AGENCY PRODUCT MANAGEMENT SCRUM MASTER
Summary - Responsible for facilitating the successful, on-time, high quality delivery of various product development activities by leading and coaching one or more delivery teams. Plays a key role in allowing the company to meet stated objectives and continuously learning how to be more responsive to rapidly changing business conditions through the ongoing application of principles and practices of multiple agile frameworks, primarily scrum. Possesses a solid understanding of how scrum and other agile frameworks work to deliver business value and how various practices can and should evolve. Serves as the on-scene expert and not only understands these concepts, but is able to articulate their value and the dynamics of using one or more of them.
Responsible for the planning and facilitation of standard meetings to include; backlog preparation, iteration planning, retrospectives, iteration reviews and daily stand-ups
Engages with any needed business entity to help remove obstacles to his or her teams being able to deliver on stated goals and helps to negotiate working agreements
Is a leader in the agile community within and outside of STRATA in order to better understand how to be effective in the role and apply experiences of others in improving team performance
Engages and assists the product owner(s) to ensure that work requests are properly articulated, prioritized and detailed
Works to identify blocked or stalled stories and assists the team in learning to resolve the issues or assists getting resolution
Ensures "best practices" are used across the teams, including but not limited to, identifying tools & processes required, training team members on usage.
Provide training to new team members regarding agile process Identify additional team and individual training needs of existing members
Ensures that scrum framework is utilized in a manner consistent with the corporate framework
Dedicated to continuous process improvement through feedback loops, coaching, retrospectives, and individual improvement
Acts as a mentor for junior level scrum masters and project managers
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work a variable schedule(s) as necessary.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum qualifications and requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year experience working in a Scrum Team
Strong analytical skills
Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented
Supervisory responsibilities-The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring that all personnel working on their projects are accurately recording time against the projects, fully understand what is required of them and are delivering their tasks on time.
Working conditions-The Scrum Master is required to successfully execute projects with team members located in onsite and including multiple, remote locations. Working conditions are in agreement with conditions described within the company handbook unless explicitly noted in this document.
Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer