Scrum Master
Posted on 3/30/2023
Remote • Chicago, IL, USA • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Proactive self-starter with excellent time-management, communication and organizational skills
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in a software environment
  • Strong understanding of Agile principles and methodologies
  • Ability to facilitate workshops, coach and mentor dedicated scrum teams
  • Strong ability to influence, engage and inspire others to drive collaboration and alignment within scrum teams
  • Knowledge of industry-wide practices and technologies
  • Experience using Agile tools
  • Experience working with Scrum Teams
  • Ensuring that all Scrum events (including a Scrum of Scrums) take place and are positive and productive
  • Coaching the Scrum team in self-management, forecasting and planning; including the use of appropriate tools
  • Helping the Scrum team in Sprint Planning by empowering team members to right size and sequence work and define testing scenarios
  • Helping the Scrum team focus on creating high-value Increments that meet the Definition of Done
  • Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items and guiding them to achieve this
  • Identifying and working in collaboration to remove Scrum Team success blockers, which may include cross-team dependencies mitigation
  • Gathering team level metrics for forecasting, planning and continuous improvement
  • Facilitating stakeholder collaboration and facilitating release planning efforts as requested or needed
  • Participation in our Scrum Guild (community of practice) which focuses on improving agile maturity organizationally
  • Partnering with our Senior Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches to continuously improve your Scrum Team's agile values, mindset and practices
  • Collaborating with fellow scrum masters to maintain a consistent approach to Scrum as needed
  • Comfortable using workflow tools such as Github Issues, Asana and Jira
Kin Insurance

201-500 employees

Personalized home insurance solutions
Company Overview
Kin’s mission is to reimagine home insurance For Every New Normal. The company has proprietary technology and a direct-to-consumer model, Kin provides affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change.
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Life & disability
  • Commuter benefits
  • 401k
  • Education & professional development
  • Flexible PTO
  • Company provided lunch