Sr. Scrum Master in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


This is a senior level role in PODS Enterprises, LLC IT department and the role will serve directly as a Scrum Master for one or more scrum delivery teams. In this capacity the Scrum Master will serve as an Agile evangelist to the organization. 


  • Leading the Agile practice by helping everyone understand Scrum theory, practices, rules, and values.
  • Coaches the Development Team in an organizational environment where Scrum is not fully adopted and understood.
  • Works closely with the Product Owner to ensure goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on the Scrum team.
  • Assists in removing impediments for the Development Team
  • Coaches the Development Team in an organizational environment where Scrum is not fully adopted and understood.
  • Conducts daily standups, sprint reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives with the Scrum teams
  • Enforces user story standards and acceptance criteria best practices
  • Responsible for sprint reporting that includes, but may not be limited to burndown charts, velocity reporting, and blockers
  • Expanding the Agile practices and Agile/Scrum frameworks to functional areas outside the IT organization.
  • Works to adopt some elements of the SAFe Framework by establishing program increment planning for larger release trains or "projects".
  • Monitor and guide teams within the organization by coaching the team and other leaders within the IT organization to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Fosters the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that follows best practices of effective Agile teams. Building a trusting and safe environment that promotes collaboration among all team members and leadership.

Job Requirements


JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related technology field or equivalent work experience
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) required
  • SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master (SSM) – from Scaled Agile required
  • 3 plus years experience as a Scrum Master
  • Experience with Agile tools such as AzureDevOps or JIRA
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills to engage and motivate team members
  • Demonstrates initiative and strong attention to detail
  • High-level of proficiency in Scrum, Kanban, DevOps and other Agile development techniques
  • Capable of leading the implementation of Agile practices across multiple IT functional areas 

Preferred Requirements

  • Advanced Certified Scrum Master certification highly-desired
  • Strong emphasis on teamwork and close collaboration across all roles and functions
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Scaled Agile practices
  • Experience in leading organizations with agile transformations

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.

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