Lead Scrum Master

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $110,000 per year

job description

Lead Scrum Master

job summary:
Our client, a leading global provider of data in the financial sector is looking for a Scrum Master to join their Global Center of Excellence (CoE.) This role is for an experienced Scrum Master with technical and business acumen, who can collaborate on the next generation of digital products for internal and external customers. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing a Scrum team as well as experience working with product owners and a variety of stakeholder groups. This position requires the ability to balance leadership, implementation, know how, and team facilitation.


  • 5+ years of working experience in various Agile methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, etc.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or Certified Product Owner (CSPO)
  • In-depth knowledge of Jira and Confluence a plus
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Finance or Business Management, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in coaching and development of squads and other Scrum Masters
  • Experience in managing and mentoring people
  • A continuous improvement mind-set and dedication to uncovering better ways of working
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to organization's new ways of working through greater collaboration & breaking down of silos
location: New York, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 110,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Guide, coach and motivate the team with the goal of increasing Agile fluency and adoption
  • Provide management oversight and/or mentorship to other Scrum Masters
  • Organize and lead Scrum ceremonies
  • Oversee and manage scope, timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals
  • Remove impediments or guide the team to remove impediments
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Coordinate activities with other teams across the program
  • Partner with and support the Product Owner and other leads/stakeholders
  • Participate in the Scrum of Scrums and partner with other Scrum Masters
  • Promote and demonstrate core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility
  • Ensure the team is tracking and communicating their progress through a set of Agile metrics
  • Empower the team to self-organize around achieving their commitments
  • Challenge and enable the team to continuously improve through intentional and data driven inspect and adapt cycles
  • Engage with Agile coaches to help identify and deliver on training needs in support of Agile best practices
  • Provide constructive feedback to CoE members to help drive Agile maturity
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress CoE mission
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Scrum Master

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