Our team requires a Scrum Master to ensure the productivity of its members and coordinate with stakeholders.
The team self-manages and comprises a handful of software development and quality assurance professionals, distributed across the globe. It has been building an innovative online collaboration tool for an internet startup for 12 months. All this time the team worked according to scrum methodology.
The team interacts primarily with its product owner, an architect and a salesperson. It has weekly planning and grooming sessions, as well as retrospectives, reviews and daily scrums. The tools at their disposal include JIRA Agile, Confluence, Github, Skype Group for instant messaging and Google spreadsheets for charts. The meetings always take place in Google Hangouts and are scheduled in a Google Calendar. Team members work office hours in UTC+2 through UTC+4 timezones.
The successful candidate will be a Certified Scrum Master and speak good English. They will have 15-25 hours to dedicate to the project per week and the flexibility to adapt to the team's schedule. They will be familiar with the tools currently in use. Above all, they will have excellent communication, coordination and facilitation skills.