23 days old

Scrum Master

Sacramento, CA 95814
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Scrum Master
  • Facilitate the cross-functional delivery of a range of business and technology deliverables using advanced negotiation, facilitation, planning and dependency management techniques.
  • Holds the Product Owner and Development team accountable for their responsibilities in running the scrum process.
  • Facilitate release planning and governance activities across teams.
  • Visualize program and delivery progress via status reports and dashboards for leadership, while helping remove roadblocks and maintaining a laser focus on enabling consistent velocity and delivery for core team members
  • Identify and manage cross-team dependencies and risks; define and drive mitigation plans
  • Operate as a servant leader for the team and coach roles and stakeholders on understanding of the Scrum methodology
  • Advocate for agile principles and help negotiate agreements between teams; facilitate productive communication between teams and among teammates
  • Identify and champion when process or technology improvements may be warranted; lead continuous improvement by identifying and remediating cross-functional process gaps across your teams and the technology organization at large
  • Act as data steward for team metrics such as timesheets, estimates, velocity, rosters, etc.
  • Experience managing virtual and global distributed teams
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment
  • BS or BA or commensurate experience
  • 3 years of relevant project management experience
  • Agile delivery experience; waterfall and / or other frameworks preferred
  • SAFe, Scrum Alliance CSM / CSP certification or PMI's Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • Strategic thinker with strong customer focus
  • Strong analytical and project management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize, track, and deliver results
  • Able to build, manage, and work with multiple teams to achieve defined goals
  • Demonstrated ability to manage vendor engagements, budgets, timelines
  • Communicate effectively to establish collaborative working relationships
  • Able to communicate technical issues to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proactively identify risk and issues and ensures mitigation and closure
  • Able to help course correct continuously as new priorities and new information becomes available
  • Experience operating in a regulated environment preferred
Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 160 years. Every day, we serve approximately 29 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Copyright 2019 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, NY.


Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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