25 days old

Senior Scrum Master

ryder (Ryder Systems, Inc.)
Miami, FL 33128

Position Description

The Senior Scrum Master has the responsibility of leading a mid-size team of Developers, Testers, BA and Technical lead. They are responsible for providing an oversight in the key areas of upholding and facilitating Scrum Principles, sprint and release planning, deployment planning, communication and reporting, and agile process improvements and standards.


  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science or related areas
  • Five (5) years or more Scrum Master experience
  • Three (3) years or more Product Owner experience preferred
  • Servant Leader:  Must be able to earn respect from his/her team and be willing to get hands-on as needed to get the job done
  • Facilitative:  Must be able to lead and showcase value-add principles to the team
  • Team Coach:  Coaches the team on the agile process
  • Assertive:  Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum principles and concepts are adhered to, must be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls
  • Communicative and Social:  Must be able to communicate well with teams and fellow Scrum Masters
  • Situationally Aware: Must be the first to notice the differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
  • Enthusiastic:  Must be high-energy
  • Continual Improvement:  Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and team
  • Conflict resolution:  Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
  • Attitude of empowerment:  Must be able to lead a team to self-organization
  • Attitude of transparency: Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust
  • Experience in the Scrum Master role for at least seven years for a software development (advanced level)
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Scrumban, etc. (advanced level) preferred
  • Basic knowledge of SAFE Scaled Agile Framework (intermediate level)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile best practices: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games (intermediate level)
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team (intermediate level)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) within 60 days of hire preferred



  • Manage multiple Agile and/or Hybrid projects under same/different Business Portfolio. Facilitating and supporting the team in meeting their Sprint and Release goals towards Product Delivery. Strongly serving the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers. Ensure all entry criteria for UAT and production are met. Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Coach team and supporting members on Agile methodology and mindset. Guiding the team on self organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks. Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to achieve higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. Prepare/Provide Agile Trainings
  • Removing impediments or coaching the team to self-manage/self-organize, remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment or coming up with creative ways and thinking outside the box
  • Track, manage and monitor the budget for the scrum team
  • Conduct and facilitate all Scrum Ceremonies (daily standups sprint planning, grooming sessions, product reviews, sprint retrospectives and other essential scrum events)
  • Provide recommendations to scrum team on how to increase effectiveness and efficiency with a keen eye on process improvement opportunities. Champion for continuous improvement in processes and standards within scrum team and contribute ideas and lead initiatives for the Enterprise Agile Transformation. Recommend improvements and exhibit ownership in driving recommendations to actual deliverable
  • Create all required artifacts required by Ryder's agile methodology. Generate sprint health reports and other dashboards as it pertains to the product. Maintains communication with relevant Business representative (Product Owner) and Functional representatives in regards to statuses, risks and concerns impacting the sprint delivery. Owns and maintains Ryder approved ALM tool as it pertains to the teams sprint and release and helps the team to maintain their own updates and deliverables. Track and approve hours worked by team members in PPM tool
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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