Scrum Master X 2

Horizontal Integration - Cypress, CA (30+ days ago)2.3


Must be able to convert to FT without the need of sponsorship.

IDEAL BACKGROUND:
Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management
Lean Methodology Certification(s)
Healthcare experience
Experience practically implementing or executing within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Kanban experience
Ability to lead and influence large matrix teams both on and off-shore

TOP REQUIREMENTS:
5+ years of IT experience
2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach
1+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects

*** What experience will set candidates apart from one another? Experience managing and leading large scale teams as a Scrum Master in a complex IT Environment.

Essential Duties:
  • Doing everything possible to ensure delighting customers
  • Guiding the team(s) and the organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • Guiding the team(s) on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Guiding the team(s) on self-organizing to fully realize the potential of Agile/Scrum frameworks
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team(s) and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team(s) to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team(s) using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
  • Perform as an evangelist for internal implementation of SAFe (SAFe + PLM)
  • Helping the department and mature out of legacy processes
  • Mentor junior Scrum Masters towards improvement
Required Skills/Experience:
  • First level Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM I, SAFe Agilest or Practitioner)
  • 5 years of experience in a Scrum Master role for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for eliciting change in team behavior (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc.)
Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus):
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, PSM II, SPCT 4++)
  • Knowledge of other agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team (.Net, Java, or other web development languages)
  • Previous experience as a development team lead
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Contributions to the public around agile practices