Agile Scrum Master

| Greater Denver Area

Join the SALTiest team around in our heroic effort to reinvent finance for the blockchain era. In the heart of the Mile High City, you will work alongside a small team of talented and very passionate individuals to help construct a bleeding-edge, mission-critical, revolutionary technology that will be used by crypto holders all over the world.

As an integral part of SALT’s engineering team, the Scrum Master will work on a small, versatile and passionate team. You will tackle new problems as we continue to push our industries forward. Your contributions will allow you to coach agile team members who write mission-critical code that enables us to achieve our goals.

RequirementsWhat you will do:Scrum Master

  • Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team
  • Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics
  • Understand backlog grooming, tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Remove impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving
  • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

Project Management

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Successfully manage the relationship with all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

What you need to be successful:

  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory
  • BS Degree, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Proven working experience in project management in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Google Docs and/or Microsoft Office Knowledge of Smartsheets or other project management tools
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I)
  • Knowledge of Jira (and preferably Aha! as well)
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus

BenefitsWhy working here rocks:

  • Choose your own technology (PC, Mac, etc.)
  • Office in the heart of Downtown Denver with quick access to I-25, I-70 and Light Rail
  • Excellent views of the mountains and downtown skyline from the office
  • Walking distance to top restaurants, Union Station, and major sports venues
  • Excellent benefits package with paid medical, dental and vision--employee and immediate family
  • Daily catered lunches, stocked kitchen with snacks and the occasional company-sponsored happy hour
  • Company paid parking downtown or bus pass
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Location

Downtown Denver
Denver, CO 80201

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Onsite Gym
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401(K)
401(K) Matching
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Casual Dress
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Daily Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Pet Friendly
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