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Senior Scrum Master

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KPMG International

Montvale, NJ, United States

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Posted on
Mar 15, 2023

Valid Through
Jun 28, 2023

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Business Title: Senior Scrum Master

Requisition Number: 101580 - 58

Function: Business Support Services

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State: NJ

City: Montvale


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Scrum Master to join our Digital Nexus technology organization.


Help grow a collaborative and continuously improving engineering culture; teach and serve as example to the team of Scrum and agile values and principals; coach and give feedback to individuals (including senior leadership) and teams; facilitate Scrum Events as a Scrum Master, as requested

Deliver effective conflict resolution between individuals and teams with an assertive but friendly attitude with excellent interpersonal skills; present effective methods and practices for managing and resolving impediments

Act as an expert in estimation and planning techniques; discuss and teach release planning in an empirical environment; explain the differences between various Scrum Scaling frameworks and approaches

Advocate for modern agile software development and organizational practices, such as XP, CI/CD, Devops, and TDD; automate flow of Project Status and facilitate continuous & real-time transparency for effective communication, support and decision making

Help individuals, teams, and programs to clarify goals and actions to achieve them; utilize techniques to improve the efficiency of the development team; provide scaling expertise to align multiple agile teams, collaborate and facilitate planning with large groups; guide Product Owners on managing scaled product backlog of epics and features, and facilitate decision making with Product Owners, and Architects; educate and support a Product Owner in effective techniques for backlog creation, management, and refinement

Demonstrate effective techniques for managing team interruptions, and for protecting the team in a sprint; Work beyond team boundaries to improve efficiencies, flow of work, and value delivered


Minimum five years of recent experience and a proven track record at facilitating, coaching, and mentoring teams and leaders towards rapidly delivering high impact, high quality software in a sustainable fashion

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred; relevant practitioner level certifications (PSMII/CSP) are preferred

Deep expertise in helping teams build and develop trust, safety, and effective communication

Experience with full SW development life cycle and advocating for modern agile software development and organizational practices as well as collaborating with non-agile teams; technical experience developing software, portfolio level planning, and/or business experience is preferred; experience with agile tools and scaling them across multiple teams is a plus

Excellent visualization skills with ability to explain and create visual radiators; demonstrated deep system level thinking and proven ability to impact whole program dynamics

Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans

KPMG complies with all local/state regulations in regards to displaying salary ranges. If required, the salary range(s) are displayed below and are specifically for those potential hires who will perform work in or reside in the location(s) listed, if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market-based salary ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD, technology), for example.

Los Angeles / Irvine / Seattle / Bellevue Salary Range: Low: $109100 - High: $206300

San Jose / Walnut Creek / Santa Clara / San Francisco Salary Range: Low: $121000 - High: $228800

Sacrmento / San Diego Salary Range: Low: $104200 - High: $196900

Albany Salary Range: Low: $99200 - High: $187500

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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