Scrum Master

Agile, Best practices, Computer science, Conflict resolution, Continuous integration, Cross-functional, Cross-functional team, Decision-making, Kanban, Leadership, Project management, Reporting, Scrum, Scrum master, Software development, Social networks, Social media, Solution delivery, User stories, UX, Web applications, TDD, Policies, Problem solving, Product owner
Full Time
$80,000 - $110,000

Job Description

WHAT WE WANT

FriendFinder Networks is looking for a Scrum Master who will work with cross functional teams to evangelize and train team members on best practices for agile software development, own scrum master role for 1-2 teams who are delivering highly scalable and reliable web applications, and help the organization evolve to adopt the agile release train. If you are passionate about agile software delivery, excellence in project management, software quality, and love fun working environments, join us to ensure we continue to provide new users and tens of millions of our existing customers the best possible user experience on our web sites 24 hours a day, every day of the year, all over the world.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Provide all support to the teams using a servant leadership style and leading by example
  • Guide and Coach the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values
  • Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of problem solving
  • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. Remove any impediments to the team progress
  • Assist with internal and external communication, improve transparency, and share information
  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining (aka grooming) and managing the product backlog

 

WHAT YOU MUST HAVE

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years’ hands-on experience serving as a scrum master for a software development team
  • First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM)
  • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc)
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, Nexus, etc
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • You must be at least 21 years old or older
  • You must be comfortable with adult content

 

WHAT IS PREFERRED

  • Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
  • Use of latest SAFe methodology

 

WHAT YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE

  • Comfortable working independently and as a member of a cross functional team
  • Have a high degree of honesty and integrity
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-player, positive attitude and flexible

 

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: No direct reports

 

PERKS

FriendFinder Networks Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a business casual work environment, flexible work hours, and a competitive salary. The benefits package includes:

  • 401(k) with a 5% match on eligible earnings with no vesting period
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, LTD and Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (20 days PTO) and Holiday Pay (12 company paid holidays off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Club Reimbursement

 

ABOUT US

FriendFinder Networks is an international leader in social media founded in 1996. Originally started as a main-stream social networking site, the company quickly adapted to consumer preferences, and branched out into different social media verticals. FriendFinder Networks’ vision is pioneering new development of innovative and social media technology connecting people every day all over the world.

 

OUR HUMANITY (Equal Opportunity Employer)

At FriendFinder Networks we are proud to celebrate diversity of people for the benefit of our employees, our products, and the global community we all belong to.

 

It is the policy of FriendFinder Networks Inc., and its subsidiaries, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment or services are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, disability, marital status, religious or political preferences or union affiliation.

Dice Id : 10500076
Position Id : 6618416
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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