working with stakeholders inside and outside Technology
  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing
  • Track the team’s velocity, understand the deltas between sprints, and react accordingly
  • Interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels
  • This position has no direct reports.

Position Requirements:

  • BA degree or combination of relevant education and experience
  • MUST have 2+ years of Scrum Master experience.  Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least two years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Certified Scrum Master certification from Scrum Alliance. Must be current certification. PMI-ACP or CSP is a plus
  • Thorough understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to understand technical issues/SDLC at a high level
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and with other department personnel
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Experience working with JIRA (or a similar tool) a must
  • Must be proficient with MS-Office
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.  On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Keywords: AutoZone, Elk Grove , Scrum Master, Other , Elk Grove, California

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