How to recruit and hire a Scrum Master

Recruiting a Scrum Master with the right combination of technical expertise and experience will require a comprehensive screening process. This hiring kit provides a customizable framework your business can use to find, recruit and ultimately hire the right person for the job.

This hiring kit from TechRepublic Premium includes a job description, sample interview questions and a basic want ad that you can customize for your business to find, interview, recruit and hire the best candidates for a Scrum Master position. You will also find out how much a Scrum Master makes in the U.S. per year on average.

From the hiring kit’s introduction:

According to research by Zippia, at least 71% of companies in the United States are now using the agile methodology for their software development. Agile software development is used so predominantly because it works better than other methodologies. However, this is only true if your personnel buy into agile principles.

From a personnel perspective, the key driving engine for any agile development project is the Scrum Master. While this position requires an individual with extensive experience in software development, there is more to consider. Scrum Masters must be able to see both the big goal and the small individual tasks that get to the goal. They must coordinate activity amongst various teams, each having various skill levels and development tools at their disposal.

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