Scrum Master

Scrum Master

04 Apr 2022
Arizona, Arizona, 85123 Arizona USA

Scrum Master

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Job Description

Scrum Master

Job Summary:
  • Scrum Leader will work with one or more scrum teams, drive day-to-day execution, quality, and timely delivery from the teams.
  • Responsible to perform the Scrum Leader functions including, supporting the team in their understanding of Agile, facilitating Scrum ceremonies, creating Agile artifacts
  • Track cross-functional dependencies; remove impediments and shield them from external distractions.
  • This role is also a personal coach for team members and an innovator who constantly seeks continuous improvement and builds high-performing teams in the marketing organization.

Essential Functions:
  • Fulfills the functions of an Agile Scrum Leader.
  • Runs the planning and delivery process for two or more marketing technology pods.
  • Building high-performing Agile teams
  • Providing servant leadership and building multiple high-performing Agile teams
  • Look for ways to strengthen the team's understanding of Agile / Scrum/ Kanban concepts and principles
  • Ensure Scrum practices are used and improved within and across teams
  • Bring transparency to Marketing and IT organization about development and grow trust
  • Foster a continuous learning environment helping teams to inspect & adapt
  • Leverages Jira and Confluence to elicit and define business and technical requirements, track requirements, prioritize features, curate content, sequence deliverables into sprints, and report progress
  • Leads Increment and sprint planning sessions and documents resulting in storyboards
  • Facilitates the daily scrum meeting and supports delivery teams (pods) in the execution of Scrum /Kanban methodology
  • Responsible for maintenance and tracking of sprint backlog and prioritization
  • Documents and leads remediation/removal of blockers during sprints
  • Collaborates with the Agile coach to maintain accountability and compliance with the defined Agile delivery methodology
  • Ensures that teams actions are aligned with Initiatives, Features, Epics, and Stories
  • Act as the first point of escalation for the team
  • Responsible for Monitor, Measure, & Report Progress of the team including burndown charts, team velocity, and health reporting
  • Ensure good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team
  • Builds and coaches high performing teams
  • Looks for ways to strengthen the team's understanding of Agile / Scrum concepts and principles
  • Fosters a continuous learning environment helping teams to inspect & adapt
  • Experienced in assessing team performance and driving necessary actions to improve

Knowledge:
  • Expert knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, and hands-on with Jira and Confluence tools
  • Experience and/or knowledge of marketing technology, marketing automation environments
  • Working knowledge of banking audit and regulatory practices; ensures that projects under their responsibility are fully compliant with corporate standards

Skills:
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills;
  • demonstrated ability to quickly build trust and relationships, manage matrixed teams, bridge communication gaps, resolve conflicts, and influence stakeholders
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn new products, lines of business, processes, software, systems, and client needs
  • Effective risk management skills and ability to predict and mitigate risks and issues, as well as anticipating and proactively preparing for changes and impacts on clients and client business
  • Active listening, persuasiveness to gain buy-in, consensus, and cooperation in the face of conflicting viewpoints, resistance to change, constraints, etc.
  • Good at building relationships and navigating through organizations.
  • Able to develop and foster collaborative teamwork and facilitate team dynamics

Competencies:
  • Assertive: Experience with working teams in adhering to Agile/Scrum/Kanban concepts and principles and knowing when teams are not ready
  • Must be able to be a voice of reason
  • An attitude of empowerment: Must be able to guide team(s) to self-organization
  • An attitude of transparency: Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to both Marketing and IT and build trust amongst partners
  • Collaborative: Ability to partner with others to achieve goals at various levels throughout the organization and lead others to do so by example
  • Communicative and social: Must be able to communicate well with all levels of the organization from Scrum team members to release train leadership
  • Conflict resolution: Must be able to facilitate discussion at the team level and facilitate alternatives or different approaches
  • Continual improvement: Must continually be growing one's craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team

Qualifications:

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7+ years of experience serving as Agile Scrum Leader in planning and delivering software solutions, including CRM and related Sales technologies
  • Experience with Marketo, Splash, Microsoft Dynamics is a plus
  • Familiar with various software development methodologies (e.g., agile, waterfall) and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), incl. processes, roles and responsibilities, entry and exit criteria, and key deliverables for each stage
  • Experience organizing and executing team training, mentoring
  • Knowledge of procedures used to demonstrate the ROI of the solution
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to understand business and technology concepts quickly and able to facilitate those conversations
  • Experience with distributed Agile teams
  • Scrum of Scrums / Scaled Agile
  • Experience leading scrum teams in marketing environments
  • Past developer experience is highly desired (preferably in an agile setup)
  • Specific experience with Jira, Confluence, Kanban, and similar tools and methodologies.
  • An ideal candidate will also have technical experience working with various technology stacks and coaching development teams

Certifications:

Preferred (not required)
  • Certified Scrum Leader (CSM)
  • Professional Scrum Leader (PSM)
  • SAFe Scrum Master (SSM)
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Job Details

  • ID
    JC37678052
  • State
  • City
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    N/A
  • Hiring Company
    Global Technical Talent
  • Date
    2022-04-03
  • Deadline
    2022-06-02
  • Category

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