The Scrum Master brings out the best from each member of the development team in IT and digital projects by following the Scrum method. The Scrum Master is the guarantor of the smooth running of the Scrum method, that is to say the agile method.


The Scrum Master works in close collaboration with the project manager without encroaching on his territory. Each has a specific, well-defined role.

The Scrum Master is the guarantor of the smooth running of the Scrum method, that is to say the agile method. In a nutshell, it is a collaborative and empirical approach for managing the development of applications, software or web projects to boost team performance.

He ensures the viability of the project by verifying that the team is productive and efficient, thanks to a participatory management method. He must be proactive and must ensure that agile methods are adopted in the company.




A Scrum Master masters his subject perfectly, in particular the 4 Scrum events. He takes on several responsibilities at the same time. In the first place, it acts as a decision-maker. In his job, an agent must know how to take risks and is not afraid to upset the established order if he thinks certain things need to be changed. He must be present at key meetings, at certain workshops, during a sprint planning, etc.

In reality, he is the one who brings the wind of change within the company, but he knows how to step back and be discreet when necessary.



The soft skills of a Scrum Master are:

  • Proposal force
  • Pedagogy
  • Communication
  • Patience
  • Team spirit
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sense of organization



To become a Scrum Master, an expertise in agile methods and Scrum, a desire to cooperate and bring out the best of one's colleagues and a tech side are key elements to be a good Scrum Master. Specialized training is not necessary, he must have a good knowledge of the business field in which he operates. In addition, he must remain attentive to market trends in order to be able to advise the best tools to development teams. An informed Scrum Master will be able to choose solutions that will facilitate the task of his various interlocutors.



The Scrum Master can continue to develop his skills in order to integrate increasingly important teams and projects. It can also be oriented towards the management of continuous integration in addition to a DevOps approach.

A Scrum Master can decide to become a Product Owner. He can also use the skills acquired in the context of this position by becoming a freelance in order to coach teams in different frameworks of IT projects.



Junior: 35-44 K € (0 to 3 years of experience)

Confirmed: 45-54 K € (4 to 8 years of experience)

Senior: 55-65 K € (8 years and over)


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