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Job Title: Senior Scrum Master – Sales & Relationship Channel Technology                                                                       

Job Location: Remote

 

Do you see your next career move taking you to a Fortune 100 financial services company? Do you aspire to work in a dynamic, high energy, agile environment? If these words describe your ideal career opportunity, we may have the position for you!

 

Brooksource is looking for a Senior Scrum Master to join our client’s Digital Sales & Relationship Channel Technology team. The Scrum Master is expected to scale up quickly and join an existing scrum team in supporting critical applications. The Scrum Master will manage and coordinate the delivery of software products through the Scaled Agile for Enterprise (SAFe) Scrum framework. The ideal candidate will be highly organized with good communication skills so as to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to be able to respond to and manage unplanned priorities.

 

Daily you will: 

• Act as a servant leader to assist the self-organizing, self-managing Agile team(s) achieve its goals

• Continuously educate the team(s) in Scrum and ensure that the Agile process is being followed

• Help remove impediments and foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement

• Develop detailed sprint plans to monitor and track progress

• Manage changes to backlog priorities, and sprint scope/plans

• Measure / adjust team velocity and assign backlog items based on capacity 

• Use discretion and personal judgment to determine when to escalate issues to management

• Identify / manage scrum team/delivery risk

• Manage the relationship with business partners (internal customers) and Product Owners, especially in the area of expectations

• Lead daily scrum calls

• Present status, checkpoint, solution options as needed to various audiences

• Deflect noise away from the Scrum team to allow them to complete assigned tasks

• Remove friction between Scrum team members and other Scrum teams as needed

• Conduct retrospective meetings and act upon lessons learned / best practices

• Coordinate and direct the efforts of the team in the release of applications to production

• Actively participate in Program Increment planning events and pre-planning leading up to those events

Top Skills Needed:

• Proven Agile Scrum Master experience (at least 5-10 years)

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Experience with regular, cyclical production release cycles

• Occasional travel for 2-3 day offsite meetings (3-4 times a year starting in 2022)

• Full experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Nice to Haves: 

  • Agile / Scrum certification, specifically Scaled Agile (SAFe) experience/cert is a strong differentiator
  • Experience with any of the following tools: Jira/JiraAlign, Confluence, SharePoint
  • Financial Services experience
  • Experience working with Offshore teams

Benefits of working with Brooksource:

·        Direct communication with the hiring manager, which allows us to have a clear understanding of the timelines and move candidates through the interview process efficiently

·        Dedication to keep an open line of communication and provide full transparency

·        Brooksource is an equal opportunity employer

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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