Scrum Master

Washington D.C.
Jul 12, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

The Washington Post's world-class Information Technology is on the ground floor of some of the most exciting, game-changing projects in the news media industry; projects involving cutting-edge tools that promise to revolutionize how our award-winning journalists tell their stories.

To succeed in this mission, we're searching for a dynamic Senior Scrum Master to play a critical role in monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings.  This is your chance to take your career to the next exciting level, and to play a major part in The Post's future as one of the world's most trusted and respected news sources.


  • Evangelizes methodology that supports the integration of changing customer inputs and business conditions into software development.
  • You'll partner with stakeholders throughout the organization to ensure that project is working smoothly and every team member has tools to get their work done efficiently.


  • Fully proficient in applying established standards; knowledge based acquired from several years of experience in particular area.
  • Works independently; may instruct or coach other professionals.
  • Project facilitator who guides cross functional teams in executing the principles of the Scrum framework.
  • Acts as a servant leader to the team, and facilitates planning, team learning in the form of reviews and retrospectives, and adaptation of the process to ensure quality of team/solutions.
  • Ensures the tracking and reporting of daily activities.
  • Responsible for removing impediments that prevent a team from completing the work it has negotiated for a given sprint.
  • Has experience in business analysis, product/project management, or product development.
  • Have ScrumMaster Certification (CSM) and/or experience using Agile methods.
  • Typically has 5 or more years of progressively complex related experience.
  • Project and Program Management Experience


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