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Scrum Master

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

smart people.

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A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.


Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.




Primary Objective:

The Scrum Master is responsible for scheduling and facilitating all scrum ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand ups, reviews, retrospectives, and demonstrations.  This role facilitates the scheduling and sequencing of development tasks.  The Scrum Master will work closely with the Product Manager and Product Owner on maintaining a groomed backlog of development work items, while also removing roadblocks so that the development team can turn a backlog of requirements into a working product. 


Major Areas of Accountability:

  1. Coordinate and facilitate scrum ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, and demonstrations.
  2. Maintain and communicate key metrics including team velocity, sprint, and release status.
  3. Identify and remove obstacles that may interfere with the ability of the team to deliver its goals.
  4. Foster a collaborative team environment; enable creativity and innovation.
  5. Provide leadership as mentor and coach for others on agile principles and development methodology.
  6. Act as a leader of the software team on day to day operations as well as provide leadership throughout the product development process.
  7. Work with software development team to manage the execution of the prioritized backlog items.
  8. Collaborate with Product Owner and Product Manager to understand key business objectives and strategy of the product and communicate to the team.

Design and maintain development tools and processes to maximize productivity.



Minimum Qualifications:



Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent technical degree


  • 5 years of previous experience in Agile/Scrum software development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and execute on a business strategy
  • Strong conflict resolution, negotiation, and leadership skills


Travel Requirements







MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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