Scrum Master

Scrum, Agile, Kanban
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Title: Agile Coach/Scrum Master
Location: Oakland, CA
Agile Coach will be a strong expert practitioner with skills to educate and help mature multiple scrum teams, with deep knowledge of the practicalities in the agile/lean space. The coach will have a range of skills in teaching, mentoring, facilitating and professional coaching, and their own delivery style which will be a blend of all these techniques. The coach will also work with senior leadership to increase team effectiveness and implement Agile principles.
How you will make an impact:
  • Works with Scrum Teams, and programs, to adopt new ways of thinking, and adapt the way they work
  • Guides and leads the team to follow agile principles and practices
  • Facilitates agile discipline to cultivate effective team dynamics and nurture team to self-direct, embrace and exhibit the agile mindset
  • Conducts new team workshops in partnership with other Agile coaches
  • Guides teams through standard daily activities, with intention of upskilling the Scrum Master/team, and transferring accountability over initial sprints (model, coach, and empower)
  • Coaches to positively reinforce an Agile mindset, practices, and skills to teams and individuals
  • Mentors Scrum Masters and Product Owners to enable innovative servant leadership and empowerment of teams
What we look for:
  • Experienced in a Scrum Master role for at least five years of enterprise environment leading multiple teams, both onsite and offshore.
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches Kanban, Scrum, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile techniques Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, Pairing, Agile Games, etc.
  • Experience coaching in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Extensive track record of introducing best practices, overcoming challenges and ensuring that the team has all the necessary skills to make them successful.
  • Ideally, the Agile Coach will have actual past experience playing all three of the main roles (or very similar roles) somewhere in their background.
  • Proven competencies expected for expert scrum role i.e. comes to the role with the advanced scrum/knowledge competencies defined for senior level.
  • Subject matter expert in facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution.
  • An expert practitioner with the skills to educate and help mature Scrum teams.
  • Expert in various agile methodologies, SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, XP.
  • Ability to effectively communicate across multiple levels, from the Scrum team to lead.
  • Demonstrated experience with Visioning, Road-mapping, Release Planning, Iterative Planning/Continuous Planning (Scrum/Kanban events).
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor others.
  • Strategic perspective in enabling planning, continuous improvement, and thoughtful data-driven decisions.
Benefits and perks:
  • 12 days starting vacation plus 11 holidays and your birthday off!
  • Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low-cost premiums
  • 100% paid dental insurance
  • 100% paid vision insurance
  • Onsite gym and/or gym discount and fitness incentive
  • Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
  • Career growth: we love promoting from within
  • Strong commitment to work/life balance
  • Technology allowance
  • Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities

Thanks & Best Regards

Shujath Ali | Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist

510-993-3063 sali at delta dot org

Posted By

Shujath Ali

1333 Broadway Suite 800 Oakland, CA, 94612

Dice Id : ddpca
Position Id : 6367337
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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