Scrum Master (Remote)

Lewis James Professional

                                                                                                                                                                            Scrum Master
Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Scrum Master for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Facilitate and enforce the Agile practices and ceremonies within the assigned team.
  • Drive continuous improvement and change for 1-2 Agile teams, acting as a change agent to adapt processes to maximize productivity throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders, with management direction, to identify and manage impediments and required outcomes of projects for the business.
  • Identify Agile team improvement opportunities and look externally for best practices to increase team productivity.
  • Ensure everything the Agile team is working on is acknowledged and accounted for in the Product Backlog to protect the team from distractions.
  • Manage ‘Work in Progress Limits’ to ensure the team is not working on too many stories/tasks at once and help them start and complete work in a predictable manner.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation, and teamwork and ensures timely communication of issues/points of interest.
  • Provide thought leadership and/or industry knowledge for Agile execution and participate in capability building for the team and business unit.
  • Stay current on emerging trends/developments and build knowledge of the business and Agile-related tools/techniques.


  • Undergraduate or post graduate degree.
  • Certified Scrum Master and 3+ years of Scrum Master experience
  • 7+ years Agile experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of agile theory, methodology, techniques, rules, and practices, estimating/sizing, planning, forecasting, reporting, conflict resolution and facilitation
  • Knowledge of current and emerging competitor and market trends
  • Skill in using analytical software tools, data analysis methods and reporting techniques
  • Skill in using computer applications including MS Office and industry standard Agile tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3851. You may also send a copy of your resume to: and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3851. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V