Scrum Master

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #58690 |
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Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Lead Development Manager (Scrum) to join the team. This is a contract role that is slated through March 2021, (paternity leave coverage) 40 hrs/wk onsite (when shelter-in-place lifts) in Los Angeles, CA.

You will work on the IT team and be responsible for:

  • Facilitating internal team rituals for two pods mostly scrum
  • Planning / integration activities SoS (Scrum of scrums) team wide
  • Running leadership syncs, ensuring meetings have agendas in place driving for outcomes
  • Run/facilitate activities with main customer teams
  • Quarterly planning and review sessions with main customers
  • Make sure all customer inputs captured, run through our prioritization processes, placed in backlog / roadmaps
  • Providing progress visibility to our stakeholders using info radiators
  • Possible working agreement revisits with the customer/stakeholders
  • Ensure the team has continuous improvement
  • Run and act upon retros to fine tune the work system, tools, and artifacts
  • Participate in interfacing team/stakeholder activities
  • Quarterly Planning activities
  • Run/facilitate/capture outputs of Tech SoS
  • Game/release SoS


  • 7-10 years leading a development team, preferably in-house
  • Accustomed to leading daily scrums
  • Able to multitask and pivot priorities quickly
  • Passion for entertainment and gaming is a plus

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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