Scrum Master in Alameda, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/10/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JobID: 388410

Johnson Service Group has an immediate need for a Technical Scrum Master who will be responsible for working with the development and QA teams to support Agile methodologies in a fast paced and high performance patient healthcare team.

Experience with mobile and/or medical device “product development” is a huge plus.


  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • 10 years of experience leading technology or business teams/projects
  • Minimum of 5 years of Scrum master/Sr. Scrum master playing scrum master role for a software development team
  • Have experience working in an Agile environment using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Scrum, XP, Kanban, or other scaled Agile model
  • Experience leading distributed/virtual teams

Job Description

  • Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.
  • Must be able to assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity.
  • Guide the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values.
  • Must be able to remove impediments for the team.
  • Be familiar with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices.
  • Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
  • Experience with fundamentals of software development processes and procedures.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, and with an emphasis on problem solving.
  • Be a facilitator for getting the work done, be able to facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assist with internal and external communication and with improving transparency.
  • Provide support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.
  • Be able to communicate well with teams and Management.
  • Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practice.



  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM )
  • Experience in the Scrum Master role for a software development team.
  • 2-4 years of experience as a CSM.
  • Ability to synthesize complex concepts.
  • Experience developing mobile applications preferred.
  • Experience delivering healthcare/medical device products preferred.
  • Agile software development experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills. Capable of understanding a broad range of viewpoints and building consensus.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced organization.

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