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Senior Scrum Master

Company: Experis
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Bring your SCRUM Master skills, technology experience and savvy to this organization and manage Global HR Technology initiatives supporting our business success. Work collaboratively with business and technical team members to deliver high visibility initiatives via state-of-the art retail technologies. Strong candidates will have excellent traditional project management and SCRUM Master/Agile project experience with an ability to apply each appropriately to drive project success. Have an appetite for challenge and a mind for problem solving, a concise and insightful communication style when it comes to driving and leading teams to achieve dates, a good sense of humor in the face of ambiguity and an inherent ability to balance priorities. Daily Responsibilities:

  • Apply scrum/agile iterative development processes to drive on-time and on-budget delivery of global retail projects
  • Leverage strong communication skills and tools to manage through ambiguity and drive consensus
  • Leverage risk and issue management, leadership courage and proactive / timely communications to safeguard scrum team resources and direct corrective measures to ensure success
  • Bridge communication between technology and the business through targeted communications and fostering open dialog
  • Provide scrum team members with clear direction - including appropriate governance and decision making - and support development of self managing scrum teams
  • Monitor status, provide updates on milestones/estimates, team velocity, and capacity
  • Direct completion of applicable lifecycle deliverables in compliance with established company standards, practices and policies.
  • Negotiate across multiple functions to resolve conflicts and competing priorities.Interaction level with team:
    • CollaborativeTechnology requirements:
      • Scrum/agileDegree or certifications required:
        • None specified; Scrum certifiedYears experience:
          • 7-10Required background & Skills:
            • Application of industry-based scrum master and/or project management and systems development methodologies and tools - . Must include multiple project experience managing with Agile methodology, as Scrum Master.
            • Applied Information Technology (IT) project-based roles
            • Experience with global implementations involving translation and localization
            • Building and leading distributed teams
            • IT project management, including all elements of scope, time, cost, risk, quality, integration, procurement, human resources and communications
            • Ability to navigate within a fast paced dynamic environment with high degrees of ambiguity to deliver complex initiatives
            • Ability to maneuver through tough political situations
            • Ability to manage geographically distributed teams
            • Superior communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to diverse audiences and all levels of the organization, able to bridge communication gaps between technology and business users, and able to foster open team communication.
            • Ability to think creatively
            • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to build cross-functional project teams and protect valuable team resources
            • Ability to identify and voice concerns and project issues in a timely and effective manner
            • Ability to flex leadership style to accommodate a wide variety of team member styles and leverage team diversity
            • Strong problem-solving and analytical skillsNice-to-Haves:
              • Knowledge on project managementTop Candidate Skills/Years of Experience 1 Knowledge on project management 3-5 2 Hybrid work experience 2-3 3 Agile skills 7-10

Keywords: Experis, Seattle , Senior Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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