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Scrum Master II

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

This Scrum Master II is 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 Team Coach, promoting 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. 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). Works with the Agile Coach, RTEs and other Scrum Masters to improve the maturity of Agile processes across the organization. Maintains project documentation and deliverables in accordance with Enterprise Change requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a Servant Leader & helps resolve team conflict.
  • Coaches the Team to achieve Sprint Goals & Sprint timelines.
  • Builds and develops a high-performance team.
  • Promotes self-help / self-organization within the teams.
  • Schedules, facilitates and coaches Agile routines and ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and PI Planning).
  • Helps establish and support consistent reporting practices across the teams & foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Works with Product Owners to establish and maintain Product/Story Roadmaps.
  • Helps protect the development team from external requests during the Sprint work.
  • Helps to remove or facilitate removal of impediments the team cannot resolve on their own.
  • Works closely with other Scrum Masters to exchange best practices and help to continually improve the process.
  • Measures and drives maturity curve of agile adoption, partially based on company specific guidance i.e. SDM360.
  • Facilitates the creation and adoption of working agreements and definitions of ready / definition of done, including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices.
  • Facilitates and enables an environment of collaboration, innovation and creativity.
  • Challenges and enables the team to continuously improve through intentional Lean and data driven inspect and adapt cycles.

Required Skills:

  • Experienced Scrum Master for 2+ years
  • Minimum of 5 years leading enterprise IT projects
  • Facilitates dependency and risk management (including mitigation identification) for the Scrum teams and the ART.
  • Facilitates team and cross-team impediment removal for the team.
  • Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile teams and across the ART to support value delivery and Sprint commitments.
  • Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and Release plans on the program level and to stakeholders.
  • Understands Enterprise Change Governance requirements and is able to plan for & contribute to artifacts needed.
  • Has knowledge of software development, testing, CICD, & data management practices and how to incorporate those practices into delivery.
  • Understands the role and responsibilities of their team and provides a transparent and inclusive environment for their team and stakeholders.

Desired Skills:

  • Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement.
  • Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborates across the ART to create program level transparency, visibility and drive commitment.
  • Takes on Senior Scrum Master Responsibilities to drive Train ceremonies, host PI Planning preparation and execution, supports the creation of a Program Backlog.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

This Scrum Master II is 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 Team Coach, promoting 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. 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). Works with the Agile Coach, RTEs and other Scrum Masters to improve the maturity of Agile processes across the organization. Maintains project documentation and deliverables in accordance with Enterprise Change requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a Servant Leader & helps resolve team conflict.
  • Coaches the Team to achieve Sprint Goals & Sprint timelines.
  • Builds and develops a high-performance team.
  • Promotes self-help / self-organization within the teams.
  • Schedules, facilitates and coaches Agile routines and ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and PI Planning).
  • Helps establish and support consistent reporting practices across the teams & foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Works with Product Owners to establish and maintain Product/Story Roadmaps.
  • Helps protect the development team from external requests during the Sprint work.
  • Helps to remove or facilitate removal of impediments the team cannot resolve on their own.
  • Works closely with other Scrum Masters to exchange best practices and help to continually improve the process.
  • Measures and drives maturity curve of agile adoption, partially based on company specific guidance i.e. SDM360.
  • Facilitates the creation and adoption of working agreements and definitions of ready / definition of done, including use of appropriate tools, standards and best practices.
  • Facilitates and enables an environment of collaboration, innovation and creativity.
  • Challenges and enables the team to continuously improve through intentional Lean and data driven inspect and adapt cycles.

Required Skills:

  • Experienced Scrum Master for 2+ years
  • Minimum of 5 years leading enterprise IT projects
  • Facilitates dependency and risk management (including mitigation identification) for the Scrum teams and the ART.
  • Facilitates team and cross-team impediment removal for the team.
  • Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration within the Agile teams and across the ART to support value delivery and Sprint commitments.
  • Provides visibility into the Agile teams delivery plans and Release plans on the program level and to stakeholders.
  • Understands Enterprise Change Governance requirements and is able to plan for & contribute to artifacts needed.
  • Has knowledge of software development, testing, CICD, & data management practices and how to incorporate those practices into delivery.
  • Understands the role and responsibilities of their team and provides a transparent and inclusive environment for their team and stakeholders.

Desired Skills:

  • Enables the team to become high performing through collaboration and a relentless focus on continuous improvement.
  • Measures team delivery, maturity, and performance and reviews the metrics with the team to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborates across the ART to create program level transparency, visibility and drive commitment.
  • Takes on Senior Scrum Master Responsibilities to drive Train ceremonies, host PI Planning preparation and execution, supports the creation of a Program Backlog.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21059682

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Lee Polidoro

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
800 W TRADE ST, NC, Charlotte, 28255