Senior Scrum Master

Washington, DC
Jun 25, 2019
Aug 09, 2019
Full Time
Application Instructions

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

Job Description

The Washington Post's world-class Engineering team 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 Senior Scrum Master to play a critical role in our agile process. The Scrum Master increases their team's efficiency, motivates their team, advocates for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness. You'll partner with stakeholders throughout the organization to ensure that the project is running smoothly and that every team member has the tools they need to succeed. It's 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.

Job Description:
  • Facilitate their team for better creativity and tries to improve the efficiency of the development team.
  • Manage the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology.
  • Remove impediments for the scrum team.
  • Arrange daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure quick inspection and proper use of adaptation process.
  • Help product owner to manage product backlogs and to have tickets ready for the next sprint.
  • Conduct retrospective meetings.
  • Organize and facilitate the sprint planning meeting.

  • ScrumMaster Certification (CSM) and/or experience using Agile methods.
  • 2 or more years of related experience.
  • Project and Program Management Experience

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