Scrum Master 3 #JN -042021-62262

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Industry: Java/J2EE
Job Number: JN -042021-62262

Top must-have skills / Candidate Requirements:

  • Agile is required
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Jira is required
  • Ability to provide training to the teams that are not on Agile
  • SharePoint
  • Confluence
  • Establish strong relationships with business owners and product owners
  • Establish strong relationship with line of business
  • Previous technical experience (previous Software Developer would be idea)

 Years of overall experience required:

  • 6-8

 Day to day responsibilities:

  • Train/Educate the Fixed income department on Agile
  • Building strong relationships with the business
  • Facilitate backlog grooming
  • Keep reports up to date
  • Work with team members
  • Run multiple sprint planning and grooming sessions projects/teams
  • Divide the large fixed income team into pods and run sprints with the teams and do the backlogs

 Degrees or certifications required:

  • 4-year degree
  • Scrum Master Certification is required


  • The main function of a scrum master is to guide a team to use Agile and Scrum practices and values to meet customer needs. The typical Scrum master coaches a team to perform all task according to scrum processes

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate daily stand-ups and supporting the team in following the Scrum delivery process..
  • Handle traditional project management duties including: scope definition, staffing, communication of status to clients and partners, and risk/issue management
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements
  • Author user stories, acceptance criteria and execute a portion of the testing on projects
  • Serve the team and product owner in turning requirements into the working software
  • Ensure product quality expectations are defined and known across the team. Collaborate with the team in scheduling work, including defect remediation and refactoring, guarding against the accumulation of technical debt
  • Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements


  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods
  • Knowledge of computer software, such as Visual Basic, Java, SQL, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field or equivalent work experience required
  • MBA or other related advanced degree preferred
  • ScrumMaster Certification Preferred but not required
  • 6-8 years’ experience required




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