118 day(s) ago

Scrum Master vacancy at Thycotic

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time

Thycotic

Thycotic, a global leader in IT security, is the fastest growing provider of Privileged Access Management solutions that protect an organization’s most valuable assets from cyber-attacks and insider threats. Our mission is to make self-sufficient security champions, by making security tools people love to use that make privilege management achievable for everyone.

General overview of the role

The Scrum Master will work with the Thycotic scrum teams to manage and facilitate the scrum process. This involves organizing and facilitating classic scrum activities such as daily standups, sprint planning meetings, sprint demos and retrospectives. The Scrum master will work closely with the Product Owner and developers to enhance team agility and optimize the process of work items moving through the sprint. She/he will also coach, train, and enforce agile concepts across the team and help address any impediments or challenges that may arise.

This can be a remote/telecommute position based out of your home office and reports to the Vice President of Software Operations.

Responsibilities

Facilitate daily standup and identify and remove any impediments that arise
Facilitate and attend Sprint planning meetings to ensure cards are estimated and teams commit to sprint tasks
Control and maintain volume of work each sprint team commits to per sprint and amount of work added during a sprint
Facilitate communication between teams and other parts of the Thycotic organization
Update sprint card work items with additional detail and information based on conversations
Schedule and facilitate Sprint Retrospectives, identifying and coordinating improvements
Schedule and facilitate Sprint Demos
Track and report on the Sprint burndown and burn-up
Measure and track team velocity over time
Work with team leadership and product management to make tradeoffs as emergency items arise
Coach team members in the agile process
Coach and mentor the organization to facilitate agile maturity

Requirements

Scrum Master certification
5yrs+ Scrum Master experience in any well-known software environment
Experience with Azure DevOps sprint methodology or similar platform
Strong technical understanding of the SDLC
Strong time management skills
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Self-driven and able to organize own work and direction with minimal oversight
Productive and self-organized for remote work
Ability to work flexible hours to communicate and interact with USA-based, offshore, and near shore technical teamsw

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