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Senior Scrum Master

Seattle, WA, USA | Diversified Global Property and Casualty Insurer

  • Industry:
    Insurance - General
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Operates as a team-based servant leader in service to the teams needs

Ensures the team is practicing Agile ethics

Coaches, mentors and provides guidance to scrum masters, squads and individuals

Coach senior leaders, mangers, business partners and team through continued agile maturity

Promotes continuous improvement by coaching, developing roadmaps to enhance agile maturity and leverage metrics to identify and measure progress

Play a key role in defining the value streams within and across the organization

Apply effective SAFe methodologies

Facilitate continuous improvement and the development of a learning culture on teams

Coordinate and enhances the portfolio agile process - refines, recommends and implements consistent process and tools for agile program management

Identify emerging best practices and opportunities to help continuously advance agile methods and practices

Provide scaling expertise to align multiple agile teams, collaborate and facilitate quarterly planning with large groups, manage portfolio backlog of epics and features, and facilitate decision making with product management, senior leaders and architects

Direct the execution of agility health checks or assessments to ensure that mindsets, principles, and practices are being maintained.Guide leaders through interpretation of the outcomes and plan for action

Remove impediments through provision of appropriate resources, guidance and escalation

Collaborate with senior product owner and architecture team to ensure alignment on strategy and execution

Work with Product Owners and team members to learn and practice healthy backlog management and prioritization practices


Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree

6+ years of IT and project/program management and experience in agile software development including coaching on agile methodologies; SPC certification preferred

8+ years in a leadership position, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Solid coordination skills, ability to multitask and manage multiple teams in a cross-functional environment

Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and team building skills, business judgment, and proven expertise in directing the efforts of a technical staff

In-depth knowledge of business functions and understanding of business operations, strategies and objectives


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