Scrum Master

Roostify

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/04/2021
  • Website: roostify.com
  • Company Address: 303 Second Street South Tower, Suite 325, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About Roostify

Roostify is a web and mobile service that simplifies and accelerates the home-buying experience. We provide step-by-step guidance in the home and loan closing process and allow agents, loan officers and home buyers to share and track critical information seamlessly.

Job Description

Roostify is transforming the mortgage industry with an innovative and integrated platform that’s streamlining the entire digital lending experience. We believe that home lending should be a fair, fast, and transparent experience. Our software is used by banks across the country to improve lending experiences every day. We are a team of innovative thinkers on a mission to reinvent the lending experiences so people can accelerate their future.   

Roostify is transforming the mortgage industry with an innovative and integrated platform that’s streamlining the entire digital lending experience. We believe that home lending should be a fair, fast, and transparent experience. Our software is used by banks across the country to improve lending experiences every day. We are a team of innovative thinkers on a mission to reinvent the lending experiences so people can accelerate their future. 

The ideal Scrum Master will ensure that development teams follow Scrum framework values and agile practices, mentor and motivate the teams to improve processes, facilitate cross-team collaboration and decision-making processes, and eliminate team impediments. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as Scrum Master for scrum teams, coaching the teams to achieve higher levels of agile maturity at a sustainable pace

  • Guide teams to be self-organized and motivate teams to focus on team goals/objectives

  • Remove impediments and act as a change agent to implement scrum across the organization

  • Facilitate the agile ceremonies, such as: backlog refinement, sprint planning, retrospective, daily scrums, and sprint demos

  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution communication

  • Assist with communication with the broader engineering teams and business stakeholders to improve transparency and visibility into the team's progress and impediments

  • Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing (e.g., burndown charts, etc.)



SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Certified Scrum Master / Scrum practitioner

  • At least 2 years' experience in a Scrum Master role or a similar role

  • Desire to relentlessly drive continuous improvement within teams

  • Coaching mindset to guide teams through different stages of development

  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and influence skills.

  • in-depth knowledge of agile frameworks (i.e., Scrum and Kanban), and understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of traditional project management principles 

  • Adept at backlog refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques

  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as the definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)

  • Planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence preferred

 

BENEFITS & PERKS

At Roostify we know that people do their best when they feel their best; we care about our people and want them to thrive. Here are some of the benefits we’re proud to offer:

  • Competitive Salary & Equity Packages

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans

  • 401K 

  • Flexible Vacation Time

  • Fitness/Wellness Discount through ClassPass


Roostify is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Roostify we have a value of People First. We strive to provide the best experiences to our employees and candidates. We consider applicants without regards to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes under all local, state, and federal laws and ordinances. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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