Senior Scrum Master in Houston, TX at DISYS

Date Posted: 9/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/8/2018

Job Description

Scrum Master
We are looking for a Scrum Master to support a new development team. This role will
encourage people to do things differently in a new department utilizing human-centered design with an agile mindset to tackle complex problems in original ways.
With a great variety of potential projects in the portfolio, there are many different areas to investigate, so you’ll certainly not be bored! We’re looking for a Scrum Master with the ability to tackle varied problem areas in terms of people, industry and scenarios. Candidates should be able to create the environment for a team to deliver value, be highly independent, confident in their abilities and flexible enough to adapt to an evolving landscape.
Essential Duties:
* Guiding the team and organisation on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
* Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self-organisation.
* Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organisation and coaching the team to
higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and
organisation.
* Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments.
* Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
* Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
* Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
* Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and
radiating information.
* Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
* Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible,
and leading by example.
Required Skills/Experience:
* Experience in playing the Scrum Master role.
* Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness,
conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
* The experience in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques to enhance the Scrum approach (e.g. progress visualization techniques, retrospective formats, approaches for handling bugs, etc.).
Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus):
* Knowledge and experience of other agile, lean and DevOps approaches (e.g. XP,
Kanban, TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, automation, etc.)
* Excellent communication and mentoring skills.

Job Requirements

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.