The successful candidate will have a passion for Agile methodologies and development practices such as continuous integration, behavior-driven testing and continuous deployment.
The candidate will advocate the teams for the adoption of Agile, must be assertive about adherence to Agile processes and enthusiastic about Agile practices and their benefits. Educates and coaches, and thus possess great interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate. In order to stay ahead, candidate must be self-taught and should have experience of working in distributed agile environment.
- Ability to facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
- Possesses conflict resolution, does conversation by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty and respect
- Should be a friendly communicative person, because when team is moving fast in Agile, communication is the effective force which holds the team together
- Needs to be expert in estimation and planning. He knows how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects.
- Should be a good coach in Agile practices. Coach individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
- Help team or individual to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.
- Ability to shield his team from outside distractions and interferences
- Ability to ensure the correct use of scrum process
- Acts as servant first, who serves his team members before considering about himself
- Knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
- Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works
- Understand the basic fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
- Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices
- Knowledge about other methodologies other than Agile-Scrum, so that he can explain other methodologies to motivate his team
- Should have knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
- Ability to take and understand his commitment to deliver the product on time
- Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery
- Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.
- Facilitate the team for better creativity and tries to improve the efficiency of the development team
- Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology
- Responsible to remove the impediments for the scrum team. Impediments are issues and roadblocks that are impacting team progress
- Arrange daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process
- Helps product owner to make the product backlogs in good shape and make them ready for the next sprint
- Responsible to Conduct retrospective meetings
- Organizes and facilitates the sprint planning meeting
- Acts as safeguard for his team
- Forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in an iteration, which is based on evidence and reliable source
- Track and remove impediments and report on the progress to the team and leadership
- Manage Scrum Team Information & Stakeholder Register: A list of the Scrum team members and stakeholders
- Product Backlog: Manage Prioritized List of user stories (requirements) maintained by the Product Owner throughout the project
- Sprint Backlog: Manage the list of the Product Backlog items that the team committed to do in the sprint containing the tasks, assignments, and the status of work.
- Burn Charts: Generate Burndown charts showing the work completed (burnup) and the work left to do (burndown). Updated daily by the Scrum Master following the Daily Scrum.
- Manage Sprint Retrospective Log: The Scrum Master will use this template to track the results of the lessons learned at the end of each sprint (called the sprint retrospective).
- Sprint Velocity Chart: Generate velocity charts showing the story points committed and completed for each sprint.
- Impediments Log: Track impediments that need resolution.
- Parking Lot: Tracks items that need to be revisited at another time
- Budget (Optional): Track project's budget, Use the Project Cost Workbookor another tracking template/tool