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Role Description

In the Scrum Master role, you will serve as the servant leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the teams reach their goals. The Scrum Master will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The Scrum Master will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and the ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team.

What you’ll be doing

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Serves as Scrum Master for two or more Scrum teams
  • Facilitates Scrum ceremonies and provides coaching to further mature the teams (Daily Scrum, retrospectives, sprint planning, demonstrations, etc...)
  • Ensures the team maintains focus on quality and continuous delivery of business value
  • Helps team pro-actively identify impediments and recommends solutions to remove impediments
  • Represents the team in daily or Scrum of Scrums (S2) meetings and clearly communicates team accomplishments, impediments, and downstream impacts.
  • Coaches the team to improve collaboration and self-organization.
  • Demonstrates ability to balance data with other factors when making decisions.
  • Utilizes team feedback, analyzes data, and reports on team quality, delivery rate, throughput, productivity, velocity, etc. to identify areas of opportunity and improve team efficiency and delivery
  • Demonstrates ability to identify process inefficiencies and facilitates discussions for a solution.
  • Understands the processes of product development, versioning, and automation, to facilitate conversations and help with blockers.
  • Understands the team's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Innovates and uses new tools to improve the ceremonies and other meetings.

Skills and Aptitudes

The Candidate will have these required skills:

  • Good capacity for listening and empathy
  • Fluent English (B2 at least)
  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience
  • 2-5 years of Agile or other related experience
  • Good understanding and enthusiasm for Agile
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with the Scrum team and stakeholders
  • Comfortable working with multiple teams, in-house and remote
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Located in Bogotá

Preferable skills

  • Scrum Alliance CSM or PMI’s Agile Certified Professional
  • 2+ years of experience as part of an Agile team

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Open LMS is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.