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Scrum Master



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Scrum Master

Coach, protector and facilitator who helps Product Teams and product owners to remove any impediments and fosters a culture of continuous improvement. The focus of the Agility Lead is the continuous optimization of the Product Team by removing impediments regardless of where they are within the organization.

Scrum master helps the team by providing effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and coaching skills. He/she protects the team from churn, drives velocity improvements and lowers overall defect density, while promoting more frequent deployments. Thought leaders and effective influencers to a range of stakeholders. They enable continuous evolution of ways of working by removing impediments to agility.

LeSS framework/ or SAFe framework

Outcomes You are Responsible For

Increasing the effectiveness of agile ways of working in Product team through coaching, influencing, teaching and participating in Community of Practice activities, therefore enabling Product team to deliver business outcomes

Working with Product Teams and across the organization, enhancing the understanding the value of agility, especially with regards to ensuring prioritization of workflow and updating the product backlog

Support Product Team with agility, relevant tools and methodologies to successfully deliver complex Products; guides the team to self-organization and cross functionality

Build a trusting, safe and transparent environment for both business and tech stakeholders, where problems can be raised during appropriate scrum events, without fear of blame, and with a culture of continuous improvement

Ensuring the business needs, urgency and vision are communicated in a timely manner, with relevant emphasis

Encouraging and leading ignite communities, and other forums, ensuring knowledge is shared proactively

Lead identification and unblocking of cross product impediments to flow and agility through influencing, advocating experiments, and extending agile mindsets and practices, in order to accelerate the flow of value realization

Leading cultural change and embedding service leadership across product teams via coaching, training and providing thought leadership on agility and related capabilities such as lean, DevOps and so on

Motivating and inspiring product leaders and product team members

Agility Leads will produce and maintain weekly, spring wise and overall product wise metrics to help create transparency with release planning activities


Scrum, Agile, Jira, User stories

Top Skills Details:

Scrum, Agile, Jira, User stories

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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