Our development organization is transforming to a scaled agile environment and is seeking experienced Scrum Masters to help make this transition a success. In this role, you will be the servant-leader of 1-2 agile teams within a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)-based organization aimed at delivering world-quality process control products built across web, cloud, PC and embedded platforms integrated with locally developed hardware.
The ideal candidate has experience contributing to an agile transformation and working in a SAFe-based organization and is passionate about working with software development team members to foster an effective agile/Scrum environment while coordinating with other agile teams and development leaders in order to deliver great products. You should be able to work in a dynamic and fast-passed environment and communicate effectively with a wide range of people, experience levels, and technical backgrounds.
Facilitate regular Scrum events such as Sprint Planning, Daily-Standup, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective
Work collaboratively with developers, Products Owners, release train leaders, and management to effectively identify and remove impediments to the development team's progress
Foster agile best practices and a culture of relentless improvement amongst assigned scrum teams and the development organization as a whole
Work collaboratively with other Scrum Masters and release train leadership to coordinate and support the activities of all of the Scrum teams
Support release train leadership in preparing for each Program Increment
Effectively guide discussions and engage in conflict resolution when necessary
Work with management to escalate problems encountered on/amongst scrum teams as necessary
Earn the respect of the scrum teams and exert influence on them towards an effective agile implementation while maintaining their sense of ownership and empowerment
Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures across the organization
Serve as both an example and a champion for the values and principles of both SAFe and the Agile Manifesto
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering and 6 or more years of relevant experience (or a Master's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience) in software development
Minimum 2 years of experience as a Scrum Master for one or more Scrum teams implementing Scrum or Scrum within a SAFe context
Demonstrated knowledge of agile processes and the Scrum Master's role in them through at least one of the following certifications:
Certified SAFe Scrum Master (Scaled Agile)
Certified SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (Scaled Agile)
Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance)
Certified Advanced Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance)
Professional Scrum Master I, II, or III (Scrum.org)
Demonstrable understanding of the challenges commonly faced in a scaled agile context
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with ability to clearly communicate technical and non-technical information to a range of audiences
Excellent skills in facilitation and assessing, understanding, and navigating team dynamics towards building and maintaining a high-performance team
The following qualifications are not required but are a highly preferred:
Experience working within the development groups of a team implementing the Scaled Agile Framework
One or more SAFe certifications, especially Certified SAFe Agilist, SAFe Scrum Master, or SAFe Program Consultant
SAFe 4.0 or 4.5 experience/certifications are also preferred but earlier versions of SAFe are also acceptable
Experience in development of solutions integrating software development on multiple platforms and proprietary hardware development
Experience in the development of process control systems, avionics, or other near-real time information control systems
Experience participating in or leading an agile transformation for a development organization of more than 50 developers, especially in the role of Scrum Master
Experience with ISO certified processes and audits, Secure Lifecycle Development, and/or development of products for use in a SIL environment
No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
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