Upstack Technologies, Inc. Scrum Master

Posted on September 2nd, 2019

Upstack is a friendly team of the world’s most talented freelance developers, working remotely for some of the coolest start-ups. It’s fun and challenging to join the top 1% of the world’s best developers. We have a strong focus on quality clients and developers and try to work on software that we love! Upstack is officially based in US with headquarter in New York City and with offices in LA and Europe. We also have development hubs opening up all around the place with our first in Brasov, Romania. Our developers work from home and co-working spaces and sometimes even on the beach! 

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience serving as a scrum master for a software development team
  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM)
  • Knowledge of numerous well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Nexus, etc
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games

WHAT IS PREFERRED

  • Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • Use of latest SAFe methodology

WHAT YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE

  • Comfortable working independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Have a high degree of honesty and integrity
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-player, positive attitude and flexible 
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