Summary/Scope of Position: The Scrum Master is a member of an agile software or embedded software development team. The Scrum Master is a servant leader who helps the team self-organize, self-manage, and achieve its goals via effective Agile, Lean, and ScrumXP practices. Can be a Scrum Master of 1-2 agile teams. Understands and effectively applies and coaches Agile and Lean principles within the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). The Scrum Master creates and maintains an environment for continuous learning and relentless improvement. Helps the agile team coordinate dependencies with other teams and communicates status of these dependencies as needed. Collaborates with other agile teams to identify, promote, and adopt best practices and lessons learned to optimize team and program performance. Essential Functions: Functional Guides rather than drives teams toward objectives, goals, and continuous improvementInitiates and fosters collaboration, communication, and team buildingWorks to remove impediments in the organization so that the team can remain focused on achieving its goalsFacilitates team and program relentless improvementHelps assure the team follows ScrumXP/Agile best practices and product development processesHelps the team achieve and improve in areas including quality, predictability, flow, and velocityFacilitates ScrumXP, Agile and SAFe rituals including Daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, mid-Sprint review, Demo, Retrospective, and Inspect and Adapt workshopsCoordinates solution implementation and delivery with other Scrum Masters and external teamsEffective and timely communication to all levels of the organization, including progress tracking and reportingMaintain relevant metrics that help the team and program see how they are doingBalances changes in direction or requirements while protecting the team so the team can achieve committed objectivesCollaborates with Product Owners to ensure team execution and performance are aligned with business objectives - near and long-term Leadership Helps to create a culture of openness, honesty, and transparencyCoordinates with other Scrum Masters and Shared Resources in planning meetingsHelps manage the teams relationships with outside stakeholdersCoordinates team efforts under architectural and portfolio governance Collaborates with an engineering manager to build an agile culture in teamsFosters a high-performing team by focusing on ever-improving team dynamics and performance Helps protect the team from uncontrolled injection of workAbility to deal with conflicts, failure, and protect team by saying "no" Interpersonal Maintains a positive demeanor during periods of uncertainty, pressure, and conflictActs as a model for addressing conflict and barriers to collaborationDemonstrates servant leadership, facilitating and coaching rather than directingWorks to empower teams and individuals Education Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, with concentration in software; or equivalent knowledge in the areas of software engineering (software requirements analysis, software design, software testing) desired. Experience Requirements: Minimum of 8 years' experience in Software Development/Test, Applications Engineering work, Technical Support, or other related roleMinimum of 4 years' experience in an Agile development environmentIn depth knowledge of agile methodologies and techniques is preferred Previous experience in a leadership role preferredKnowledge of, or experience with Rockwell Automation products or other industrial control equipment is preferred
Internal Number: 93912BR
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