The Scrum Master is a member of an agile software, hardware or embedded software development team. The Scrum Master is a servant leader who helps the team self-organize, self-manage, and achieve its goals via effective Agile, Lean, and ScrumXP practices. Can be a Scrum Master of 1-2 agile teams.
Understands and effectively applies and coaches Agile and Lean principles within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). The Scrum Master creates and maintains an environment for continuous learning and relentless improvement.
Helps the agile team coordinate dependencies with other teams and communicates status of these dependencies as needed. Collaborates with other agile teams to identify, promote, and adopt best practices and lessons learned to optimize team and program performance.
Guides rather than drives teams toward objectives, goals, and continuous improvement
Initiates and fosters collaboration, communication, and team building
Works to remove impediments in the organization so that the team can remain focused on achieving its goals
Facilitates team and program relentless improvement
Helps assure the team follows ScrumXP/Agile best practices and product development processes
Helps the team achieve and improve in areas including quality, predictability, flow, and velocity
Facilitates ScrumXP, Agile and SAFe rituals including Daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, mid-Sprint review, Demo, Retrospective, and Inspect and Adapt workshops
Coordinates solution implementation and delivery with other Scrum Masters and external teams
Effective and timely communication to all levels of the organization, including progress tracking and reporting
Maintain relevant metrics that help the team and program see how they are doing
Balances changes in direction or requirements while protecting the team so the team can achieve committed objectives
Collaborates with Product Owners to ensure team execution and performance are aligned with business objectives - near and long-term
Helps to create a culture of openness, honesty, and transparency
Coordinates with other Scrum Masters and Shared Resources in planning meetings
Helps manage the teams relationships with outside stakeholders
Coordinates team efforts under architectural and portfolio governance
Collaborates with an engineering manager to build an agile culture in teams
Fosters a high-performing team by focusing on ever-improving team dynamics and performance
Helps protect the team from uncontrolled injection of work
Ability to deal with conflicts, failure, and protect team by saying "no"
Maintains a positive demeanor during periods of uncertainty, pressure, and conflict
Acts as a model for addressing conflict and barriers to collaboration
Demonstrates servant leadership, facilitating and coaching rather than directing
Works to empower teams and individuals
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent
We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Minimum of 8+ years' experience in Software Development/Test, Applications Engineering work, Technical Support, or other related role
Minimum of 4 years' experience in an Agile development environment
In depth knowledge of agile methodologies and techniques is preferred
Previous experience in a leadership role preferred
Knowledge of, or experience with Rockwell Automation products or other industrial control equipment is preferred
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