Scrum Master III - 1096

Cold Spring, Kentucky 41076

Post Date: 09/28/2017 Job ID: 17166 Industry: Other Area(s)

Scrum Master III

6 months contract to hire

Cold Spring, KY, 41076, USA


Job Description

Provide servant-leadership and mentorship to a cross-functional agile team.  This position will guide and serve teams that deliver technology solutions, through effective application of the Lean/Agile principles and frameworks including Scrum, Kanban Method, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Role model and demonstrate the company’ s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others. 
  • Facilitate team organization and ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily scrums/stand-ups, sprint/iteration reviews/demos, retrospectives. 
  • Coach team members on the Agile values and principles such as collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and transparency. 
  • Identify and remove any impediments/distractions that interfere with the team’ s ability to deliver against their commitments.
  • Facilitate the creation and adoption of working agreements and definitions of done, including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices.
  • Ensure the team is tracking and communicating team progress and metrics to the appropriate audiences.
  • Facilitate and enable an environment of collaboration and creativity.
  • Support and empower the team to make appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Empower the team to self-organize around achieving their commitments.
  • Challenge and enable the team to continuously improve through intentional Lean and data driven inspect and adapt cycles (retrospectives).
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practices where appropriate.
  • Ensure that the Kroger Application Lifecycle Management tools accurately reflect progress, knowledge, and the state of efforts of the team
  • Provide reports and metrics as needed about team performance and productivity
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications: 
  • Must have 2-3 years serving as an active Scrum Master.
  • 2-3 years experience in a software development organization.
  • Proven knowledge and practical experience of agile software development methodologies, values, principles, and practices
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to coach and empower the team to reach their highest potential. Excellent team player and team builder. 
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with personnel at all levels of the organization and with diverse personality types.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a very dynamic and time sensitive work environment.
  • Ability to understand technical issues at a high level
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Must be " self-motivated" as well as creative and effective in empowering team members to propose solutions to complex problems
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to travel independently when required.
  • Agile Certification (CSM, PSM)


Olga Balakhchi
Recruiting Manager

Olga has spent more than 10 years as a Recruiter in a variety of industries, primarily focused on high-IT Profiled jobs. Most recently, she was with Catapult Staffing dealing with multiple clients nationwide filling different IT roles like Architects, Developer, Project Managers, QA Testers and Support Personnel. She is the one who helps linking great candidates to great opportunities! She is originally from Ukraine currently lives in Orlando, FL she has very pleasant accent, so apply to this position and she will definitely call you back ASAP! You can send your resume to her direct e-mail -

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