Principal Scrum Master

Employment Type:
Full Time
Sector:
IT Jobs
Job Role:
Project Management Jobs
Area:
California
Location:
United States of America
Salary:
Competitive
Posted:
10-Nov-17
Recruiter:
Mobile Jobs
Job Ref:
AA00081217-X

Job Description:
We're looking for a Scrum Master who is passionate about coaching teams and evangelizing Scrum and agile principles throughout the company. Our teams adhere to the entire Scrum framework, including all roles and ceremonies. The ideal Scrum Master will have the experience and excitement to continuously improve the way we develop and deliver Norton Security worldwide.
Responsibilities
Act as Scrum Master for one to three teams, providing a learning environment to deliver business value and embodying servant leadership.
Develop a deep understanding of our product offering and vision to guide our teams.
Challenge, coach, and guide the organization using agile and lean principles.
Emphasize code quality through small, focused user stories.
Experiment with and integrate processes and tools that encourage continuous improvement.
Create metrics to provide teams and the organization with relevant feedback.
Interpersonal Traits
Servant Leader - Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done. Communicative and social – Must be able to communicate well with teams.
Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team.
Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls. Situationally
Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to product owner.
Enthusiastic – Must be high-energy!
Continual improvement – Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team.
Conflict resolution – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches.
Attitude of empowerment – Must be able to lead a team to self-organization.
Attitude of transparency – Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust.
Minimum Qualifications
Certified Scrum Master (CSM). Understand fundamentals of iterative development. Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, practices, and rules. Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise. Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures. Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team. Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics. Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor or Master's degree, or equivalent work experience.
At least 3+ year’s work experience in the Scrum Master role.
Other Certifications: CSP, CSPO, SAFe-SA / SPC, PMP, ACP.
Jira Confluence experience a plus.
A passion for quality.

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