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Scrum Master

Pennington, New Jersey

Job Description:

Position Summary

ETD (Enterprise Tech Development) organization is looking for a versatile and seasoned Agile Scrum Master with solid experience.Should be able to manage and run multiple agile teams; foster team collaboration and build a cohesive working culture following the organizational guidelines. The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for end-to-end management and delivery of a material change for a project of high complexity across multiple departments within a single business unit. The Scrum Master facilitates the Agile methodology and activities, manages, leads and directs the work efforts of resources that are functionally aligned as part of the project team.

Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum teams. Coordinates and facilitates Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. Ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team. Acts as an Agile Coach, promoting and coaching the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles. Facilitates Scrum ceremonies i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives. In a Scaled Agile model, facilitates scaled planning for the team - e.g. Pre Planning/ Preparation, PI Planning Events - and represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements. Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO). Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the team. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile team to support value delivery and Sprint commitments. Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders. Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement including cross-skilling across the team. Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities. Mentors more junior Scrum Masters. Individual Contributor.

Required Skills

Experience:

  • SAFE Certified Scrum Master

  • 3-5 years of Scrum team management experience

  • The Scrum Master is responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution, the position specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage Project Scope

  • Leads the daily SCRUM meetings of the Agile project team and partners with the product owner to lead the team

  • Removes impediments to the ability of the team to deliver and is keenly focused on the activities and progress of the Agile project team 

  • Timeline and Budget/Expenses; Obtain and align resources to key project roles; establish clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Oversight/Manage/Lead project execution, integration and implementation

  • Risk Management and Mitigation Planning

  • Readiness/Change Adoption/Stakeholder Management

  • Quality Assurance, ensure that all applicable change requirements are satisfied; Acts as the primary point of contact and integration for the project

  • Responsible for driving the maturity within the team

  • Person should be well versed with Work management tool – JIRA

  • Person should have experience in creating the JIRA dashboards for the teams

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Desired Skills

  • Person should be well versed with Work management tool – JIRA

  • Person should have experience in creating the JIRA dashboards for the teams

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Position Summary

ETD (Enterprise Tech Development) organization is looking for a versatile and seasoned Agile Scrum Master with solid experience.Should be able to manage and run multiple agile teams; foster team collaboration and build a cohesive working culture following the organizational guidelines. The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for end-to-end management and delivery of a material change for a project of high complexity across multiple departments within a single business unit. The Scrum Master facilitates the Agile methodology and activities, manages, leads and directs the work efforts of resources that are functionally aligned as part of the project team.

Responsible for optimizing the flow of stories and the value delivered by one or more Scrum teams. Coordinates and facilitates Scrum ceremonies, managing dependencies for the team, providing visibility into team delivery plans and progress, enabling continuous improvement within the team. Ensures the impediments are resolved quickly, the team follows their agreed-to processes, and that there is a good relationship between the Product Owner and the development team. Acts as an Agile Coach, promoting and coaching the Agile mindset and principles, empowering the team to become self-managing and fulfill their cross-functional potential. Guides and coaches one or more teams on Scrum practices, and develops their understanding of Agile principles. Facilitates Scrum ceremonies i.e. Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Demos/Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives. In a Scaled Agile model, facilitates scaled planning for the team - e.g. Pre Planning/ Preparation, PI Planning Events - and represents the team in Scrum of Scrums/ART Syncs. Helps the team define norms/agreements, like a Definition of Ready and Definition of Done, and enforces the agreements. Ensures the team has a healthy product and Sprint backlog (in collaboration with the PO). Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the team. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile team to support value delivery and Sprint commitments. Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and progress against plan to stakeholders. Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement including cross-skilling across the team. Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities. Mentors more junior Scrum Masters. Individual Contributor.

Required Skills

Experience:

  • SAFE Certified Scrum Master

  • 3-5 years of Scrum team management experience

  • The Scrum Master is responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution, the position specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage Project Scope

  • Leads the daily SCRUM meetings of the Agile project team and partners with the product owner to lead the team

  • Removes impediments to the ability of the team to deliver and is keenly focused on the activities and progress of the Agile project team 

  • Timeline and Budget/Expenses; Obtain and align resources to key project roles; establish clearly defined responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Oversight/Manage/Lead project execution, integration and implementation

  • Risk Management and Mitigation Planning

  • Readiness/Change Adoption/Stakeholder Management

  • Quality Assurance, ensure that all applicable change requirements are satisfied; Acts as the primary point of contact and integration for the project

  • Responsible for driving the maturity within the team

  • Person should be well versed with Work management tool – JIRA

  • Person should have experience in creating the JIRA dashboards for the teams

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Desired Skills

  • Person should be well versed with Work management tool – JIRA

  • Person should have experience in creating the JIRA dashboards for the teams

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21049418

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Rafael Reynoso

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
1100 AMERICAN BLVD, NJ, Pennington, 08534