Sr. Scrum Master in Clearwater, FL at PODS

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

This is a senior level role in PODS Enterprises, LLC IT department and the role will act as a lead for one or more scrum delivery teams.   In this capacity the Scrum Master will be a combination of Technical Program manager and Release Control Manager and will insure production readiness of software releases for all Commercial-Off-the-shelf and custom solutions in PODS application portfolio.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the Agile practice by working with the Product Ownership function
  • Lead Role of Scrum Masters and ensuring the reporting of completions, the management of next steps and the resolution of impediments on behalf of the teams represented.
  • Expanding the Agile practices and Agile/Scrum frameworks to functional areas outside the IT organization.
  • Promotes SAFe quality practices by assisting multiple teams in constantly improving the quality of their deliverables and ensuring consistency across the organization.
  • Enterprise level Agile coach that will monitor and guide teams and other leaders within the IT organization to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Fosters the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship that follows best practices of effective Agile teams. Building a trusting and safe environment that promotes collaboration among all team members and leadership.
  • Design strategies and supports IT PMO in the selection and implementation of tools and systems to support the improvement of the practice.
  • Provides support to Product Ownership function and works with functional managers to executive IT strategy

MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Manager – Program Management
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management)

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related technology field or equivalent work experience
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) required
  • SAFe 4.0 Scrum Master (SSM) – from Scaled Agile required
  • Advanced Certified Scrum Master certification highly-desired
  • 6 plus years of experience as a Scrum Master.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills to engage and motivate team members
  • Demonstrates initiative and strong attention to detail
  • High-level of proficiency in Scrum, Kanban, DevOps and other Agile development techniques
  • Capable of leading the implementation of Agile practices across multiple IT functional areas
  • Strong emphasis on teamwork and close collaboration across all roles and functions
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Scaled Agile practices
  • Experience in leading organizations with agile transformations

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer for up to 8 hours a day; Ability to use hands and fingers to type on a keyboard and use a mouse to navigate; Vision sufficient to view small details on a computer monitor
  • Ability to stand and walk up to 8 hours a day; ability to stoop, bend and lift boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to hear and verbally communicate using a telephone handset and/or connected headset device

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Regular business hours. Some additional hours may be required.
  • Travel requirements: Negligible
  • Climate-controlled office environment during normal business hours.
  • May be subject to pre-employment criminal background check and/or drug screening as well as random drug screenings in accordance with company policy
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