The Opportunity
As Scrum Master for our growing development teams, you will lead their collaboration and identify dependencies and risks, resolve blockers, make use of metrics to improve delivery and leverage Agile best practices to optimize velocity, quality and predictability. You are a true humble-leader, here to help the teams do their best work and  balance best practices, experiments and flexibility to suit the situation.

Day to Day

    • Organize and facilitate Agile ceremonies using best practices and flexibility to suit the team’s way of working, while coaxing them toward greater efficiency
    • Ensure that goals, scope and product domain are understood by everyone as well as possible
    • Coaching the development teams in self-organization and cross-functionality
    • Finding techniques for effective product backlog management
    • Guiding the teams in estimating practices and facilitating estimates
    • Blocking and tackling, running things to ground, protecting the teams while making sure they’re responsive to the needs of the business
    • Fostering an environment of continuous improvement and team empowerment so that our teams reach their full potential for productivity, engagement and morale

Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach for a software product
    • Enthusiastic team player with outstanding organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Understanding of the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
    • Knowledge of various Agile approaches Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc
    • Must be able to work Pacific Time Zone hours 8am to 5pm PST
    • SAFe Scaled Agile practitioners need not apply

Nice-to-haves, but NOT required

    • Strong knowledge and experience in facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, transparency and empathy
    • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills
    • Experience with SaaS product companies, working with designers, developers and QA
    • Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM, PMI-ACP, APMG, etc) a plus, but we value experience over certs

Benefits & Perks

    • Work from anywhere in the USA!
    • Competitive salary
    • Generous vacation policy
    • 100% individual medical + dental + vision coverage, 50% dependents coverage
    • 401(k) with 4% company match
    • Equity for full-time employees
    • Home office reimbursement for comfortable remote working
    • Cell phone & Internet stipend
    • 12 weeks paid leave for new parents
    • New Macbook Pro and software setup
    • Exciting opportunities for career growth
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