Scrum Master - Bangalore

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Product | Full-time | Fully remote

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The Scrum Master is responsible for managing the scrum process within the company. In this position, you will be an integral part of Bytemark’s Development Team by ensuring they are able to work effectively within each sprint cycle. The role requires an energetic and self-motivated individual with excellent communication, organization, and technical skills to work cross functionally.

Responsibilities:

  • Remove impediments for the scrum team and make sure every scrum team member has the right tools to get the deliverables met successfully
  • Works closely with the Product Owner in achieving sprint goals and delivering product features
  • Supports the Product Owner with grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Drives Continuous Improvement activities to improve collaboration, communication and efficiency in addition to reducing operational waste
  • Coaches the Team on Agile Principles and ensures accountability
  • Facilitates Daily Stand-Up, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Retro
  • Ability to adapt and champion new and more efficient methods and techniques to meet the needs of the company
  • Contributes to a positive, productive, fun, and inclusive team environment
  • Celebrates and markets the team’s success
  • Identifies purposeful metrics and measures team progress
  • Keeps the team focused on deliverables by removing impediments through Servant Leadership
  • Works closely with Project Managers to assist with various project administrative functions
  • Serves as team’s JIRA expert
  • Contributes to creation of onboarding and training material as needed

Required Skills:

  • Composed in stressful situations
  • Flexible and adaptive to change
  • Proficient facilitator
  • Proven decision maker
  • Active Listener, open-minded, and objective
  • Influential Leadership – multi-dimensional
  • Builds Trust/Partnerships
  • Effective communicator
  • Collaborative and inclusive

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in Agile environment
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Expert in estimation and planning.
  • Good understanding of iterative and incremental development
  • Deep skills in estimation, story slicing, grooming, and other Agile techniques
  • Stakeholder Management, Negotiation & Communication Skills
  • Familiar with JIRA and its application in scrum
  • Capable of handling multiple initiatives simultaneously and executing to completion