General overview of the role
The Scrum Master is accountable for all aspects of a diverse, very complex information technology project or multiple large-scale IT projects. Serves as a coach, mentor, and facilitator of Agile practices ensuring fast product development through transparency, inspection and adaptation. Provides project management coordination, support, and assistance in all aspects of IT product development.
Coach, mentor, and facilitate the team members to adopt truly Agile mindset, including ownership, self-management and empowerment.
Manage and facilitate the scrum team's daily work including execution of Sprint Ceremonies (e.g., Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up, Sprint Review and Retrospective).
Capturing and tracking sprint metrics (e.g., team velocity), and being accountable for the continuous improvement of the scrum team.
Create a collaborative environment which allows the team and stakeholders to interact closely.
Identifying and removing impediments to allow the team to focus on development.
Help the team identify its strengths and weaknesses.
Motivating and acting as the glue that holds the team together.
Identifies, monitors and coordinates interdependencies across multiple products/projects.
Oversee the design, development, and implementation of work plans to determine the required tasks and resources.
Create schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
Support the portfolio management decision process through the creation of project charters, scope documents, risk assessments, and budgets (including both capital, expense and O&M tails for projects.
Delivery and Monitoring:
Lead small to medium scale IT projects for a business unit within time, budget and specification constraints.
Provides strategic direction of critical path milestones within project plans.
Monitors and communicate status to leadership. Communicate and incorporate feedback from customers.
Risk Identification, Action Planning, and Analysis:
Conduct business impact analysis both inside and outside the company and review findings with management of the critical business functions.
Develop, implement, and administer standards and procedures for recovery planning, security planning and documentation.
Ensure the effectiveness of recovery and backup capabilities.
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Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related work experience OR 8 years of related work experience.
Certified Scrum Mater (CSM) , Agile Scrum Master (ASM) OR PMP
Strong track record of on-time, on-budget and to-specification delivery of projects.
Ability to manage Agile and Non-Agile projects.
Ability to manage relationships with internal business customers.
The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.