Scrum Master II

  • AFLAC,
  • Columbus, GA
  • 7 hours ago
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Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

As a servant leader ensures agile values and principles are understood and enacted by the agile teams. Trains and coaches the agile teams on agile values, principles, practices, frameworks and tools. Helps the teams to continuously improve their performance and increase business agility

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Train, coach and mentor one or more teams to embrace agile values and principles

• Train and coach the teams on all aspects of planning and execution including vision, release roadmap, user story creation, story mapping, release planning, sprint events, progress monitoring and continuous improvement

• Help the teams to focus on sprint and release goals and delivery commitments and help to solve team impediments as well as protect the team from external interferences

• Interface with other agile teams and the rest of the organization to manage dependencies and coach other agile teams, program level and portfolio level teams as needed

• Constantly strive to improve the teams' performance

• Define and roll out agile metrics and assist with the identification, collection and reporting on metrics and make recommendation for improvements to respective stakeholders across the enterprise.

• Provide visibility to the stakeholders by defining and implementing information radiators. Define metrics, identify and collect data and report metrics and status to stakeholders periodically and as needed

• Provide guidance on achieving higher levels of agile maturity while complying with defined Agile Core Principles and enterprise frameworks

• Provide feedback from teams' retrospectives to the Enterprise Agility Office for improvement

• Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience Required
  • Bachelor's Degree Computer science, Information Systems or business administration

  • Six or more years of experience in software product or application development, business analysis/digital analyst, or project management

  • Must have completed and received certification in the 1.0 Scrum Master Enablement Program offered by Enterprise Agility office

  • One year Scrum Master experience

  • Experience in software product or application development, business analysis or project management

  • Experience as a Development Team Member of an Agile Team before becoming a Scrum Master

Education & Experience Preferred
  • Certification Certifications in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD)

  • Certification Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

  • Certification Certified Scrum Master

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Knowledge and practice of removing impediments typically faced by teams working in cutting edge technologies in a large enterprise

• Solid understanding of Scrum, XP, Kanban and Lean

• Knowledge of scaling frameworks

• Strong flare for training and coaching multiple teams

• Servant leader with excellent communication and facilitation skills, who is enthusiastic and assertive

• Knowledge and experience in transitioning teams from traditional mode to agile

• Knowledge and experience as a Development Team Member of an Agile Team

• Advanced Knowledge of SDLC and several software development

• Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean

• Scaling frameworks like LeSS, SAFe and

• Product Backlog

• Software

• Software project

• Agile engineering practices (continuous integration, continuous delivery, pair programming, test driven development, etc.)

• IT application

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

Company Information

Join a company that’s been named to Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 21 years in a row. As part of the Aflac team, you’ll find yourself in a supportive work environment with an organizational culture that champions an open-door management philosophy, competitive salaries, excellent benefits and more. While we’re a dedicated company — with promises to help protect more than 50 million policyholders worldwide — it hasn’t stopped us from enjoying our philosophy of camaraderie and having some fun along the way. (After all, we do happen to have the Aflac Duck as our brand ambassador.) And they’ve all been part of our core values for more than 65 years. Aflac is committed to a culture that embraces an environment of understanding and empathy. You’ll quickly see that we’ve built a company where every employee in our diverse workforce can perform at their very best. But our diversity efforts don't stop at our front door. They extend into our community through outreach and service — and by our agents, suppliers and business partners. Through our Diversity Council, we’ve developed initiatives to implement, support and help further our diversity-related efforts across the globe. 

Dice Id : 10109603
Position Id : 3089
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago

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