Scrum Master - Marketing

  • Boston Consulting Group,
  • Boston, MA
  • 1 hour ago
IT
Full Time

Job Description

WHAT YOU'LL DO As a Scrum Master, you will:

Partner with Product Owner to prioritize work through the backlog and manage other scrum artifacts
  • Reviewing sprint progress to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate
  • Ensuring teams manage work and priorities effectively, all team members are engaged, and all work is captured in the backlog

Enable Squads to realize their mission and objectives and deliver on their OKRs/KPIs
  • Driving members to anticipate and resolve potential blockers (e.g., resource constraints), and ensuring impediments and blockers are removed or escalated as needed
  • Ensuring that Squads and Tribes are interacting with dependent stakeholders effectively
  • Maintaining and updating squad process metrics and artifacts to ensure all squad members - including the Product Owner - communicate to stakeholders accurately and transparently both internally and externally
  • Measuring squad output over time - e.g. creating burn-down charts

Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress the work of the squad
  • Engaging and partnering with Agile Coaches and Agile CoE to help identify and deliver against training needs to support Agile practices
  • Observing and engaging with individual Squad members to identify opportunities to improve Agile performance and effectiveness, bringing a continuous improvement and "MVP" mindset to the Squad's work

Work with squads to embed and reinforce Agile practices and behaviors and ensure their maturity
  • Working with senior leadership to facilitate and lead Agile ways of working within the squads
  • Facilitating Agile sprint ceremonies as appropriate including Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint reviews, Sprint Retrospectives and backlog refinement
  • Providing thought leadership and constructive feedback to team members to help drive Agile maturity, knowledge and effective communication
  • Partnering with PO and Agile Coach in coaching the squad to identify practical ways to drive their progress and maturity

Enable the Organization's new ways of working and embed Agile principles in the day to day
  • Modelling behaviors to support the organization's transformation to a new way of working
  • Assessing squad members and stakeholders in adopting agile ways of working
  • Actively curate a culture supportive of continued learning, transparency and empowerment
  • Collaborating with other leaders in the Digital Products organization and the Agile Center of Excellence (e.g. Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters) to further drive organizational change
YOU'RE GOOD AT
  • Living agile culture and values and spreading your passion for them among other teams
  • Supporting people, regardless of seniority, to adjust to and embrace scrum ways of working
  • Sharing and transmitting passion and in-depth knowledge about Agile principles and are excited to embed them across the organization
  • Applying innovative and creative thinking to solve complex problems and get things done
  • Bringing a data-driven approach to decision making, both in day-to-day management and in making strategic trade-offs
  • Problem solving difficult and complex problems, typically within ambiguous and non-structured settings, and transforming obstacles into big opportunities
  • Discerning what is and what is not, influencing others to follow the correct path, even if they want to experiment "different scrum"
  • Developing relationships, engaging and influencing stakeholders broadly, including senior leaders, to direct business outcomes
  • Communicating with empathy and influencing others broadly within your area of responsibility
  • Being an agile role model: you work collaboratively, you show courage, you take responsibility, you have confidence, you speak out, you are creative, and you simplify
  • Interacting with others with excellent people management skills: listening, motivating, observing, giving and receiving feedback helps individuals and teams grow
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
  • Total 6+ years' relevant Agile experience (e.g.,Scrum Master, \\ \\ Agile Coach/ Mentor) in 1 or more organizations
  • Agile Certifications, preferably Scrum.org (PSM I + PSM II) or Scrum Alliance (Certified Scrum Master)
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a relevant field preferred
  • Deep understanding of agile software delivery, the path to production and other operational aspects
  • Deep knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP, DevOps etc.)
  • Extensive Experience with JIRA / Confluence or other software to manage agile programs
  • Practical knowledge of various coaching tools in team management
  • Good understanding of technology enabled business transformation, Digital transformation, Organizational transformation, delivering enterprise-level IT and Digital projects
  • Exceptional communications and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in the functional area related to your tribe above is a plus
  • Experience in consulting is a plus
YOU'LL WORK WITH
  • Different product squads within BCG to help in the development of digital products
  • Product Owners, to teach them how agile works and to make the most of this new framework
  • Other Scrum Masters within BCG, to share best practices and ensure alignment between teams and a culture
  • Agile Coaches, with whom you will share passion about Agile ways of working and with whom you will shape promote business agility (within your teams and in the whole company)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.
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Position Id : 15177_14234BR
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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