Allegis Group, Inc

  • Scrum Master

    Job Locations US-MD-Hanover
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Job Summary:

    The Scrum Master will utilize applicable adaptations of Agile practices, principles, and tools to plan, organize, monitor, and serve 1-2 scrum teams at any given time. The Scrum Master will champion the execution of the Scrum framework within their assigned teams. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Guides the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
    • Leads by example, providing support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible
    • Removes impediments or guides the team to remove impediments
    • Assesses the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaches the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
    • Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or judgment
    • Facilitates getting the work done by encouraging and enabling the team to work together
    • Facilitates discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution techniques
    • Assists with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information
    • Supports and educates the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog


    Minimum Education and/or Experience:

    • BS/BA degree in a related field and/or comparable industry, or related work experience
    • Requisite level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I, CSM PSII, etc.) for the level of experience
    • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for 3-5 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
    • Knowledge of Financial ERP system such as PeopleSoft, SAP, etc is a plus



    • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
    • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban
    • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
    • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous burndown techniques, numerous retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
    • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team – Version One, PlanView, DevOps
    • Excellent communication and mentoring skills


    Core Competencies

    • Customer Service
    • Building Relationships
    • Business Knowledge / Organizational Acumen
    • Self-Motivation/Self Starter​​


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