Scrum Masters at PayIt are driven, dependable, and organized. At PayIt, we hold ourselves to high standards, always looking to improve our skills, our platform, and our offering to our clients. We are driven by the fact that we’re building a meaningful product and solving exciting technical challenges that impact the lives of everyday people like you and me. Scrum Masters are expected to be responsible for facilitating and supporting Agile processes and practices, ensuring the team is fully functional, and promoting continuous improvement. The Scrum Master will work closely with the product owner, development team, and other stakeholders to drive project success and deliver high-quality products on time.

This role is ideally based out of our Kansas City WHQ; however, highly qualified remote candidates in AZ, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, MI, MO, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI will also be considered.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Facilitate Scrum events (Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective)
  • Coach the development team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Remove impediments and barriers that prevent the team from achieving its goals
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, transparency, and continuous improvement within the team
  • Shield the team from external distractions and interference to maintain focus
  • Assist product owners and Engineering Managers in managing the product backlog and prioritizing user stories
  • Track and report on team progress, sprint velocity, and other relevant metrics
  • Identify and escalate risks and issues that may impact project timelines or quality
  • Collaborate with other Scrum Masters or Agile Coaches to share best practices and align methodologies across teams
  • Facilitate discussions and decision-making processes to resolve conflicts and promote consensus

What You’ll Need To Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent Agile certification preferred
  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach in software development projects
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and principles, particularly Scrum and Kanban
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Solid organizational and time-management abilities
  • Experience with Jira
  • Knowledge of software development practices and technologies
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Bonus Points For:

  • Capacity to analyze complex problems and develop creative solutions.
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Basic understanding of software development concepts and technologies to better support the team.
  • Ability to lead by example and inspire teams to achieve their best
Annual Salary Range:
$100,000$120,000 USD

Why Work For Us:

  • Our mission matters. Your work will make life better for our government agency clients and the millions of residents they serve.
  • You’ll do some of the best work of your career here. We tackle complex challenges that are interesting to solve, and you’ll grow a ton working at PayIt
  • People are our most important resource. Everyone has a voice. Collaboration is our default setting. And we have fun together.
  • We #payitforward with our corporate volunteer program, serving the communities where we work and live.
  • Competitive salaries, excellent benefits, flexible working arrangements, and all the resources you will need to do your best work.
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