Scrum Master

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Join the Developer Technology Group for a fantastic opportunity to leverage and develop your existing Scrum and Agile skills. Work in a Scaled environment amongst other enthusiastic and knowledgeable Agile practitioners.

As a Scrum Master you will coach a team on Scrum best practices, facilitate effective interactions, remove impediments and cultivate a safe environment where the team can mature. You will help to evolve, implement and refine scaled agile concepts by collaborating within our holistic Scrum Master community.

Your efforts in these key areas will ensure that we produce effective teams who in turn are positioned to deliver cutting edge SDKs that are used around the world to build amazing native mobile and desktop apps.

If you are a passionate agile practitioner, with experience in organizational change, and you would like to collaborate with others to provide teams and our customers the best experience possible, this is the place to be!


  • Facilitate regular Scrum ceremonies; including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
  • Lead multiple teams with differing dynamics to accomplish project goals
  • Assess Agile maturity of teams and coach them to continually improve at a sustainable pace
  • Remove impediments teams may have by finding the right person(s) or solution to remove blockers
  • Facilitate cross-team and organizational dependencies to ensure decision making and conflict resolution are timely
  • Build a safe environment where problems can be raised and tackled effectively
  • Coach Product Owners and Development teams on their roles and responsibilities within the Scrum framework
  • Support the Product Owner in the refinement and maintenance of the product backlog
  • Support teams in drafting and adhering to agreements for definition of ready, definition of done and team norms
  • Create and publish metrics to track and review team performance, including burndown charts, velocity, and other sprint metrics


  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • 2+ years of relevant professional experience as a Scrum Master
  • A track record of developing highly performing Agile delivery teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of the Agile software development life cycle and implementation approaches
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM)
  • Bachelor’s in computer science, mathematics, or GIS

Recommended Qualifications

  • Knowledge of scaled Scrum approaches (SAFe, LeSS, Scrum@Scale, Nexus)
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches (XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD)
  • Software development or technical background
  • Experience with GitHub and ZenHub issue management tools
  • Experience with Esri ArcGIS software or other geospatial technology
  • Master’s in in computer science, mathematics, or GIS



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$89,440-$147,680 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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