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Scrum Master

Job Description

Alchemy is currently partnering with a global technology firm who are looking to recruit a Scrum Master to be in Eindhoven, NL.


  • Coaches / Reinforces Agile values and practices at the team level.
  • Facilitates Agile wow and removes impediments for the work progress.
  • Establishes interfacing to other squads / teams for faster completion of work. Supports the Development Team with being fully functional, productive, and focused on the goal.
  • Responsible for the agile maturity, self-organization and efficiency of the Squad and building effective interfaces with other Squads and units. 
  • Participate and understand the sprint backlog in detail and describe the activities that needs to be carried out to complete the sprint. 
  • Understand the completeness of features/functionality worked on within the sprint.
  • Measure against the agreed Definition of Done for each item within the Sprint Backlog and demonstrate Complete feat.
  • Should short all-team meeting where team members share progress since yesterday, commit to work by next day, and expose any issues, potentially blocking them from progress. 
  • Guides the team in following the process and removes impediments .
  • Servant leader and motivator. 
  • Leads the team thought Agile adoption.
  • Facilitates Iteration events as needed.
  • Protects the team from external influences. 
  • Focus on Continuous improvements.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Creates empowered team. 
  • Facilitates tracking and measurement with the help of team. 
  • Regular review at the end of the Sprint / Iteration to get feedback on HOW did the Sprint / Iteration was performed by the team.
    • What went well (during the Sprint/Iteration).
    • What could have been better (during the Sprint/ Iteration).
    • Things to try (to do better in the next Sprint/ iteration).
    • Issues to escalate (to key stakeholders).
  • Should have good understand of Agile concepts, manifesto and principle.
  • Should have hands on experience of Scrum, Kanban and/or SAFe (Agile Methodologies at Team Level).
  • Should have hands on experience of XP, TDD, ATDD and BDD (Agile Methodologies at System Level).
  • Should be good with the information radiators (Burn down & Burn up Charts, Agile board, Velocity Chart ETC).
  • Should have Deep knowledge of JIRA/SNOW and its configuration like setting up board, creating swim lanes, Creating work flow.
  • Should have Prior experience in Conflict resolution and Impediment handling.
  • Should have Hands on experience Velocity and Capacity calculation and mapping.
  • Should have good understand of User stories, Acceptance Criteria, DoD, DoR, Estimation Techniques.
  • Should be able to assist team, Product Owner and stake holders in order to boost the value delivered.
  • Should understand DevOps and its flow.