Senior Scrum Master

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LOCATION: Houston, Texas

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FLEXIBILITY: Hybrid/Onsite

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SALARY: $65 - $80/hour

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POSTED: June 14, 2024

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JOB TYPE: Contract

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JOB ID: 28460

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Compensation: $75.00/hour
Location: Houston, TX
Senior Scrum Master:

Inceed has partnered with a global leader in the petrochemical and manufacturing industries to help find a skilled Senior Scrum Master to join their team!

We are seeking a seasoned Senior Scrum Master whose deep knowledge in Scrum methodologies, coaching, and leadership will drive the successful execution of projects. This role involves working closely with cross-functional teams, guiding and mentoring fellow Scrum Masters, and ensuring the seamless progression of tasks and deliverables.


  • Utilize your extensive expertise in Scrum to guide and facilitate project teams, ensuring adherence to Agile principles and practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to foster a cohesive and productive working environment, promoting transparency and effective communication.
  • Mentor and support other Scrum Masters, providing guidance and sharing best practices to enhance their skills and performance.
  • Oversee the flow of work across multiple teams, identifying and removing impediments to ensure continuous progress and timely delivery of projects.
  • Facilitate key Scrum ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives, ensuring each event is productive and focused.
  • Work closely with Product Owners to manage and prioritize the backlog, aligning tasks with the overall project goals and stakeholder expectations.
  • Analyze team performance metrics and implement strategies for continuous improvement, enhancing overall efficiency and productivity.
  • Promote and nurture a culture of continuous learning and Agile maturity within the organization, advocating for the adoption of Agile practices and principles.
  • Serve as a champion of Agile methodologies, staying current with industry trends and advancements to continuously improve processes and outcomes.


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Scrum Master, with a strong track record of successfully leading Agile teams and projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of Scrum, Agile frameworks, and methodologies.
  • Exceptional leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities, capable of working effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and remove obstacles to team progress.
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) or equivalent certification is required.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience:

  • Prior experience with acting as a Scrum Coach or Leader is highly preferred. 
  • Ability to command a room for presentations and gaining user buy-in is preferred. 

Perks & Benefits:

  • 3 different medical health insurance plans, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary and Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off, 401k, and Holiday Pay*
  • Weekly direct deposit or pay card deposit

Other Information:

  • This is a HYBRID position. Must be willing to be onsite 2-3 days per week. This is NOT a fully remote position. 
  • This is a long-term open-ended contract role for one of the most exciting and stable companies in the Houston-area. 

If you are interested in learning more about the Senior Scrum Master opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

We are Inceed, a staffing and direct placement firm who believes in the possibility of something better. Our mission is simple: We’re here to help every person, whether client, candidate, or employee, find and secure what’s better for them.

Inceed is an equal opportunity employer. Inceed prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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