PDS Tech Inc Scrum Master in Plano, Texas

PDS Tech is seeking a Scrum Master with 2 years of experience being in a 100% Scrum Maste r role within a Software Development Team for a 6+ Month Contract in Plano, TX.

Are you a master in facilitating stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, grooming, and sprint & release planning ? We are looking for a candidate with 7-10 years total experience , with 2 as a 100% Scrum Maste r , who can come in and help guide the team on Agile practices and scrum principals.

If you are interested, please apply here or email your resume to Jill Maasberg at jmaasberg@pdstech.com .

About the Role:

The Scrum Master is a servant leader who enables squads to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver results via effective Lean-Agile practices, supporting and enforcing the Scrum process and other rules that the team has agreed upon.

  • Be responsible for supporting and coaching the Product Owner on Agile/Scrum practices

  • Lead, arrange, and Facilitate/participate in key Agile rituals across squads including, stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, grooming, and sprint & release planning

  • Help to “stand-up” (organize and form) new software development teams (aka squads).

  • Guide and coach the squads and the organization to follow Agile/Scrum practices

  • Guide and coach the squads to become self-organized

  • Help the squads form a basis for Scrum Maturity’ so they can set goals to reach higher levels of maturity

  • Improve transparency within the squad and between the squad and the larger organization

  • Remove impediments

  • Guide the squad to find the right person within the organization that can help them succeed

  • Build a safe and trusting environment where conflicts can be managed in a healthy way without fear of blame

About You:

  • Two years of experience as a Scrum Master for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) (preferred)

  • Expertise with Trello, JIRA, Rally, Agile Accelerator, or Copado (preferred)

  • Data Management (preferred)

  • API Development (preferred)

  • Open Source development experience (preferred)

  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE) training (preferred)

  • Salesforce scrum experience (preferred)

Nice to Have:

  • Toyota Business Practices Training and Understanding

  • Captive Auto Finance

  • Expertise with Trello, JIRA, Rally, Agile Accelerator, or Copado

  • Five (5) or more years as a Software Developer, Architect or Analyst

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.