Senior Scrum Master (Nashville, TN)

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axialHealthcare is seeking an experienced Senior Scrum Master to champion, enable, and support agile principles and processes in the delivery of axial's solutions. The candidate should have a strong understanding of the software development lifecycle, agile principles and practices, devops principles, and have a hands-on background of working as a scrum master within all aspects of the software development lifecycle. You will need to have excellent communication skills, be a self-starter, take ownership to enable all areas of the SDLC, and work as part of a highly collaborative team. This position is full-time and provides a competitive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities
  • Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Facilitate discussion, decision-making, and conflict resolution
  • Support the team using a servant leadership style and leads by example
  • Remove blockers or impediments that hinder project progress
  • Facilitates sprint planning and other scrum meetings
  • Monitor sprint progress, help the team estimate and increase velocity
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and successfully coach the team to higher levels of maturity
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem-solving
  • Motivate the team and facilitate getting work done. Lend support to whatever part of the project needs assistance at a certain time
  • Promote internal and external communication. Monitor and helps improve team dynamics. Act as the glue that holds the team together
  • Coach, support and educate the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Adhere to Axial information security and privacy requirements


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years' experience. Experience in Scrum Master role for 2+ years for a software development team that diligently applied Scrum principles, practices, theory
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Expertise with software development project management software such as Jira
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Ability to work with and lead a team
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
More Information on axialHealthcare
axialHealthcare operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Nashville, TN. axialHealthcare was founded in 2012. It has 200 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 7 open jobs at axialHealthcare, click here.
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