Scrum Master

Agile, CSP, DCE, Development, Excel, HTTP, Lifecycle, Management, Metrics, PC, PMP, Project, Project Management, Scrum, Supervision, UPS
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description






Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur’s easy-to-use cloud based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur® Connect is the platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers and solution partners to access and extend Concur’s T&E cloud. Concur is trusted by thousands of companies in more than 100 countries and reaches millions of employees worldwide.  


We're proud of what we've accomplished so far, but now it is time to take it to the next level, and to do that we need you.  


As an Agile Scrum Master you will be working intimately with 2-3 teams to ensure the thorough planning and efficient execution of every sprint.  You will be responsible for ensuring that your Agile teams embrace Agile business and development practices throughout the product lifecycle including planning, execution, launch, and support.  This role also requires Agile coaching of teams, individuals, and leaders, including Delivery Managers and Product Owners.  You may also be involved in the development and mentoring of colleagues who are looking to assume a Scrum Master role.  
Responsibilities:


We’re looking for an outstanding Scrum Master who knows how to work with teams of product managers and highly skilled engineers in a fast moving Agile environment.   You are passionate about Agile, communication, and human dynamics, and have an insatiable appetite for helping people excel.  You are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve the status quo, able to maintain a broad perspective while paying attention to details, and take great pride in your work.  A self-starter, you are not afraid to raise issues and drive change to remove impediments from your team and also improve the greater organization.

In This Role you Will:


  • Drive team productivity by assuming the Scrum Master role for up to three teams.
  • Drive and lead planning, daily stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives for your teams.   
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent work completion.
  • Embrace, coach, and evangelize Agile values and principles.
  • Build team cohesion and foster open and honest team communication.
  • Collect, report, and refine Agile metrics to quantify and communicate team performance.
  • Catalyze continuous improvement of process and practice through collaboration with team and organizational leaders to identify and implement improvements.
  • Ensure that teams are effectively executing against the highest value priorities.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner on roadmap creation, forecasting activities, and team planning.
  • Provide "go to" leadership, transparency, and visibility to the entire Concur organization.
  • Operate under moderate supervision.
  • Be aware of, and comply with, all corporate policies.






Key Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of project, product, or technical leadership in a software development environment.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a dedicated Scrum Master and / or Agile Coach.
  • Expert knowledge of Agile framework and methods (i.e. Scrum, Kanban).
  • Deep skills in estimation, story slicing, grooming, and other Agile techniques.
  • Solid experience leading Scrum events: Planning, Daily Scrums, Reviews / Demos, and Retrospectives.
  • Outstanding communication, facilitation, organization, and coaching skills.
  • Ability to productively converse with business stakeholders and engineers alike.
  • Experience with Agile in multi-team organizations.
  • Experienced in use and configuration of one or more Agile management tools (i.e. Jira, VersionOne, Rally).
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Operations, or other relevant discipline.
  • CSM, CSP, CSC or ACP Certification.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

Who you are:

  • Self-starter, self-motivated, self-directed, self-sufficient … able to hit the ground and start running.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit who relishes new challenges and is comfortable plotting a course through ambiguity.
  • Excellent collaborator and communicator in all forms.
  • Team player willing to jump in and solve complicated problems.
  • Detail oriented yet able to see and guide your teams towards the “big picture”.
  • Naturally comfortable interacting collaboratively with colleagues at all levels.
  • Data driven decision maker.
  • Proven leader.

In Addition to the Above:

  • Project management, with PMP certification.
  • Business design and operations.
  • Training design and delivery.
  • Six Sigma certification (Green Belt or higher).
  • Coordination with, and management of, offshore or remote development teams.
  • Experience with other Agile approaches and concepts such as Lean, XP, and continuous delivery.  

EEO:


Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.



Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization.  As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines.  This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives.  With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.


Concur is a SaaS company.  Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business.  The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of ‘Leadership through innovation in everything we do’.   Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.


Confidentiality and our core value ‘Personal and corporate integrity’ are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company.

E-Verify:

 

Concur participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization.


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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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