Scrum Master I

Scrum Master

Job title: Scrum Master I

Company: State Employees’ Credit Union

Job description: If you are motivated and believe in the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People,” join our team!Position Overview:As a Scrum Master I you blend deep scrum expertise with a passion for mentoring and coaching, and constant improvement. As part of a highly partner driven team you will advise, mentor, coach, and train on performance against agile values, practices, and processes to accelerate team value delivery.In partnership with the program manager, you will maintain a backlog, help to remove impediments, and facilitate agile ceremonies such as the daily stand up, sprint planning, backlog refinement and retrospectives. You will have responsibility for release management coordination and participate in scaling ceremonies and activities as you manage interdependencies across teams and product areas.You will examine and drive team performance through metrics and find opportunities for the team to fully realize the benefits of working in an hybrid structure.Responsibilities:

  • 20% – Working collaboratively with SECU development teams and Program Managers to enable delivery of the team’s mission through well-executed projects.
  • 20% – Accelerating overall team performance, efficiency and value delivered by engaging within and across teams to find opportunities to improve project management maturity and metrics, and providing coaching, training, and resources.
  • 15% – Maintaining and updating team performance metrics (e.g., burn-down charts) and artifacts to ensure accurate and clear feedback to the team members and transparency to other partners within the organization.
  • 20% – Managing, coordinating logistics for, and participating in project management events (e.g., backlog prioritization, planning, team syncs, retrospectives.)
  • 15% – Assist the team with removing any impediments that are preventing them from achieving their goals Educate the team on project management principles and practices.
  • 10% – Facilitate team events (Planning, Team Sync, Review, Retrospective) Help the Development Team to create and maintain the Product Backlog

Required Education:HS Diploma or GEDRequired Relevant Experience:2 yearsRequired Knowledge, Abilities, Skills:Experience working with or in agile teams with good understanding of agile practices.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Familiarity with project management tools.Jira and Confluence experience highly preferred.LucidChart and LucidSpark experience highly preferred.Possess excellent communication and people-interaction skills and can rapidly build trust and positively influence others at all levels of the organization.With mentor support, demonstrate a continuous improvement approach.Proven change agent capable of coaching agile practices (with mentor support) to teams and individuals from across different functions, experiences, and geographies as they work through new and unfamiliar situations.Effective facilitator (with mentor support) and can brainstorm with the team to generate solutions that address challenges and roadblocks to accelerating value delivery.Intellectually curious and passionate about learning new skills and model a culture of continuous learning and coaching.Knowledge of Agile methods or frameworks. (Scrum, Kanban, XP)Desired Education, Experience, Knowledge, Abilities, Skills:Bachelor’s Degree and 6 months to 1 years of experience in an Agile environment and Financial Institution experienceORHigh School Diploma or GED and 1 to 2 years of experience in an Agile environment and Financial Institution experienceCSM or SAFe SM certification is required and experience in a start-up environment is highly preferred.Special Position Requirements:

  • Sitting for prolonged periods
  • Computer for prolonged periods

SECU provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.DisclaimerState Employees’ Credit Union reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower level based on business need.

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Location: Raleigh, NC

Job date: Sat, 25 May 2024 23:09:28 GMT

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