Scrum Master, Global Payments- Immediate- Remote

Expired on: Jul 13, 2023

As a Scrum Master your main responsibilities will include:

Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership:

  • Exhibits the behaviours of a Lean-Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Helps the team embrace SAFe Core Values, adopt and apply SAFe Principles, implement SAFe practices

Champions adopted Agile practice:

  • Demonstrates, champions and enforces the use of Agile practices adopted from the SAFe framework. These may include the rules of Scrum, Built-In Quality practices, Work in Process limits from Kanban, and any other process the ART or the team has agreed to adopt.

Facilitates the team’s progress toward team goals: 

  • Acts as a team facilitator and is continuously engaged in challenging the old norms of development to improve performance in the areas of quality, predictability, flow, and velocity.
  • Helps the team focus on creating increments of value each iteration and achieving daily and Iteration Goals in the context of the current Program Increment (PI) Objectives.

Leads team efforts in relentless improvement:

  • Helps the team improve and take responsibility for their actions; facilitates the team retrospective.
  • Teaches problem-solving techniques and helps the team become better problem-solvers for themselves.

Facilitates events:

  • Facilitates team events, including the Daily Stand-up, Iteration Planning, Iteration Review, Iteration Retrospective, Backlog refinement and the team’s PI Planning activities and ensures they are productive and kept within the timebox

Supports the Product Owner:

  • Helps the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.

Facilitates the removal of impediments:

  • Helps the team in addressing and eliminating impediments and issues to improve the likelihood of achieving the objectives of the Iteration.
  • Promotes SAFe core competencies:
  • Helps the team to excel at the SAFe core competencies of Agile Product Delivery, and Team and Technical Agility.

Builds a high-performing team:

  • Focuses on ever-improving team dynamics and performance and coaches the team in self-management.
  • Helps the team resolve interpersonal conflicts and challenges and identify opportunities for growth.
  • Escalates team problems to the RTE when necessary, but only after internal team processes have failed to resolve the issue; helps individuals

Responsibilities to the RTE and Agile Release train

  • Supports the RTE who is leading a team of Scrum Masters within the ART to achieve the best outcome for the ART
  • Helps coordinate inter-team cooperation and helps the team to operate seamlessly alongside other teams with the ART
  • Helps the RTE and other Scum Masters to achieve their goals
  • Leads the team in managing external dependencies and the on time delivery of dependencies others have on the team

Coordinates with other teams

  • Supports the team’s efforts to continuously improve communications and relationships with other teams
  • Represent the team in the Scrum of Scrums, helping the team remain aware of
  • opportunities to engage and improve program effectiveness
  • Helps the team build effective relationships with the System Team, User Experience, Architecture, and Shared Services.
  • Supports SAFe adoption
  • Supports the overall adoption of SAFe across the enterprise by coaching stakeholders and other non-agile teams on effective interactions with agile teams, participating in the Scrum Master Community of Practice, and supporting the organization’s Value Management Office
  • Enables organizational effectiveness
  • Works with other Scrum Masters and stakeholders to help the team contribute towards improving the overall development Value Stream
  • Facilitates preparation and readiness for ART events
  • Assists the team in the preparation and contribution to ART events, including PI Planning, System Demos, and the Inspect and Adapt Workshop

Supports estimating:

  • Guides the team in establishing normalized estimates and helps the team understand how to estimate Features and Capabilities


  • Bachelor’s degree required, an MBA or master’s degree (Finance) in a related field preferred
  • Relevant certified Scrum Master qualification, for example, SAFe Scrum Master or equivalent
  • Agile Experience including international suppliers or markets – minimum 3 years
  • Communication and relationship management experience to executive level –minimum 2 years
  • Hands-on experience of working with international stakeholders and teams
Job Category: Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote
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