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Scrum Master

Posted 13 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 219692

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Position: Scrum Master
Location: Scottsdale, AZ 85260- Remote until COVID restrictions are lifted.
Term: 6 months - contract to hire


The Scrum Master role requires a high energy individual that will be responsible for providing effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and coaching skills to support our transition to the agile development process. As an agile expert, the Scrum Master is responsible for enforcing the agile principles as well as removing impediments and promoting empowerment through self-organizing teams.


  • Serves as Scrum Master for up to three Agile teams.
  • Establishes and upholds Agile values and principles including collaboration, fostering a culture of openness, team self-organization, continuous improvement and flexibility to adapt to emerging business needs.
  •  Coaches teams on the basics of Scrum and/or Kanban.
  •  Facilitates Agile ceremonies including daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint planning and sprint retrospectives.
  •  Establishes Agile backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity and task definitions.
  •  Focuses teams to deliver value quickly through iterations.
  • Coordinates across other Agile and traditional teams for complex projects.
  • Escalates and/or resolves impediments to help your team ship code on regular intervals.
  • Tracks and communicates team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Updates Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product and Sprint Backlogs in order to measure & monitor against the teams commitments.
  • Facilitates discussions and manages conflict resolution effectively.


  • Certified Scrum Master (required). SAFe preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Scrum Master (required).
  • At least 3 years of combined technology development experience in a Scrum Master, Project Manager, BA, or Developer role (required).
  • At least 3 years of web & mobile technology experience.
  • Proven successful experience in leading and driving complex, time critical software development projects.
  • Experience with software development best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations.





Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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